Township of Springfield, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Springfield 3-22-2010 by Ord. No. 1504. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building maintenance — See Ch. 22.
Certificate of use — See Ch. 26.
Dogs and other animals — See Ch. 36.
Excavation and filling of ground — See Ch. 39.
Fences and retaining walls — See Ch. 41.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 45.
Hotels, motels and inns — See Ch. 68.
Noise — See Ch. 77.
Nuisances — See Ch. 79.
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 82.
Parks, dedication of — See Ch. 87.
Parks and playgrounds — See Ch. 89.
Planning Commission — See Ch. 93.
Rental dwelling units — See Ch. 106.
Sewers — See Ch. 111.
Shade Tree Commission — See Ch. 114.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 119.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 120.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 123.
Swimming pools — See Ch. 126.
Telecommunications facilities — See Ch. 130.
Uniform Construction Code — See Ch. 134.
143a Summary of Zoning Dist Regs 143b Zoning Map 143c General Manual
Article I General Provisions

§ 143-1 Short title.

§ 143-2 Applicability.

§ 143-3 Purpose.

§ 143-4 Interpretation and conflict.

§ 143-5 Severability.

§ 143-6 Repealer.

§ 143-7 When effective.

Article II Terms Defined

§ 143-8 Word usage.

§ 143-9 Terms defined.

Article III Zoning Districts

§ 143-10 Establishment of districts.

§ 143-11 Enumeration of districts.

§ 143-12 District boundaries.

Article IV A Residence District

§ 143-13 Purpose.

§ 143-14 Use regulations.

§ 143-15 Height regulations.

§ 143-16 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 143-17 Open space option.

Article V B Residence District

§ 143-18 Purpose.

§ 143-19 Use regulations.

§ 143-20 Height regulations.

§ 143-21 Area and bulk regulations.

Article VI C Residence District

§ 143-22 Purpose.

§ 143-23 Use regulations.

§ 143-24 Height regulations.

§ 143-25 Area and bulk regulations.

Article VII D Residential Apartment District

§ 143-26 Purpose.

§ 143-27 Use regulations.

§ 143-28 Height regulations.

§ 143-29 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 143-30 Special requirements.

Article VIII PRD Planned Residential Development Overlay District

§ 143-31 Purpose.

§ 143-32 Administration.

§ 143-33 Conditions of eligibility.

§ 143-34 Use regulations.

§ 143-35 Height regulations.

§ 143-36 Density; open space; dwelling unit composition.

§ 143-37 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 143-38 Design standards.

§ 143-39 Development in stages.

§ 143-40 Common open space.

§ 143-41 Application for tentative approval.

§ 143-42 Public hearings.

§ 143-43 Findings of Board of Commissioners.

§ 143-44 Status of plan after tentative approval.

§ 143-45 Application for final approval.

§ 143-46 Legal remedies.

§ 143-47 Security to be provided.

§ 143-48 Insurance and indemnification.

§ 143-49 Recording of final plot plan.

§ 143-50 Fees.

§ 143-51 Regulations for manufactured home parks.

Article IX E Business District

§ 143-52 Purpose.

§ 143-53 Use regulations.

§ 143-54 Height regulations.

§ 143-55 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 143-56 Special requirements.

§ 143-57 Approval procedure.

Article X SC-1 Shopping Center District

§ 143-58 Purpose.

§ 143-59 Use regulations.

§ 143-60 Height regulations.

§ 143-61 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 143-62 Special requirements.

§ 143-63 Approval procedure.

§ 143-64 (Reserved)

Article X.1 SC-2 Shopping Center District

§ 143-58.1 Purpose.

§ 143-59.1 Use regulations.

§ 143-60.1 Height regulations.

§ 143-61.1 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 143-62.1 Special requirements.

§ 143-63.1 Approval procedure.

Article XI SU Special Use District

§ 143-65 Purpose.

§ 143-66 Use regulations.

§ 143-67 Height regulations.

§ 143-68 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 143-69 Special requirements.

§ 143-69.1 Planned hospital, medical/health campus.

§ 143-70 Approval procedure.

§ 143-71 (Reserved)

Article XII F Planned Industrial District

§ 143-72 Purpose.

§ 143-73 Use regulations.

§ 143-74 Height regulations.

§ 143-75 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 143-76 Special requirements.

§ 143-77 Approval procedure.

Article XIII FH Flood Hazard District

§ 143-78 Purpose.

§ 143-79 Findings.

§ 143-80 Development which may endanger human life.

§ 143-81 Prohibited activities.

§ 143-82 Applicability; compliance required; warning and disclaimer of liability; effect on other provisions; severability.

§ 143-83 District boundaries.

§ 143-84 Use regulations.

§ 143-85 Appeals; special exceptions; variances.

§ 143-86 Elevation and floodproofing requirements.

§ 143-86.1 Design and construction standards.

§ 143-86.2 Applicability of other provisions.

§ 143-86.3 Special requirements for subdivisions.

§ 143-86.4 Special requirements for manufactured homes.

§ 143-86.5 Special requirements for recreational vehicles.

Article XIV Traditional Neighborhood Development Overlay District

§ 143-87 Purpose and applicability.

§ 143-88 Use regulations.

§ 143-89 Area and bulk regulations for the TND Overlay Districts.

§ 143-90 Special design requirements for the TND-5 District.

§ 143-90-A Special design requirements for the TND-6 District.

§ 143-91 Procedures for approval of development in a TND Overlay District.

Article XV Off-Street Parking, Loading/Unloading and Onstreet Parking

§ 143-92 Required off-street parking spaces.

§ 143-93 General regulations for off-street parking and loading/unloading.

§ 143-94 Parking area design standards.

§ 143-95 Shared parking.

§ 143-95.1 Reserve parking.

§ 143-96 Design and layout of off-street loading/unloading facilities.

§ 143-97 Access for off-street parking and loading facilities.

§ 143-98 Screening and landscaping requirements.

Article XVI Signs

§ 143-99 Intent and applicability.

§ 143-100 Fees.

§ 143-101 Restrictions and standards.

Article XVII Supplementary Provisions

§ 143-102 Overall intent and requirements.

§ 143-103 General lot and yard requirements.

§ 143-104 Exceptions to height regulations for buildings and structures.

§ 143-105 Height limitations of fences and walls.

§ 143-106 Utility wiring to be underground.

§ 143-107 Public utilities.

§ 143-108 Corner vision obstruction.

§ 143-109 (Reserved)

§ 143-110 Highway frontage development.

§ 143-111 Accessory uses, buildings and structures.

§ 143-112 Nonconforming uses and structures.

§ 143-113 Environmental controls.

§ 143-114 Environmental impact assessment report.

§ 143-115 Buffer area standards.

§ 143-116 Landscaping requirements.

§ 143-116.1 Temporary structures.

§ 143-116.2 Regulations governing communications antennas and communications equipment buildings.

§ 143-116.3 Residential wind energy systems.

Article XVII Open Space Provisions

§ 143-117 Purpose.

§ 143-118 Applicability.

§ 143-119 Use regulations.

§ 143-120 Calculating open space areas.

§ 143-121 Delineating open space areas.

§ 143-122 Performance standards.

§ 143-123 Ownership and maintenance.

Article XIX Administration

§ 143-124 Duties of Code Enforcement Officer.

§ 143-125 Building permits.

§ 143-126 Application for building permit.

§ 143-127 Issuance of building permits.

§ 143-128 Approval procedure for land development applications.

§ 143-129 through § 143-130. (Reserved)

§ 143-131 Issuance or refusal of permits.

§ 143-132 Fees.

§ 143-133 Enforcement notice.

§ 143-134 Causes of action.

§ 143-135 Remedies; violations and penalties.

§ 143-136 Conditional uses and special exceptions.

§ 143-137 Notices; hearings and orders.

Article XX Zoning Hearing Board

§ 143-138 Establishment, membership.

§ 143-138.1 Alternate members.

§ 143-139 Organization and procedures.

§ 143-140 Functions.

§ 143-141 Time limit of variance or special exception.

§ 143-142 Hearings and decisions.

§ 143-143 Appeals and applications to Board.

Article XXI Amendments

§ 143-144 Power of amendment.

§ 143-145 Guidelines.

§ 143-146 Time limit after zoning change.