Borough of Palmyra, PA
Lebanon County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Palmyra 3-24-2015 by Ord. No. 761. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction code — See Ch. 145, Art. I.
Numbering of buildings and houses — See Ch. 243.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 270.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 310.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 318.
Attachment 1 - Area and Design Requirements Within the (LDR) Zone Attachment 2 - Area and Design Requirements Within the (TR) Zone Attachment 3 - Area and Design Requirements Within the (MFR) Zone Attachment 4 - Area and Design Requirements Within the (MU) Zone Attachment 5 - Permanent Sign Requirements (Table 1) Attachment 6 - Temporary Sign Requirements (Table 2) Attachment 7 - Planned Center Sign Requirements (Table 3) Attachment 8 - Minimum Setbacks Attachment 9 - Shopping Center Design Requirements Attachment 10 - Zoning Map
Article I Background Provisions

§ 380-1 Short title.

§ 380-2 Purpose.

§ 380-3 Scope.

§ 380-4 Interpretation.

§ 380-5 Conflict.

§ 380-6 Validity and severability.

§ 380-7 Uses not provided for.

§ 380-8 Establishment of zones.

§ 380-9 Zoning Map.

§ 380-10 Zone boundary lines.

§ 380-11 Word usage.

§ 380-12 Language interpretation.

§ 380-13 Definitions.

Article II Zone Provisions

§ 380-14 Low-Density Residential Zone (LDR).

§ 380-15 Town Residential Zone (TR).

§ 380-16 Multifamily Residential Zone (MFR).

§ 380-17 Manufactured Home Park Zone (MHP).

§ 380-18 Mixed-Use Zone (MU).

§ 380-19 Central Business District (CBD).

§ 380-20 Highway Commercial Zone (HC).

§ 380-21 Light Industrial Zone (LI).

§ 380-22 Heavy Industrial Zone (HI).

§ 380-23 Airport Safety Zone.

Article III General Provisions

§ 380-24 Access drive requirements (non-single-family dwelling).

§ 380-25 Access to properties and structures.

§ 380-26 Clear sight triangles.

§ 380-27 Common open space requirements.

§ 380-28 Driveway requirements (single-family dwelling).

§ 380-29 Establishment of more than one principal use on a lot.

§ 380-30 Front yard exceptions.

§ 380-31 Historic site protection.

§ 380-32 Height limit exceptions.

§ 380-33 Outdoor lighting.

§ 380-34 Litter.

§ 380-35 Minimum habitable floor area.

§ 380-36 Noise standards.

§ 380-37 Off-street loading.

§ 380-38 Off-street parking.

§ 380-39 Operations and performance standards.

§ 380-40 Outdoor storage and display requirements.

§ 380-41 Projections into yards.

§ 380-42 Required traffic study standards.

§ 380-43 Roadway classifications.

§ 380-44 Screening and landscaping requirements.

§ 380-45 Signs.

§ 380-46 Specific sign requirements.

Article IV Specific Criteria

§ 380-47 Specific criteria for permitted uses, special exception uses and special exceptions.

§ 380-48 Adult uses.

§ 380-49 Alternate energy production facilities.

§ 380-50 Airports and heliports.

§ 380-51 Amusement arcades.

§ 380-52 Amusement, theme and/or zoo parks.

§ 380-53 Auction house.

§ 380-54 Automobile and/or animal racing facility with or without related wagering.

§ 380-55 Automobile auctions and storage yards.

§ 380-56 Automobile filling stations (including minor incidental repair).

§ 380-57 Bed-and-breakfasts.

§ 380-58 Billboards.

§ 380-59 Boarding houses.

§ 380-60 Campgrounds.

§ 380-61 Car washes.

§ 380-62 Casinos, off-track betting parlors and/or slot machine parlors.

§ 380-63 Churches and related uses.

§ 380-64 Co-located communication antennas upon existing structures.

§ 380-64.1 Communication antennas, towers, and equipment located within public or private street right-of-way.

§ 380-65 Commercial day-care facilities.

§ 380-66 Commercial produce operations.

§ 380-67 Commercial recreation facilities.

§ 380-68 Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOS) and concentrated animal operations (CAOS).

§ 380-69 Convenience stores.

§ 380-70 Convention and/or conference centers.

§ 380-71 Domestic composts.

§ 380-72 Dry cleaners, laundries and laundromats.

§ 380-73 Family day-care facilities.

§ 380-74 Farmers and/or flea markets.

§ 380-75 Fast-food restaurants.

§ 380-76 Fences and walls.

§ 380-77 Forestry uses.

§ 380-78 Freestanding communication and wireless facilities.

§ 380-79 Funeral homes.

§ 380-80 Garage/yard/moving sales.

§ 380-81 Golf courses and driving ranges.

§ 380-82 Health, fitness, social, fraternal and other private clubs.

§ 380-83 Heavy equipment sales, leasing, rental, service and/or repair facilities.

§ 380-84 Heavy industrial uses.

§ 380-85 Helicopter pads, private.

§ 380-86 Historic structure conversions.

§ 380-87 Home improvement, equipment rental and building supply stores.

§ 380-88 Home occupations.

§ 380-89 Hospitals and related uses.

§ 380-90 Junkyards.

§ 380-91 Kennels.

§ 380-92 Man-made lakes, dams, ponds, and impoundments.

§ 380-93 Manufactured home parks.

§ 380-94 Manure storage facilities.

§ 380-95 Mass transit and/or taxicab terminals.

§ 380-96 Medical residential campuses.

§ 380-97 Methadone treatment facility.

§ 380-98 Mining, quarrying and related processing operations.

§ 380-99 Mini-warehouses.

§ 380-100 Nightclubs.

§ 380-101 Nursing, rest or retirement homes.

§ 380-102 Ornamental ponds and wading pools.

§ 380-103 Outdoor residential athletic courts.

§ 380-104 Outdoor shooting ranges.

§ 380-105 Passenger motor and recreational vehicle sales, leasing, service and repair facilities, including but not limited to auto mechanics, drive-through lubrication services and tires, auto paint, brake, muffler, transmission, windshield, auto body, detailing, car radio and upholstery shop.

§ 380-106 Power generation facilities.

§ 380-107 Principal waste handling, recycling, processing, transfer and disposal facilities.

§ 380-108 Public and private schools.

§ 380-109 Public, private and commercial schools.

§ 380-110 Recycling facilities for paper, glass, plastic, and metal products.

§ 380-111 Residential swimming pools.

§ 380-112 Riding stables.

§ 380-113 Routine repair and servicing of personal motor vehicles.

§ 380-114 Satellite dish antennas.

§ 380-115 Sawmills.

§ 380-116 Septage and spent mushroom compost septage processing and/or commercial mushroom operations.

§ 380-117 Shopping centers.

§ 380-118 Slaughtering, processing, rendering, and packaging of food products and their by-products.

§ 380-119 Truck or motor freight terminals.

§ 380-120 Truck stops.

§ 380-121 Two-family conversions.

§ 380-122 Warehousing and wholesale trade establishments.

§ 380-123 Wind and/or solar farms.

Article V Nonconformities

§ 380-124 Continuation.

§ 380-125 Abandonment.

§ 380-126 Extension of a nonconforming use of land.

§ 380-127 Expansion or alteration.

§ 380-128 Substitution or replacement.

§ 380-129 Restoration.

§ 380-130 Unsafe or unlawful structures.

§ 380-131 Previously expanded nonconforming uses and structures.

§ 380-132 Amortization of the nonconforming storage of junk on residential properties.

§ 380-133 Use of nonconforming lots of record.

§ 380-134 Use variances are not nonconforming uses.

Article VI Zoning Hearing Board

§ 380-135 Establishment and membership.

§ 380-136 Organization of Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 380-137 Expenditures for services.

§ 380-138 Public hearings.

§ 380-139 Zoning Hearing Board's functions.

Article VII Administration

§ 380-140 Zoning Officer; enforcement; violations and penalties.

§ 380-141 Zoning permits.

§ 380-142 Zoning certificate of use and occupancy.

§ 380-143 Fees.

§ 380-144 Amendments.

§ 380-145 Mediation option.

§ 380-146 Information submission requirements.

§ 380-147 Appeals.

§ 380-148 Repealer.