Borough of Conshohocken, PA
Montgomery County

PART 1
TITLE; INTENT; INTERPRETATION 

PART 2
DEFINITIONS 

PART 3
ADMINISTRATION 

PART 4
ENFORCEMENT 

PART 5
AMENDMENTS 

PART 6
ZONING HEARING BOARD 

PART 7
NONCONFORMING STRUCTURES, USES, AND LOTS 

PART 8
GENERAL REGULATIONS 

PART 9
ZONING DISTRICT CLASSIFICATIONS 

PART 10
BR-1 — BOROUGH RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT ONE 

PART 11
BR-2 — BOROUGH RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT TWO 

PART 12
R-O — RESIDENTIAL OFFICE DISTRICT 

PART 13
BC — BOROUGH COMMERCIAL DISTRICT 

PART 14
LI — LIMITED INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT/RESEARCH 

PART 15
SP-1 AND SP-2 — SPECIALLY PLANNED DISTRICTS ONE AND TWO 

PART 16
SP-3 — SPECIALLY PLANNED DISTRICT THREE 

PART 17
FP — FLOODPLAIN CONSERVATION DISTRICT 

PART 18
MFD — MULTIFAMILY DWELLING OVERLAY DISTRICT 

PART 19
EDH — ELDERLY/DISABLED HOUSING OVERLAY DISTRICT 

PART 19-A
AQH — AGE QUALIFIED HOUSING OVERLAY DISTRICT 

PART 19-B
RESIDENTIAL OVERLAY DISTRICT 

PART 20
OFF-STREET PARKING AND LOADING 

PART 21
SIGNS 

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Part 1 TITLE; INTENT; INTERPRETATION

§ 27-101 Short Title.

§ 27-102 When Effective.

§ 27-103 Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-104 Interpretation.

§ 27-105 Statement of Community Development Objectives.

§ 27-106 Conflict.

§ 27-107 Federal, State, County or Municipally Owned Property.

Part 2 DEFINITIONS

§ 27-201 Word Usage.

§ 27-202 Terms Defined.

Part 3 ADMINISTRATION

§ 27-301 Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-302 Appointment of Zoning Officer.

§ 27-303 Authority and Responsibilities of Zoning Officer.

§ 27-304 Requirement for Zoning and/or Use and Occupancy Permits.

§ 27-305 Procedure for Zoning and/or Use and Occupancy Permit Applications.

§ 27-306 Issuance or Refusal of Permits.

§ 27-307 Appeal from Decision of Zoning Officer.

§ 27-308 Fees.

§ 27-309 Exemption with Certificate of Public Convenience.

§ 27-310 Federal, State or Municipally Owned Property.

Part 4 ENFORCEMENT

§ 27-401 Violations.

§ 27-402 Enforcement Notice.

§ 27-403 Enforcement Proceedings.

§ 27-404 Enforcement Remedies.

§ 27-405 Fees.

Part 5 AMENDMENTS

§ 27-501 Power of Amendment.

§ 27-502 Application for Amendment.

§ 27-503 Review Procedure.

§ 27-504 Notice of Hearing.

§ 27-505 Curative Amendments.

§ 27-506 Fees.

Part 6 ZONING HEARING BOARD

§ 27-601 Appointments.

§ 27-602 Alternate Members.

§ 27-603 Organization of Board.

§ 27-604 Jurisdiction.

§ 27-605 Appeal or Application to Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 27-606 Board Action on Application or Appeal.

§ 27-607 Notice of Hearing.

§ 27-608 Hearing Procedures.

§ 27-609 Decision of Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 27-610 General Standards for Board Review.

§ 27-611 Specific Standards for Variances and Special Exceptions.

§ 27-612 Review of Challenges and Appeals.

§ 27-613 Expiration.

§ 27-614 Appeal to Court.

Part 7 NONCONFORMING STRUCTURES, USES, AND LOTS

§ 27-701 Nonconforming Status.

§ 27-702 Nonconforming Classifications.

§ 27-703 Nonconforming Regulations.

§ 27-704 Administration.

Part 8 GENERAL REGULATIONS

§ 27-801 Intent, Applicability of Regulations.

§ 27-802 Lots of Record.

§ 27-803 Subdivision Plan of Lots of Record.

§ 27-804 Reduction of Lot Area.

§ 27-805 Projections into Required Yards.

§ 27-806 Access to Public Street.

§ 27-807 Existing Interior Lots.

§ 27-808 Corner Lots.

§ 27-809 Height Limitation of Fences and Walls.

§ 27-810 Obstruction to Vision at Intersections Prohibited.

§ 27-811 Accessory Uses.

§ 27-812 Day-Care Facilities.

§ 27-813 Bed-and-Breakfast Accommodations.

§ 27-814 Wireless Communication Facilities.

§ 27-815 Kennels.

§ 27-816 Public Utilities.

§ 27-817 Performance Standards.

§ 27-818 Water Supply and Sewage Disposal.

§ 27-819 Private Ownership and Maintenance of Common Elements.

§ 27-820 Refuse Collection Facilities.

§ 27-821 Lighting.

§ 27-822 Parking of Commercial Vehicles in Residential District.

§ 27-823 Group Homes.

§ 27-824 Traffic Impact Study.

§ 27-825 Residential Conversions.

§ 27-826 Procedure for Conditional Use Application.

§ 27-827 Effect of Private Covenants.

§ 27-828 Buildings on Alley Lots.

§ 27-829 Conshohocken Design Review Board.

§ 27-830 Decks.

§ 27-831 No-Impact Home-Based Businesses.

Part 9 ZONING DISTRICT CLASSIFICATIONS

§ 27-901 Zoning Districts.

§ 27-902 Zoning Map.

§ 27-903 Boundaries of Districts.

§ 27-904 Federal and State Owned Property.

Part 10 BR-1 — BOROUGH RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT ONE

§ 27-1001 Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-1002 Permitted Uses.

§ 27-1003 Conditional Uses.

§ 27-1004 Conditional Use Standards.

§ 27-1005 Permitted Use Dimensional Standards.

§ 27-1006 Conditional Use Dimensional Standards.

§ 27-1007 Additional Requirements.

§ 27-1008 Parking.

Part 11 BR-2 — BOROUGH RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT TWO

§ 27-1101 Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-1102 Permitted Uses.

§ 27-1103 Conditional Uses.

§ 27-1104 Conditional Use Standards.

§ 27-1105 Permitted Use Dimensional Standards.

§ 27-1106 Conditional Use Dimensional Standards.

§ 27-1107 Additional Requirements.

§ 27-1108 Parking.

Part 12 R-O — RESIDENTIAL OFFICE DISTRICT

§ 27-1201 Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-1202 Permitted Uses.

§ 27-1203 Conditional Uses.

§ 27-1204 Conditional Use Standards.

§ 27-1205 Permitted Use Dimensional Standards.

§ 27-1206 Conditional Use Dimensional Standards.

§ 27-1207 Parking Lot Requirements.

§ 27-1208 Review Requirements.

Part 13 BC — BOROUGH COMMERCIAL DISTRICT

§ 27-1301 Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-1302 Permitted Uses.

§ 27-1303 Permitted Use Dimensional Standards.

§ 27-1304 Conditional Uses.

§ 27-1305 Conditional Use Standards.

§ 27-1306 Conditional Use Dimensional Standards.

§ 27-1307 Parking Requirements.

§ 27-1308 Design Review.

Part 14 LI — LIMITED INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT/RESEARCH

§ 27-1401 Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-1402 Permitted Uses.

§ 27-1403 Dimensional Regulations.

§ 27-1404 Additional Development Regulations.

§ 27-1405 Plan Requirements.

Part 15 SP-1 AND SP-2 — SPECIALLY PLANNED DISTRICTS ONE AND TWO

§ 27-1501 Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-1502 Use Regulations.

§ 27-1503 Height Regulations.

§ 27-1504 Areas.

§ 27-1505 Setback Regulations.

§ 27-1506 Landscaping.

§ 27-1507 Application and Review of Development Proposals.

§ 27-1508 Traffic Impacts.

§ 27-1509 Building Bulk.

§ 27-1510 Unified Development Conceptual Plan.

§ 27-1511 Dimensional and Design Standards — Residential.

Part 16 SP-3 — SPECIALLY PLANNED DISTRICT THREE

§ 27-1601 Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-1602 Permitted Uses.

§ 27-1603 Conditional Uses.

§ 27-1604 Conditional Use Standards.

§ 27-1605 Dimensional Regulations for Industrial Uses.

§ 27-1606 Additional Development Regulations for Industrial Uses.

§ 27-1607 Plan Requirements for Industrial Uses.

§ 27-1608 Area and Dimensional Regulations for Non-Industrial Uses.

§ 27-1609 Landscaping.

§ 27-1610 Riverfront Access.

Part 17 FP — FLOODPLAIN CONSERVATION DISTRICT

§ 27-1701 Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-1702 Definitions.

§ 27-1703 Definition and Establishment of Floodplain Conservation District.

§ 27-1704 Overlay Concept.

§ 27-1705 Utilization of Floodplain Conservation District.

§ 27-1706 Application Procedures.

§ 27-1707 Procedures for Consideration of Conditional Use.

§ 27-1708 Standards for Approval of Conditional Uses or Uses by Variance.

§ 27-1709 Additional Standards for Approval of Uses by Variance.

§ 27-1710 Boundary Disputes and Appeals Procedure.

§ 27-1711 Uses and/or Structures Rendered Nonconforming.

§ 27-1712 Municipal Liability.

§ 27-1713 Validity.

§ 27-1714 Abrogation and Greater Restrictions.

Part 18 MFD — MULTIFAMILY DWELLING OVERLAY DISTRICT

§ 27-1801 Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-1802 Permitted Districts.

§ 27-1803 Performance Standards.

§ 27-1804 Street Access.

§ 27-1805 Conditional Use Standards.

Part 19 EDH — ELDERLY/DISABLED HOUSING OVERLAY DISTRICT

§ 27-1901 Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-1902 Permitted Districts.

§ 27-1903 Performance Standards.

§ 27-1904 Street Access.

§ 27-1905 Passenger Loading.

§ 27-1906 Conditional Use Standards.

§ 27-1907 Landscaping and Buffering Standards.

§ 27-1908 Common Areas and Facilities.

§ 27-1909 Safety and Convenience Features.

§ 27-1910 Occupancy by the Elderly and People with Disabilities.

Part 19-A AQH — AGE QUALIFIED HOUSING OVERLAY DISTRICT

§ 27-1901-A Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-1902-A Permitted Districts.

§ 27-1903-A Performance Standards.

§ 27-1904-A Passenger Loading.

§ 27-1905-A Landscaping and Buffering Standards.

§ 27-1906-A Safety and Convenience Features.

§ 27-1907-A Occupancy by Age-Qualified Adults.

Part 19-B RESIDENTIAL OVERLAY DISTRICT

§ 27-1901-B Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-1902-B Permitted Districts.

§ 27-1903-B Performance Standards.

§ 27-1904-B Landscaping and Buffering Standards.

Part 20 OFF-STREET PARKING AND LOADING

§ 27-2001 Declaration of Legislative Intent.

§ 27-2002 Required Off-Street Parking Capacity.

§ 27-2003 Commercial Vehicles in Residential Neighborhoods.

§ 27-2004 Parking Held in Reserve.

§ 27-2005 Additional Requirements.

§ 27-2006 Reduction of Nonresidential Requirements by Special Exception.

§ 27-2007 Design Requirements for Parking Lots.

§ 27-2008 Reduction of Facilities.

§ 27-2009 Mixed or Multiple Uses.

§ 27-2010 Required Off-Street Loading and Unloading Space.

§ 27-2011 Regulations for the Specially Planned District (SP-1, SP-2 and SP-3).

Part 21 SIGNS

§ 27-2101 Purpose.

§ 27-2102 Definitions.

§ 27-2103 Applicability.

§ 27-2104 Administration.

§ 27-2105 General Sign Regulations for All Districts.

§ 27-2106 Signs Permitted in Residential Districts (BR-1 and BR-2).

§ 27-2107 Signs Permitted in R-O District.

§ 27-2108 Signs Permitted in Commercial and Industrial Districts (BC, LI).

§ 27-2108.1 Dimensional Standards.

§ 27-2109 Signs Permitted in the Specially Planned Districts (SP-1, SP-2 and SP-3).

§ 27-2110 Nonconforming Signs.