Township of Hamilton, NJ
Atlantic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Hamilton 5-26-1983 by Ord. No. 846-83, as amended through 5-1-1989 by Ord. No. 991-89. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Agricultural Advisory Board — See Ch. 4.
Environmental Protection Commission — See Ch. 25.
Industrial Commission — See Ch. 43.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 144.
Fees — See Ch. 167.
Excavations — See Ch. 163.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 173.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 264.
Trailers and trailer camps — See Ch. 279.
203a Table 7.1 Area and Bulk Requirements 203b Table of Lot Requmts for Commercial Districts 203c Figure 78A-71.1 203d Exhibit A 203e Table 11.1 Residential Housing Types 203f Table 11.2 Building Spacing Length and Units 203g Diagrams 1-15 203i Cross Section of Parking Lot Edge 203j Conceptual Parking Lot Design Elements 203k Environmental Review Checklists 203l Environ Impact Statement 203m Figure XV-1 203n Table A8-2 203o L.S. Figures 1 through 5 and 7 and 8 203p Figures 1 through 9 - Building Configuration 203q Application Form 203r Checklists 203s Table 1 Residential Housing Types 203t Table 2 Building Spacing 203u App A Stormwater Landscape Illus 203v App B References 203w ZBA Var App Checklist
Article I General Provisions

§ 203-1 Titles.

§ 203-2 Intent and purpose.

§ 203-3 Construal of provisions; applicability.

§ 203-4 Planning Board.

§ 203-5 Zoning Board of Adjustment.

§ 203-6 Administrative procedures.

§ 203-7 Protest.

§ 203-8 Master Plan.

§ 203-9 Procedures for development in Pinelands Area.

§ 203-10 Historic Preservation Commission.

Article II Districts

§ 203-11 Zoning districts enumerated.

§ 203-12 District boundaries; Zoning Map.

§ 203-13 Determination of district boundaries.

§ 203-14 Official Map.

§ 203-15 Variances.

Article III Definitions and Word Usage

§ 203-16 Word usage.

§ 203-17 Terminology and interpretation.

§ 203-18 Definitions.

Article IV Agricultural District

§ 203-19 Purpose.

§ 203-20 Permitted and accessory uses.

§ 203-21 Area and bulk requirements; exceptions.

§ 203-22 Off-street parking.

§ 203-23 Landscaping.

§ 203-24 Lighting.

§ 203-25 Signs.

§ 203-26 Additional standards.

Article V Forest Area Districts

§ 203-27 Purpose.

§ 203-28 Permitted, accessory and conditional uses.

§ 203-29 Area and bulk requirements; exceptions.

§ 203-30 Off-street on-site parking.

§ 203-31 Landscaping.

§ 203-32 Lighting.

§ 203-33 Signs.

§ 203-34 Minimum standards for campgrounds.

§ 203-34.1 Nonclustered single-family residential development.

Article VI Rural Development Districts

§ 203-35 Purpose.

§ 203-36 Permitted, accessory and conditional uses.

§ 203-37 Area and bulk requirements; exceptions.

§ 203-38 Off-street on-site parking.

§ 203-39 Landscaping.

§ 203-40 Lighting.

§ 203-41 Signs.

§ 203-42 Additional standards.

§ 203-42.1 Nonclustered single-family residential development.

Article VII Regional Growth Districts

§ 203-43 Purpose.

§ 203-44 Permitted and accessory uses.

§ 203-45 Area and bulk requirements.

§ 203-46 Off-street on-site parking.

§ 203-47 Landscaping.

§ 203-48 Lighting.

§ 203-49 Signs.

Article VIII Mizpah Village

§ 203-50 Purpose.

§ 203-51 Permitted and accessory uses.

§ 203-52 Area and bulk requirements.

§ 203-53 Off-street parking.

§ 203-54 Landscaping.

§ 203-55 Lighting.

§ 203-56 Signs.

Article IX Commercial Districts

§ 203-57 Purpose.

§ 203-58 Permitted, accessory and conditional uses.

§ 203-59 Area and bulk requirements.

§ 203-60 Off-street parking.

§ 203-61 Landscaping.

§ 203-62 Lighting.

§ 203-63 Signs.

§ 203-64 Fences.

§ 203-65 Additional standards.

§ 203-66 Gaming arcades.

§ 203-67 Automobile sales and service establishments.

§ 203-68 Automotive services.

§ 203-69 Fast-food restaurants and convenience stores.

§ 203-70 Planned commercial development.

§ 203-71 Regional and design commercial shopping centers.

§ 203-72 Drive-in banks.

§ 203-73 Sexually oriented businesses.

§ 203-74 Village Commercial District.

§ 203-75 Planned recreation and entertainment complexes.

Article X Industrial Business Park Districts

§ 203-76 Purpose.

§ 203-77 Principal and accessory uses.

§ 203-78 Area and bulk requirements.

§ 203-79 Additional standards.

§ 203-80 Parking and circulation requirements.

§ 203-81 Landscaping.

§ 203-82 Signs.

§ 203-83 Lighting.

§ 203-84 Fences.

§ 203-85 A Industrial Business Park District.

§ 203-86 Outdoor Storage Overlay District (Overlay B).

§ 203-86.1 Recreational Overlay District.

§ 203-86.2 Hotels and conference center hotels.

§ 203-87 Office District.

Article XI Planned Adult Communities

§ 203-88 Purpose.

§ 203-89 Conditions prerequisite.

§ 203-90 Permitted uses.

§ 203-91 Mixed-use regulations.

§ 203-92 Open space requirements.

§ 203-93 Density.

§ 203-94 Area and bulk requirements.

§ 203-95 Spacing between buildings.

§ 203-96 Height.

§ 203-97 Off-street on-site parking.

§ 203-98 Landscaping.

§ 203-99 Signs.

§ 203-100 Lighting.

§ 203-101 Fences.

§ 203-102 Waiver of density provisions.

Article XII Subdivision, Site Plan and Conditional Use Approval

§ 203-103 Filing of applications.

§ 203-104 Decisions.

§ 203-105 Rights conferred by preliminary approval.

§ 203-106 Application for final approval.

§ 203-107 Effect of final approval.

§ 203-108 Minor subdivisions.

§ 203-109 Filing of plats.

§ 203-110 Exemptions and waivers from site plan requirements.

§ 203-111 Pre-application workshop.

§ 203-112 Subdivision and site plan review application requirements.

§ 203-113 Details for minor subdivisions.

§ 203-114 Major subdivision sketch plats.

§ 203-115 Preliminary and final plat details for major subdivisions.

§ 203-116 Details for preliminary and final site plan.

§ 203-117 Waivers of requirements.

§ 203-118 Design standards.

§ 203-119 Objectives of developmental review.

§ 203-120 Design standards for minor subdivisions.

§ 203-121 Design standards for major subdivisions.

§ 203-122 Design standards for site plans.

§ 203-123 General improvement requirements and specifications.

§ 203-124 Street improvements.

§ 203-125 Sanitary sewers.

§ 203-126 Water.

§ 203-127 On-site fire protection.

§ 203-128 Street trees.

§ 203-129 Streetlighting.

§ 203-130 Street signs.

§ 203-131 Off-street or on-site improvements.

§ 203-132 (Reserved)

§ 203-133 Inspection.

§ 203-134 Performance and maintenance guaranties.

§ 203-135 Diagrams; application form; checklists.

Article XIII Signs

§ 203-136 Purpose.

§ 203-137 Scope.

§ 203-138 Certificate of zoning compliance required.

§ 203-139 General standards.

§ 203-140 Classification of signs.

§ 203-141 Signs permitted without certificate or fee.

§ 203-142 Unlawful signs.

§ 203-143 Regulations for residential districts.

§ 203-144 Regulations for commercial and industrial districts.

Article XIV Environmental Review and Site Analysis

§ 203-145 Intent.

§ 203-146 Requirements for environmental impact statements.

§ 203-147 Preparation and content of environmental impact statement.

§ 203-148 Format.

§ 203-149 Contents of environmental impact statement.

§ 203-150 Review process; schedules.

§ 203-151 Environmental impact and site analysis statement requirements.

§ 203-152 Utilities plan.

§ 203-153 Description of vegetation required.

§ 203-154 Identification of wildlife.

§ 203-155 Energy plan.

§ 203-156 Identification of public services.

§ 203-157 Transportation and impact report.

§ 203-158 Open space and recreation plan.

§ 203-159 Historical and archaeological resource analysis for non-Pinelands Areas.

§ 203-160 Scenic corridors and vistas.

§ 203-161 Demographic and social analysis.

§ 203-162 Air quality.

§ 203-163 Noise quality inventory analysis.

§ 203-164 Aesthetics plan.

§ 203-165 Fiscal impact and market analysis.

§ 203-166 Construction and operational plan.

§ 203-167 Landscaping and lighting plan.

§ 203-168 Security analysis and plan.

Article XV Special Regulations

§ 203-169 Buffer landscaping requirements.

§ 203-170 CLUZ Impact Area.

§ 203-171 Development credit criteria.

§ 203-172 D'Imperio dump site.

§ 203-173 Maximum height requirements for fences, walls and hedges.

§ 203-174 Forestry operations.

§ 203-175 Home personal offices.

§ 203-176 Medical complexes, nursing homes and convalescent centers.

§ 203-177 Places of worship.

§ 203-178 Private swimming pools.

§ 203-179 Professional offices for one professional.

§ 203-180 Schools.

§ 203-181 Setback standards for Pinelands-designated scenic corridors.

§ 203-182 Tree preservation.

§ 203-183 Wetlands development.

§ 203-184 Public utility substations.

§ 203-184.1 Personal wireless telecommunications facilities (PWTFs).

§ 203-185 Vegetation removal and fire management.

§ 203-186 Water quality.

§ 203-187 Fair housing requirements.

§ 203-188 Waste management.

§ 203-189 Agriculture.

§ 203-190 Design guidelines.

§ 203-191 Government buildings.

§ 203-192 Satellite dish antennas.

§ 203-193 Density Transfer Program.

§ 203-194 Swine farming.

§ 203-195 Visibility at intersections.

§ 203-196 Day-care centers in nonresidential zoning districts.

§ 203-196.1 Residential cluster development in the Forest Area and Rural Development Districts.

Article XVI Regulations Applicable to All Districts

§ 203-197 Purpose.

§ 203-198 Prohibited uses.

§ 203-199 Nonconforming uses and structures.

§ 203-200 Unsafe conditions.

§ 203-201 Exempted subdivisions.

§ 203-202 Undersized lots of record.

§ 203-203 Construction trailers, storage trailers and sales trailers.

Article XVII Capital Improvement Program

§ 203-204 Preparation of program.

§ 203-205 Basis of program; conferral with other officials.

§ 203-206 Review of capital projects.

§ 203-207 Capital budget.

Article XVIII Historic District

§ 203-208 Purpose.

§ 203-209 Definitions.

§ 203-210 Referral of development applications involving historic landmarks or historic districts.

§ 203-211 Certificate of appropriateness.

§ 203-212 Standards and criteria.

§ 203-213 Demolitions and relocations.

§ 203-214 Enforcement.

§ 203-215 (Reserved)

§ 203-216 Violations and penalties.

Article XIX Review by Other Agencies; Enforcement; Appeals

§ 203-217 Enforcement.

§ 203-218 Violations and penalties.

§ 203-219 Permits.

§ 203-220 Review by county.

§ 203-221 Pinelands review.

§ 203-222 Review by state agencies.

Article XX Federal Aviation Administration Technical Center

§ 203-223 Purpose.

§ 203-224 Permitted uses.

Article XXI (Reserved)

§ 203-225 through § 203-231. (Reserved)

Article XXII Growth Area — Municipal Government Building District

§ 203-232 Purpose.

§ 203-233 Permitted and accessory uses.

§ 203-234 Area and bulk requirements.

§ 203-235 Parking and circulation.

§ 203-236 Landscaping.

§ 203-237 Lighting.

§ 203-238 Signs.

§ 203-239 Fences.

Article XXIII Revegetation

§ 203-240 Title.

§ 203-241 Green space.

Article XXIV Planned Village Development Zone

§ 203-242 Purpose.

§ 203-243 General provisions.

§ 203-244 Definitions.

§ 203-245 Permitted uses.

§ 203-246 Housing mix regulations.

§ 203-247 Neighborhood commercial development regulations.

§ 203-248 Open space requirements.

§ 203-249 Density.

§ 203-250 Area and bulk requirements.

§ 203-251 Spacing between buildings.

§ 203-252 Height.

§ 203-253 Off-street and on-site parking.

§ 203-254 Landscaping.

§ 203-255 Signs.

§ 203-256 Lighting.

§ 203-257 Fences.

§ 203-258 Waiver of density provisions.

§ 203-259 Development review.

§ 203-260 Unnecessary cost-generating features.

Article XXV Stormwater Management

§ 203-261 Scope and purpose; applicability.

§ 203-262 Site development stormwater plans.

§ 203-263 Methodologies for calculation of stormwater runoff rate and volume, stormwater runoff quality, and groundwater recharge.

§ 203-264 Stormwater management performance standards for major development.

§ 203-265 Design, construction, and safety standards for structural stormwater management measures.

§ 203-266 Inspection, maintenance and repair of stormwater management measures.

§ 203-267 Definitions.

§ 203-268 Violations and penalties.

§ 203-269 Appendices.

§ 203-270 Additional sources for technical guidance.

§ 203-271 Stormwater Landscape Illustrations, Appendix A; Appendix B.