Township of Upper Gwynedd, PA
Montgomery County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Upper Gwynedd 11-23-1987 by Ord. No. 87-11.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Commission — See Ch. 32.
Building construction — See Ch. 63.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 97.
Flood damage control — See Ch. 103.
Noise abatement — See Ch. 124.
Stormwater management — See Chs. 161, 162, 163 and 164.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 168.
Attachment 1 - Schedule of Sign Regulations
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Editor's Note: This ordinance superseded former Ch. 195, Zoning, adopted 8-23-1971 by Ord. No. 71-6, as amended.
Article I Purpose and Interpretation

§ 195-1 Purpose.

§ 195-2 Interpretation.

Article II Word Usage; Definitions

§ 195-3 Word usage; definitions.

Article III Districts; Zoning Map; Boundaries

§ 195-4 Classification of districts.

§ 195-5 Zoning Map.

§ 195-6 District boundaries.

§ 195-7 (Reserved)

§ 195-8 Compliance required.

Article IV Regulations Applicable in All Districts

§ 195-9 General standards.

Article V District Regulations

§ 195-10 BP Business Professional District.

§ 195-10.1 B Business District.

§ 195-10.2 (Reserved)

§ 195-11 R-1 Residential District.

§ 195-12 R-2 Residential District.

§ 195-13 R-3 Residential District.

§ 195-14 R-4 Residential District.

§ 195-14.1 TH Townhouse Residential District.

§ 195-15 MH Mobile Home Park District.

§ 195-16 GA Garden Apartments District.

§ 195-17 VPR Village Preservation Residential District.

§ 195-18 VC Village Commercial District.

§ 195-19 PSR Planned Single-Family Residential District.

§ 195-20 OC Office Center District.

§ 195-21 TOD Transit-Oriented Overlay District.

§ 195-22 C Commercial District.

§ 195-23 SC Shopping Center District.

§ 195-24 FP Floodplain District.

§ 195-25 LI Limited Industrial District.

§ 195-26 IN Institutional District.

§ 195-26.1 I Industrial District.

§ 195-26.2 AP Agricultural Preservation District.

§ 195-27 Lot averaging.

Article VI Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 195-28 Parking facilities.

§ 195-29 Parking space sizes.

§ 195-30 Special design requirements.

§ 195-31 Reduction of facilities.

§ 195-32 Off-street loading facilities.

§ 195-33 Interpretation of provisions.

§ 195-34 Handicapped parking.

Article VII Sign Regulations

§ 195-35 Regulations pertaining to all districts.

Article VIII Nonconformities

§ 195-36 Continuance of existing use of land.

§ 195-37 Continuance of existing building or use of building.

§ 195-37.1 Adjacent Nonconforming lots.

§ 195-38 Change of use.

§ 195-39 Abandonment of nonconforming use.

§ 195-40 Extension.

§ 195-41 Determination of class of changed or resumed use.

§ 195-42 Reconstruction of damaged or destroyed nonconforming buildings.

§ 195-43 Condemned buildings.

§ 195-44 Temporary nonconforming uses.

§ 195-45 Nonconforming signs.

Article IX Administration

§ 195-46 Enforcement; appointment of administrator.

§ 195-47 Powers and duties of administrator.

§ 195-48 Permits required.

§ 195-49 Applications.

§ 195-50 Fees.

§ 195-51 Appeals.

Article X Zoning Hearing Board

§ 195-52 Appointment; word usage.

§ 195-53 Powers and duties.

§ 195-54 Burden of proof in special exception matters.

§ 195-55 Criteria for exceptions or variances.

§ 195-56 Power to modify orders of administrator.

§ 195-57 Appeal and application rules and procedures.

§ 195-58 Meetings.

§ 195-59 Notice of hearings.

§ 195-59.1 Deemed withdrawal of appeal or application for special exception or variance.

§ 195-60 Expiration of special exceptions and variances.

§ 195-61 Appeals.

§ 195-62 Fees.

Article XI Amendments

§ 195-63 Action of governing body.

§ 195-64 Procedure.

§ 195-65 Application for amendment by citizen.

§ 195-66 Fees.

Article XII Violations and Penalties; Additional Remedies

§ 195-67 Investigations by Zoning Officer.

§ 195-68 Notice of violation.

§ 195-69 Violations and penalties.

§ 195-70 Additional remedies.

Article XIII Wireless Communications Facilities

§ 195-71 General requirements for all tower-based wireless communications facilities.

§ 195-72 Tower-based facilities outside rights-of-way.

§ 195-73 Tower-based facilities in rights-of-way.

§ 195-74 General requirements for all non-tower wireless communications facilities.

§ 195-75 Non-tower wireless facilities outside rights-of-way.

§ 195-76 Non-tower wireless facilities in rights-of-way.

§ 195-77 Penalties and violations applicable to all wireless facilities.

§ 195-78 Police powers.