Borough of Washington, NJ
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Washington 1-23-1979 by Ord. No. 1-79.
Editor's Note: Ordinance No. 1-79 also superseded former Chapter 94, Zoning, adopted 3-8-1961, as amended.
Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Garage and yard sales — See Ch. 54, Art. III.

Stormwater management — See Ch. 57.

Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 61.

Sedimentation and soil erosion control — See Ch. 69.

Soil removal — See Ch. 73.

Special improvement district — See Ch. 74.

Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 75.

Swimming pools — See Ch. 78.

Trees — See Ch. 83.

ARTICLE I
Title (§ 94-1) 

ARTICLE II
Purpose (§ 94-2) 

ARTICLE III
Definitions and Word Usage (§ 94-3 — § 94-5) 

ARTICLE IV
General Provisions (§ 94-6 — § 94-25) 

ARTICLE V
Review Procedures and Plat Details (§ 94-26 — § 94-35.1) 

ARTICLE VI
Design and Performance Standards (§ 94-36 — § 94-69.1) 

ARTICLE VII
Zone District Requirements (§ 94-70 — § 94-86.1) 

ARTICLE VIII
Affordable Housing (§ 94-87) 

ARTICLE IX
Housing Officer (§ 94-88 — § 94-90) 

ARTICLE X
Development Fees (§ 94-91 — § 94-102) 

094a TABLE OF ZONING MAP AMENDMENTS 094b Zoning Map
Article I Title

§ 94-1 Short title.

Article II Purpose

§ 94-2 Purpose.

Article III Definitions and Word Usage

§ 94-3 Interpretation of words not defined.

§ 94-4 Definitions from statute.

§ 94-5 Definitions.

Article IV General Provisions

§ 94-6 Scope and interpretation.

§ 94-7 Amendments.

§ 94-8 Appeals.

§ 94-9 Board of Adjustment.

§ 94-10 Compliance.

§ 94-11 Conditional uses.

§ 94-12 When effective.

§ 94-13 Enforcement officer.

§ 94-14 Fees.

§ 94-15 Guaranties and inspections.

§ 94-16 Repealer.

§ 94-17 Off-tract improvements.

§ 94-18 Permits.

§ 94-19 Planning Board.

§ 94-20 Provisions applicable to both Board of Adjustment and Planning Board.

§ 94-21 Public hearing notices.

§ 94-22 Effect on pending actions.

§ 94-23 (Reserved)

§ 94-24 Severability.

§ 94-25 Violations and penalties.

Article V Review Procedures and Plat Details

§ 94-26 Conditional approval.

§ 94-27 Exceptions.

§ 94-28 Exemptions from subdivision and site plan regulations.

§ 94-29 Simultaneous review of applications.

§ 94-30 Site plan approval required.

§ 94-31 Submission of informal plat for developments.

§ 94-32 Submission of preliminary plat for major developments.

§ 94-33 Submission of final plat for developments.

§ 94-34 Plat design standards for subdivision applications.

§ 94-35 Plat design standards for site plan applications.

§ 94-35.1 Severe/critical slopes.

Article VI Design and Performance Standards

§ 94-36 General requirements.

§ 94-37 Accessory buildings.

§ 94-38 Apartments and townhouses.

§ 94-39 Bikeways.

§ 94-40 Buffers.

§ 94-41 Effect on previously approved actions.

§ 94-42 Cluster developments.

§ 94-43 Curbs and gutters.

§ 94-44 Drainage.

§ 94-45 Easements.

§ 94-46 Environmental impact report.

§ 94-47 Fences and walls.

§ 94-48 Homeowners' associations.

§ 94-49 Lighting.

§ 94-50 Lots.

§ 94-51 Monuments.

§ 94-52 (Reserved)

§ 94-53 Off-street parking and loading.

§ 94-54 Performance standards.

§ 94-55 (Reserved)

§ 94-56 Public utilities.

§ 94-56.1 Required improvable area.

§ 94-57 Sanitary sewers.

§ 94-58 Service stations.

§ 94-59 Shade trees.

§ 94-60 Sidewalks.

§ 94-61 Sight triangles.

§ 94-62 Signs.

§ 94-63 Soil erosion and sediment control.

§ 94-64 Soil removal.

§ 94-65 Streets.

§ 94-66 Swimming pools.

§ 94-67 (Reserved)

§ 94-68 Yards.

§ 94-69 Water supply.

§ 94-69.1 Wind and solar energy systems.

Article VII Zone District Requirements

§ 94-70 Enumeration of districts.

§ 94-71 Zoning Map, schedules and performance standards.

§ 94-72 Interpretation of boundaries.

§ 94-73 Prohibited uses.

§ 94-73.1 Certain undersized lots.

§ 94-73.2 Nonconforming uses, structures and lots.

§ 94-73.3 Numbers of principal uses.

§ 94-74 M-3 Mountain District.

§ 94-75 R-1 Residence District.

§ 94-76 R-2 Residence District.

§ 94-77 R-3 Residence District.

§ 94-78 R-4 Garden Apartment District.

§ 94-79 R-6 Residence District.

§ 94-79.1 AR-7 Age-Restricted Residential Zone District.

§ 94-80 B-1 Highway Business District.

§ 94-81 B-2 Central Business District.

§ 94-82 OB Office Building District.

§ 94-83 I Industrial District.

§ 94-84 Conditional uses, churches and schools.

§ 94-85 PL Public Land District.

§ 94-86 Morris Canal District.

§ 94-86.1 Wind and solar energy and production systems.

Article VIII Affordable Housing

§ 94-87 Uniform Affordable Housing Productions Based Upon Growth Share.

Article IX Housing Officer

§ 94-88 Purpose.

§ 94-89 Definitions.

§ 94-90 Establishment of Housing Officer position and compensation; powers and duties.

Article X Development Fees

§ 94-91 Purpose.

§ 94-92 Basic requirements.

§ 94-93 Definitions.

§ 94-94 Residential development fees.

§ 94-95 Nonresidential development fees.

§ 94-96 Eligible exactions, ineligible exactions and exemptions.

§ 94-97 Collection of fees.

§ 94-98 Contested fees.

§ 94-99 Affordable housing trust fund.

§ 94-100 Use of funds.

§ 94-101 Monitoring.

§ 94-102 Ongoing collection of fees.