Borough of Hawthorne, NJ
Passaic County
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners (now Municipal Council) of the Borough of Hawthorne 1-17-1979 by Ord. No. 1322 (Ch. 225 of the 1989 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 185.
Fees — See Ch. 220.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 247.
Housing standards — See Ch. 280.
Land use procedures — See Ch. 293.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 370.
Rooming houses — See Ch. 388
Movement of soil — See Ch. 420.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 450.
Trailers and trailer camps — See Ch. 482.
540a Sch of Bulk Controls Table
Article I General Provisions

§ 540-1 Title.

§ 540-2 Purpose.

§ 540-3 Definitions and word usage.

§ 540-4 Establishment of zones.

§ 540-5 Zoning Map.

§ 540-6 Zone boundaries.

§ 540-7 Schedule of Bulk and Coverage Controls.

§ 540-8 General regulations.

§ 540-9 Fees for special consultants.

Article II R-1 and R-2 Residential Zones

§ 540-10 Permitted uses.

§ 540-11 Area and setback requirements.

§ 540-12 Fences and walls.

§ 540-13 Storage of vehicles.

§ 540-14 Accessory buildings.

§ 540-15 Areas within floodplain districts.

§ 540-16 Transfer of ownership.

Article III R-3 Apartment — Medium Density Zones

§ 540-17 Permitted uses.

§ 540-18 Density.

§ 540-19 Minimum floor area.

§ 540-20 Access drives.

§ 540-21 Off-street parking.

§ 540-22 Screening and buffers.

§ 540-23 Required facilities.

§ 540-24 Building permits.

Article IV R-4 Garden Apartment Zones

§ 540-25 Permitted uses.

§ 540-26 Setup of units.

§ 540-27 Front yards.

§ 540-28 Building area.

§ 540-29 Open space.

§ 540-30 Side and rear yards.

§ 540-31 Proximity of units.

§ 540-32 Inner courts.

§ 540-33 Density.

§ 540-34 Access drives.

§ 540-35 Minimum floor area.

§ 540-36 Off-street parking.

§ 540-37 Screening and buffers.

§ 540-38 Basement and cellar apartments.

§ 540-39 Paving and drainage.

§ 540-40 Required facilities.

§ 540-41 Planning Board review of building permits.

§ 540-42 Site plans.

§ 540-43 Criteria for determination of application.

§ 540-44 Areas in floodplain districts.

Article V R-5 Planned Unit Development Zones

§ 540-45 Title.

§ 540-46 Statutory authority.

§ 540-47 Use regulations.

§ 540-48 Planning Board to be municipal authority.

§ 540-49 Permitted uses; standards of development.

§ 540-50 Facilities to comply.

§ 540-51 Intent of requirements.

§ 540-52 Flexibility of requirements.

§ 540-53 Common open space.

§ 540-54 Additional standards and requirements.

§ 540-55 Criteria for evaluation of design and location.

§ 540-56 Timing of development.

§ 540-57 Enforcement and modifications of plan.

§ 540-58 Application for plan approval.

§ 540-59 Application for final approval.

Article VI R-6 Affordable Housing Zone

§ 540-60 Purpose.

§ 540-61 Definitions.

§ 540-62 Planning Board review.

§ 540-63 Use regulations.

§ 540-64 Maximum number of dwelling units and dwelling unit ratio.

§ 540-65 Minimum tract size.

§ 540-66 Maximum tract density.

§ 540-67 Bulk, coverage and other requirements.

§ 540-68 Low- and moderate-income housing obligation.

§ 540-69 Regulations for condominiums.

§ 540-70 Water and sewer requirements.

§ 540-71 Surface drainage.

§ 540-72 Soil erosion control.

§ 540-73 Protection of slopes required.

§ 540-74 Refuse stations.

§ 540-75 Outdoor lighting requirements.

§ 540-76 Tree removal.

§ 540-77 Staged development.

§ 540-78 Site plan submission requirements.

§ 540-79 Retaining walls.

Article VII R-7 Assisted Living/Affordable Housing Zone

§ 540-80 Permitted uses.

§ 540-81 Area and setback requirements.

§ 540-82 Supplemental requirements.

§ 540-83 Lower-income housing obligation.

§ 540-84 Affordable housing regulations for assisted living residences.

Article VIII R-8 Supportive Housing/Affordable Housing Zone

§ 540-85 Purpose.

§ 540-86 Definitions.

§ 540-87 Planning Board review.

§ 540-88 Use regulations.

§ 540-89 Bulk requirements.

§ 540-90 Regulations as to access.

§ 540-91 Surface drainage.

§ 540-92 Soil erosion control.

§ 540-93 Site plan submission requirements.

Article IX R-9 Affordable Housing Zone Multifamily Attached Housing

§ 540-94 Planning Board review.

§ 540-95 Use regulations.

§ 540-96 Compliance with affordable housing regulations.

§ 540-97 Bulk requirements.

§ 540-98 Surface drainage.

§ 540-99 Site plan submission requirements.

§ 540-100 Site plan details.

Article X R-10 Detached Single-Family Housing/Affordable Housing Zone

§ 540-101 Use regulations.

§ 540-102 Bulk requirements.

Article XI B-1 Neighborhood Commercial Zones

§ 540-103 Permitted uses.

§ 540-104 Prohibited uses.

§ 540-105 Maximum floor area.

§ 540-106 Concurrent R-2 Zone uses.

§ 540-107 Site plan approval.

Article XII B-2 Central Business Zones

§ 540-108 Permitted uses.

§ 540-109 Prohibited uses.

§ 540-110 Use restrictions.

§ 540-111 Site plan approval.

Article XIII O-1 Offices — Professional Institutional Zones

§ 540-112 Permitted uses.

§ 540-113 Buffers.

§ 540-114 Parking spaces.

§ 540-115 Site plan approval.

Article XIV O-2 Research and Restricted Offices Zones

§ 540-116 Permitted uses.

§ 540-117 Use restrictions.

§ 540-118 Site plan approval.

Article XV I-1 Industrial Zones

§ 540-119 Permitted uses.

§ 540-120 Conditionally permitted uses.

§ 540-121 Area and setback conditional use requirements for shopping.

§ 540-122 Site requirements for shopping center conditional use development.

§ 540-123 Single retail user shopping center conditional use.

§ 540-124 Site requirements for conditional use development for single retail users.

§ 540-125 Prohibited uses.

§ 540-126 Performance standards.

§ 540-127 Site plan approval.

Article XVI I-2 Light Manufacturing Zones

§ 540-128 Permitted uses.

§ 540-129 Prohibited uses.

§ 540-130 Performance standards.

§ 540-131 Site plan approval.

Article XVII Off-Street Parking

§ 540-132 Parking specifications.

§ 540-133 Construal of provisions.

Article XVIII Signs

§ 540-134 Permit required.

§ 540-135 Definitions.

§ 540-136 Permitted signs in all districts.

§ 540-137 Permitted signs in business zones.

§ 540-138 Restrictions and prohibitions.

§ 540-139 Applicability.

§ 540-140 Illuminated signs.

§ 540-141 Application procedure for permit.

§ 540-142 Dangerous or menacing signs.

§ 540-143 Procedure for exceptions.

§ 540-144 Variances.

§ 540-145 Nonconforming uses.

§ 540-146 Enforcement; violations.

Article XIX Satellite Earth Station Antennas

§ 540-147 Permit required.

§ 540-148 Definitions.

§ 540-149 Standards.

Article XX Public Garages and Gasoline Stations

§ 540-150 Construal of provisions.

§ 540-151 Permitted locations.

§ 540-152 Standards.

§ 540-153 Site requirements.

§ 540-154 Parking.

§ 540-155 Site plan approval.

§ 540-156 Hours of operation.

Article XXI Steep Slopes

§ 540-157 Purpose.

§ 540-158 Definitions.

§ 540-159 Application.

§ 540-160 Limitations on disturbance.

Article XXII Standards for Telecommunications Towers and Antennas

§ 540-161 Purpose and goals.

§ 540-162 Definitions.

§ 540-163 Applicability.

§ 540-164 General requirements.

§ 540-165 Permitted uses.

§ 540-166 Use on Borough-owned or -leased property.

§ 540-167 Conditionally permitted uses in industrial zones.

§ 540-168 Business and residential zone districts.

§ 540-169 Information required for applications on property not owned, leased or controlled by Borough.

§ 540-170 Buildings and equipment.

§ 540-171 Antennas mounted on rooftops or structures.

§ 540-172 Application review.

§ 540-173 Removal of antennas and towers.

§ 540-174 Abandoned towers.

Article XXIII Nonconforming Uses

§ 540-175 Continuation of uses.

§ 540-176 Regulations.

§ 540-177 Discontinuance of nonconformance.

Article XXIV Administration and Enforcement

§ 540-178 Enforcement; violations and penalties.

§ 540-179 Building permits.

§ 540-180 Certificate of compliance.

§ 540-181 Site plan review.

Article XXV Affordable Housing Development Fees

§ 540-182 Purpose.

§ 540-183 Definitions.

§ 540-184 Residential and nonresidential development fees.

§ 540-185 Eligible exaction, ineligible exaction and exemptions.

§ 540-186 Collection of fees.

§ 540-187 Housing trust fund.

§ 540-188 Use of funds.

§ 540-189 Monitoring.

§ 540-190 Expiration.

§ 540-191 COAH direction of expenditures.