Borough of Pottstown, PA
Montgomery County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
PART 1 PURPOSE

§ 100 Short Title.

§ 101 Purpose.

§ 102 Details.

PART 2 APPLICATIONS

§ 200 Permits Required.

§ 201 Applications.

§ 202 Applications in Conservation and Gateway Districts.

§ 203 Permits.

§ 204 Details.

PART 3 DISTRICTS

§ 300 Establishment of Districts.

§ 301 Zoning Map.

§ 302 Conservation District — Intent.

§ 303 Conservation District – Effect.

§ 304 Conservation District – Review Procedure.

§ 305 Conservation District — Design Guidelines.

§ 306 Demolition.

§ 307 Style of Architecture.

§ 308 Placement of Buildings.

§ 309 Building Size.

§ 310 Building Height.

§ 311 Base, Body and Cap.

§ 312 Proportion of Building Walls to Openings.

§ 313 Building Form. (Photos on file at Borough Office).

§ 314 Texture and Pattern of Materials.

§ 315 Additions.

§ 316 Porches.

§ 317 Fences and Walls.

§ 318 Neighborhood Residential (Conservation).

§ 319 Traditional Town Neighborhood (Conservation).

§ 320 Downtown (Conservation).

§ 321 Gateway District — Intent.

§ 322 Gateway District — Effect.

§ 323 Gateway District – Design Review Procedure for Existing Buildings.

§ 324 Gateway District – Design Review Procedure for New Buildings.

§ 325 Gateway District – Design Guidelines.

§ 326 Demolition.

§ 327 Architectural Style and Additions.

§ 328 Placement.

§ 329 Proportion of Building Walls to Openings.

§ 330 Texture and Pattern of Materials.

§ 331 Fences and Walls.

§ 332 Neighborhood Business (Gateway).

§ 333 Downtown Gateway (Gateway).

§ 334 Gateway East and Gateway West (Gateway).

§ 335 Park (Gateway).

§ 336 Flex Office (Contemporary).

§ 337 Highway Business (Contemporary).

§ 338 Heavy Manufacturing (Contemporary).

§ 339 Floodplain Overlay District.

§ 340 Floodplain Boundaries.

§ 341 Floodplain Regulations.

§ 342 Airport Overlay District.

§ 343 District Boundaries.

§ 344 Effect.

PART 4 CONDITIONAL USES

§ 400 Conditional Uses – Applications.

§ 401 Conditional Uses.

§ 402 Existing Building Conditional Uses.

§ 403 Large Lot Conditional Uses.

§ 404 Accessory Uses.

PART 5 GENERAL REGULATIONS

§ 500 Miscellaneous Regulations.

§ 501 Prohibited Uses.

§ 502 Performance Standards.

§ 503 Solar Energy Equipment.

§ 504 Home Occupations.

PART 6 PARKING

§ 600 Off-Street Parking.

§ 601 Off-Street Parking Standards.

§ 602 Off-Street Parking Surfaces.

§ 603 Overflow Parking Surfaces.

§ 604 Lighting of Parking Areas.

§ 605 Access Driveways.

§ 606 Accessory Parking Lots.

§ 607 Shared Parking Lots.

§ 608 Off-Street Loading Areas.

§ 609 Parking Lots in Conservation, Gateway Districts.

PART 7 SIGNS

§ 700 Intent.

§ 701 Conformance Required.

§ 702 Definitions.

§ 703 General Regulations.

§ 704 Prohibited Signs.

§ 705 Permits Required.

§ 706 Exempt Signs.

§ 707 Conditional uses.

§ 708 Signs on the Premises of Legally Nonconforming Uses.

§ 709 Regulation of Legally Nonconforming Signs.

§ 710 Permits.

§ 711 Special Regulations for Signs in Historic Districts.

§ 712 Sign Uses and Restrictions.

PART 8 NONCONFORMITIES

§ 800 Nonconformities.

§ 801 Continuation of Use.

§ 802 Regulation of Nonconforming Uses.

§ 803 Repairs and Maintenance.

§ 804 Restoration of Damaged Nonconforming Uses.

§ 805 Termination and Abandonment.

§ 806 Cessation of Use Excused.

PART 9 ZONING HEARING BOARD

§ 900 Zoning Hearing Board – Jurisdiction.

§ 901 Zoning Hearing Board – Membership.

§ 902 Applications.

§ 903 Time limitation.

§ 904 Hearings – Notification.

§ 905 Hearings – Procedures.

§ 906 Variances.

§ 907 Procedure to Obtain a Preliminary Opinion.

§ 908 Validity of Ordinance – Substantive Questions.

§ 909 Appeals to Court.

PART 10 APPEALS

§ 1000 Appeals.

PART 11 ENFORCEMENT

§ 1100 Enforcement by Zoning Officer.

§ 1101 Right of Entry.

§ 1102 Causes of Action.

§ 1103 Enforcement Notice.

§ 1104 Jurisdiction.

§ 1105 Enforcement Remedies.

§ 1106 Finances and Expenditures.

§ 1107 Exemptions.

PART 12 AMENDMENTS

§ 1200 Amendments.

§ 1201 Landowner Curative Amendments.

§ 1202 Municipal Curative Amendments.

PART 13 SEVERABILITY, CONFLICTS, REPEALER

§ 1300 Severability.

§ 1301 Conflict with Other Laws.

§ 1302 Conflicts between Main Ordinance and Appendix.

§ 1303 Repealer.

PART 14 DEFINITIONS

§ 1400 Definitions.