City of Monessen, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Monessen 8-10-1998 by Ord. No. 10-1998, which also repealed the former Zoning Ordinance of 1960, as amended. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Master Plan Conference — See Ch. 62.
Building construction — See Ch. 153.
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 164.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 230.
Housing standards — See Ch. 247.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 289.
Sewers — See Ch. 317.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 345.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 365.
375a Table of Uses by Zoning District 375b Table of Lot and Setback Req by Dist 375c Sound Level Limits by Rec Land Use 375d Table 6.1 Off-Street Parking Req 375e Table of Misc Signs Not Req Permits 375f Table of Freestanding, Wall and Window Signs
Article I Administration

§ 375-1 Title.

§ 375-2 Purposes and objectives.

§ 375-3 Applicability.

§ 375-4 Enforcement.

§ 375-5 Filing fees and costs.

§ 375-6 Interpretation and similar uses.

§ 375-7 General procedure for permits.

§ 375-8 Permits and certificates.

§ 375-9 Amendments to this chapter.

§ 375-10 Curative amendments.

§ 375-11 Zoning Officer.

§ 375-12 Zoning Hearing Board actions, special exceptions and variances.

§ 375-13 Board hearings and decisions.

§ 375-14 Appeals.

§ 375-15 Public utility exemptions.

§ 375-16 City limited exemption.

§ 375-17 Site plan review procedures for certain uses.

§ 375-18 Conditional use process.

§ 375-19 Liability.

Article II Definitions

§ 375-20 General interpretation.

§ 375-21 Terms defined.

Article III Districts

§ 375-22 Designation of districts.

§ 375-23 Applicability of district regulations.

§ 375-24 Zoning Map.

§ 375-25 District boundaries.

§ 375-26 Setbacks and buffers across municipal boundaries.

§ 375-27 Table of Uses by Zoning District.

§ 375-28 Table of Lot and Setback Requirements by District.

Article IV Additional Requirements for Specific Uses

§ 375-29 Applicability.

§ 375-30 Additional requirements for specific principal uses.

§ 375-31 Additional requirements for accessory uses.

Article V Environmental Protection

§ 375-32 Additional information.

§ 375-33 Nuisances and hazards to public safety.

§ 375-34 Wetlands review.

§ 375-35 Setbacks from Monongahela River.

§ 375-36 Steep slopes.

§ 375-37 Threats to water quality.

§ 375-38 Sewage disposal.

§ 375-39 Noise.

§ 375-40 Vibration.

§ 375-41 Odors and dust.

§ 375-42 Glare.

§ 375-43 Erosion control, drainage, filling, excavation and grading.

§ 375-44 (Reserved)

Article VI Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 375-45 Required number of parking spaces.

§ 375-46 General regulations for off-street parking.

§ 375-47 Design standards for off-street parking.

§ 375-48 Parking and storage of junk vehicles and tractor-trailers.

§ 375-49 Off-street loading.

Article VII Signs

§ 375-50 Applicability.

§ 375-51 Nonconforming signs.

§ 375-52 Miscellaneous signs not requiring permits.

§ 375-53 Freestanding, wall and window signs.

§ 375-54 Abandoned or outdated signs.

§ 375-55 Location of signs.

§ 375-56 Illumination of signs.

§ 375-57 Vehicles functioning as signs.

§ 375-58 Prohibited signs.

§ 375-59 Construction of signs.

§ 375-60 Measurement and major types of signs.

§ 375-61 Off-premises signs (including billboards).

Article VIII General Regulations

§ 375-62 Frontage onto improved streets; number of uses or buildings; minimum size of dwellings.

§ 375-63 Height exceptions.

§ 375-64 Special lot and yard requirements, sight distance and buffer yards.

§ 375-65 Landscaping.

§ 375-66 Temporary uses.

§ 375-67 Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance requirements applying to nonresidential buildings.

§ 375-68 Driveway completion.

Article IX Nonconformities

§ 375-69 Proof and registration of nonconformities.

§ 375-70 Continuation of nonconformities.

§ 375-71 Expansion, construction upon or change in use of nonconformities.

§ 375-72 Damaged or destroyed nonconformities.

§ 375-73 Abandonment of a nonconformity.

§ 375-74 Changes from one nonconforming use to another use.