Township of Montclair, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners (now Council) of the Town (now Township) of Montclair 4-15-1980 by Ord. No. 80-12 as Ch. 224 of the 1979 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Urban renewal — See Ch. 60.
Affordable housing — See Ch. 65.
Boardinghouses — See Ch. 96.
Condominium and cooperative conversions — See Ch. 117.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 121.
Fees — See Ch. 136.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 161.
Housing — See Ch. 190.
Land use procedures — See Ch. 202.
Multifamily buildings — See Ch. 213.
Noise — See Ch. 217.
Signs — See Ch. 277.
Site plan review — See Ch. 281.
Special improvement districts — See Ch. 293.
Stormwater control — See Ch. 295.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 301.
347a Standards for Lot Widths 347b Zoning Map
Article I General Provisions

§ 347-1 Purpose.

§ 347-2 Definitions of terms.

§ 347-3 Zoning districts.

§ 347-4 Interpretation of boundaries.

§ 347-5 Street vacations.

§ 347-6 Enforcement, violations and penalties.

Article II General Use Regulations and Conditional Uses

§ 347-7 Uses to conform to zone regulations.

§ 347-7.1 Temporary uses and structures.

§ 347-8 Additional dwelling unit for parents.

§ 347-8.1 (Reserved)

§ 347-8.2 Group homes.

§ 347-9 Use of carriage houses.

§ 347-10 Trailers in residential zones.

§ 347-11 Use of church premises.

§ 347-12 Private and public schools as conditional use.

§ 347-13 Vending machines in residential zones.

§ 347-14 Vending machines in commercial zones.

§ 347-15 Motor vehicle rental at service stations.

§ 347-16 Soil removal.

§ 347-17 Heliports and helistops prohibited.

§ 347-17.1 Telecommunications.

Article III General Lot and Building Regulations

§ 347-18 Formation of new lots.

§ 347-19 Driveways in residential zones.

§ 347-20 Number of dwellings on lot.

§ 347-21 Yards and courts; window exposure.

§ 347-22 Location of accessory buildings.

§ 347-23 Height exceptions.

§ 347-24 Dish antennas.

§ 347-25 Minimum yards for corner lots.

§ 347-26 Lot partly in adjoining municipality.

§ 347-27 Fences.

§ 347-27.1 Retaining walls.

§ 347-28 Security gates or doors.

Article IV R-O Mountainside Zone

§ 347-29 Permitted principal uses.

§ 347-30 Permitted conditional uses.

§ 347-31 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 347-32 Lot size and width requirements.

§ 347-33 Height and setback of principal structures.

§ 347-34 Height and setback of accessory structures; parking areas and driveways.

Article V R-O(a) One-Family Zone

§ 347-35 Permitted principal uses.

§ 347-36 Permitted conditional uses.

§ 347-37 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 347-38 Lot size requirements.

§ 347-39 Height and setback of principal structures.

§ 347-40 Height and setback of accessory structures; accessory structures, parking area and driveways.

Article VI R-1 One-Family Zone

§ 347-41 Permitted principal uses.

§ 347-42 Permitted conditional uses.

§ 347-43 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 347-44 Lot size requirements.

§ 347-45 Height and setback of principal structures.

§ 347-46 Height and setback of accessory structures; parking areas and driveways.

Article VII R-2 Two-Family Zone

§ 347-47 Permitted principal uses.

§ 347-48 Permitted conditional uses.

§ 347-49 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 347-50 Lot size requirements.

§ 347-51 Height and setback of principal structures.

§ 347-52 Height and setback of accessory structures; parking areas and driveways.

Article VIII R-3 Garden Group Zone

§ 347-53 Permitted principal uses.

§ 347-54 Permitted conditional uses.

§ 347-55 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 347-56 Lot size requirements.

§ 347-57 Height and setback of principal structures.

§ 347-58 Garages and off-street parking areas.

Article IX OR-3 Garden Apartment and Office Building Zone

§ 347-59 Permitted principal uses.

§ 347-60 Permitted conditional uses.

§ 347-61 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 347-62 Lot size requirements.

§ 347-63 Impervious surface requirements.

§ 347-64 Height and setback of principal structures.

§ 347-65 Height and setback of accessory structures; parking areas and driveways.

Article X R-4 Three-Story Apartment Zone

§ 347-66 Permitted principal uses.

§ 347-67 Permitted conditional uses.

§ 347-68 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 347-69 Lot size requirements.

§ 347-70 Height and setback of principal structures.

§ 347-71 Height and setback of accessory structures; parking areas and driveways.

Article XI OR-4 Three-Story Apartment and Office Building Zone

§ 347-72 Permitted principal uses.

§ 347-73 Permitted conditional uses.

§ 347-74 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 347-75 Lot size requirements.

§ 347-76 Impervious surface requirements.

§ 347-77 Height and setback of principal structures.

§ 347-78 Height and setback of accessory structures; parking areas and driveways.

Article XII C-1 Central Business Zone

§ 347-79 Center and community areas; parking.

§ 347-80 Permitted principal and conditional uses.

§ 347-81 Prohibited uses.

§ 347-82 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 347-83 Area, height and setback requirements.

Article XIII C-2 General Business and Light Manufacturing Zone

§ 347-84 Permitted principal and conditional uses.

§ 347-85 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 347-86 Sale of weapons prohibited.

§ 347-87 Lot size requirements.

§ 347-88 Height and setback of principal structures.

§ 347-89 Height and setback of accessory structures; parking areas and driveways.

Article XIV N-C Neighborhood Commercial Zone

§ 347-90 Permitted principal and conditional uses.

§ 347-91 Prohibited uses.

§ 347-92 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 347-93 Lot size requirements.

§ 347-94 Impervious surface requirements.

§ 347-95 Height and setback of principal structures.

§ 347-96 Height and setback of accessory structures; parking areas and driveways.

Article XV P Public Zone

§ 347-97 Permitted uses.

§ 347-98 Standards and requirements.

§ 347-99 Zoning in event of reversion to private use.

Article XVI UR Urban Renewal Zone

§ 347-100 Permitted uses; standards and requirements.

Article XVII Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 347-101 Off-street parking requirements.

§ 347-102 Design of parking spaces and access.

§ 347-103 Off-street loading.

§ 347-104 Parking area and driveway setbacks.

Article XVIII Signs

§ 347-105 Purpose.

§ 347-106 Definitions.

§ 347-107 General regulations.

§ 347-107.1 Calculation of sign dimensions, area, height and setback.

§ 347-107.2 Freestanding signs.

§ 347-107.3 Wall signs.

§ 347-107.4 Sign illumination.

§ 347-107.5 Signs for schools and houses of worship.

§ 347-107.6 Signs for motor vehicle service stations.

§ 347-107.7 Flags.

§ 347-108 Prohibited signs.

§ 347-109 Signs permitted in all zones.

§ 347-109.1 Historic marker signs.

§ 347-109.2 Mandatory signs for capital projects.

§ 347-109.3 Temporary signs.

§ 347-109.4 Other signs.

§ 347-110 Signs permitted in nonresidential zone districts.

§ 347-110.1 Wall-mounted business signs.

§ 347-110.2 Window signs.

§ 347-110.3 Freestanding signs.

§ 347-110.4 Sidewalk signs.

§ 347-110.5 Other signs.

§ 347-110.6 Temporary signs.

§ 347-111 Sign permit; exemptions; signage plan; maintenance; nonconforming, damaged and abandoned signs.

Article XIX Nonconforming Buildings and Uses

§ 347-112 Continuation of use.

§ 347-113 Change of use.

§ 347-114 Abandonment of use.

§ 347-115 Existing building permits.

§ 347-116 Reconstruction of nonconforming use.

§ 347-117 Changes in regulations.

§ 347-118 Violations of prior regulations.

Article XX Completion and Restoration of Existing Buildings

§ 347-119 Change in approved plans not required.

§ 347-120 Restoration of unsafe wall.

Article XXI Certificates of Occupancy

§ 347-121 When required; contents.

§ 347-122 Temporary certificates.

§ 347-123 Certificates for existing buildings.

Article XXII Amendments and Changes in Zone Lines

§ 347-124 Amendment procedure.

§ 347-125 Change in zone boundaries.

Article XXIII Historic Preservation

§ 347-126 Title.

§ 347-127 Purpose.

§ 347-128 Definitions.

§ 347-129 Historic Preservation Commission.

§ 347-130 Appointment of Commission members; terms; vacancies.

§ 347-131 Officers.

§ 347-132 Commission rules and organization.

§ 347-133 Appropriations to fund; employment of experts and staff.

§ 347-134 Powers and duties of Commission.

§ 347-135 Designation of buildings, structures, objects, sites and districts as historic.

§ 347-136 Certificates of appropriateness: actions requiring review.

§ 347-136.1 Minor applications.

§ 347-137 Standards for review.

§ 347-138 Certificates of appropriateness; application procedures; fees.

§ 347-139 Commission review of applications for certificates of appropriateness.

§ 347-140 Grant or denial of certificates of appropriateness.

§ 347-141 Effect of grants or denials of permits; appeals.

§ 347-142 Development in historic zoning districts or sites; informational copies of applications from Planning Board or Board of Adjustment.

§ 347-143 Violations and penalties; enforcement.

§ 347-144 Preventive maintenance; notice of violations.

§ 347-145 Municipal responsibility.

§ 347-146 Rules of interpretation.

Article XXIV Historic Districts

§ 347-147 Standards and requirements.

§ 347-148 Underlying zoning district regulations to remain in full force and effect.

§ 347-148.1 Historic districts designated.

Article XXV Individual Historic Landmark Overlay Zone

§ 347-149 Standards and requirements.

§ 347-150 Underlying zoning district regulations to remain in full force and effect.

§ 347-150.1 Historic landmarks designated.

Article XXVI Inclusionary Zoning

§ 347-151 Title.

§ 347-152 Definitions.

§ 347-153 Scope.

§ 347-154 Certificates of occupancy.

§ 347-155 Restrictions on affordable units.

§ 347-156 Developments of five or more dwelling units.

§ 347-157 Design and construction of affordable units.

§ 347-158 Completion schedule.

§ 347-159 Townhouse units.

§ 347-160 Provision of affordable housing off-site.

§ 347-161 Cash-in-lieu contributions to Affordable Housing Fund.

§ 347-162 Right of first refusal on initial sale of affordable units.

§ 347-163 Purchasers of permanently affordable units.

§ 347-164 Resale restrictions applicable to affordable units.

§ 347-165 Continuing requirements.

§ 347-166 Administrative regulations.

§ 347-167 Monitoring.

§ 347-168 Developer's fee credit.

§ 347-169 Severability.