City of Northfield, NJ
Atlantic County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Northfield 6-24-1986 by Ord. No. 15-1986. Amendments noted where applicable.[1]]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Outdoor burning — See Ch. 117.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 188.
Parks — See Ch. 250.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 268.
Sewers — See Ch. 288.
Soil removal — See Ch. 308.
Solid waste — See Ch. 315.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 325.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 330.
Swimming pools — See Ch. 338.
Attachment 1 - Figure 3 Attachment 2 - Figure 5 Attachment 3 - Figure 6 Attachment 4 - Figure 8A Attachment 5 - Figure 10 Attachment 6 - Schedule of Yard, Area and Building Requirements
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Editor's Note: The Council also adopted the following ordinances, which have an effect on development applications within the City: Ord. No. 16-1988, establishing a reserve fund for contributions toward the cost of improvements for public safety and recreation; and Ord. No. 17-1988, establishing a trust fund for contributions toward the cost of fire protection.
Article I Title and Purpose

§ 215-1 Short title.

§ 215-2 Intent and purpose.

Article II Definitions

§ 215-3 Other applicable definitions.

§ 215-4 Word usage.

§ 215-5 Terms defined.

Article III Administrative Procedures

§ 215-6 Planning Board.

§ 215-7 Exercise of Board of Adjustment powers by Planning Board.

§ 215-8 Provisions applicable to municipal agencies.

§ 215-9 Certificates and permits.

§ 215-10 Records.

§ 215-11 Enforcement.

§ 215-12 Interpretation.

§ 215-13 Violations and penalties.

§ 215-14 Amendments.

§ 215-15 Effect of pending and new applications.

§ 215-16 Filing of regulations and amendments with County Planning Board.

§ 215-17 Fees.

Article IV Nonconforming Uses, Lots and Buildings

§ 215-18 Continuance of nonconforming uses and use of undersized lots.

§ 215-19 Abandonment.

§ 215-20 Restoration.

§ 215-21 Reversion.

§ 215-22 Alterations.

§ 215-23 Prior approved construction.

§ 215-24 District changes.

Article V General Provisions

§ 215-25 Provisions of other ordinances.

§ 215-26 Application of regulations.

§ 215-27 Accessory buildings.

§ 215-27.1 Alternate energy sources.

§ 215-28 Appearance of dwellings with home professional office or home occupation.

§ 215-29 Appearance of nonresidential buildings.

§ 215-30 Animals and fowl.

§ 215-31 Boats and recreational vehicle storage and parking.

§ 215-32 Commercial vehicle storage.

§ 215-33 Contiguous lot ownership.

§ 215-34 Corner lots.

§ 215-35 Easements.

§ 215-36 Floodplain management.

§ 215-37 Frontage on improved street required.

§ 215-38 Height limitations.

§ 215-39 Historic structures.

§ 215-40 Lot depth within existing street patterns.

§ 215-40.1 Lots bordered by alley.

§ 215-41 Noncommercial radio and television antennas.

§ 215-42 Outdoor display of goods.

§ 215-43 Outdoor storage.

§ 215-44 Performance standards.

§ 215-44.1 Portable home storage units (PODS).

§ 215-45 Preservation of natural features.

§ 215-46 Principal buildings in residential zones.

§ 215-47 Property maintenance.

§ 215-48 Riparian grants.

§ 215-49 Sight triangles at intersections.

§ 215-50 Soil erosion and sediment control.

§ 215-51 Solid waste disposal.

§ 215-52 Solid waste storage.

§ 215-53 Tidal wetlands permit.

§ 215-54 Trailer storage.

§ 215-55 Underground utilities and essential services.

§ 215-56 Yard areas.

Article VI Development Application Procedures and Plat Details

§ 215-57 Approval required.

§ 215-58 Application for development permit.

§ 215-59 Informal review.

§ 215-60 Applications for development requiring Planning Board action.

§ 215-61 Minor subdivisions.

§ 215-62 Minor site plans.

§ 215-63 Variances.

§ 215-64 Preliminary plat of major subdivision.

§ 215-65 Preliminary plat of major site plan.

§ 215-66 Final plat of major subdivision.

§ 215-67 Final plat of major site plan.

§ 215-68 Exempt development.

§ 215-69 Recreation impact fee.

Article VII Guarantees and Improvement Procedures

§ 215-70 Performance guarantee.

§ 215-71 Approval of performance guarantees.

§ 215-72 Off-tract improvements.

§ 215-73 Assignment of interest.

§ 215-74 Supervision.

§ 215-75 Inspection requirements.

§ 215-76 Site maintenance during construction.

§ 215-77 Improvements required prior to issuance of certificate of occupancy.

§ 215-78 Improvements required prior to issuance of temporary certificate of occupancy.

§ 215-79 Maintenance guarantee.

Article VIII Design Standards and Improvement Specifications

§ 215-80 General improvement standards.

§ 215-81 General design standards.

§ 215-82 Guidelines for general improvements.

§ 215-83 Architectural and building site design standards.

§ 215-84 Blocks.

§ 215-85 Buffer and screening requirements in transition areas.

§ 215-86 Bulkheading.

§ 215-87 Bulk storage.

§ 215-88 Clearing and grading.

§ 215-89 Concrete requirements.

§ 215-90 Curbs and gutters.

§ 215-91 Driveway aprons.

§ 215-92 Driveways and access aisles.

§ 215-93 Easements.

§ 215-94 Environmental impact report.

§ 215-95 Fences, hedges and walls.

§ 215-96 Fire hydrants.

§ 215-97 Floodplains.

§ 215-98 Garages.

§ 215-99 Guardrails.

§ 215-100 Landscaping and shade trees.

§ 215-101 Lighting.

§ 215-102 Lot requirements.

§ 215-103 Monuments and iron stakes.

§ 215-104 Off-street loading.

§ 215-105 Off-street parking.

§ 215-106 Public open space and common open space.

§ 215-107 Recreation areas.

§ 215-108 Residential units.

§ 215-109 Roadway construction.

§ 215-110 Screening of equipment or machinery.

§ 215-111 Sewage disposal.

§ 215-112 Sidewalks and aprons.

§ 215-113 Signs.

§ 215-114 Soil erosion and sedimentation control.

§ 215-115 Solid waste storage.

§ 215-116 Storm drainage calculation criteria.

§ 215-117 Storm drainage facilities.

§ 215-118 Street design and construction.

§ 215-119 Street excavation permits.

§ 215-120 Streetlighting.

§ 215-121 Street signs.

§ 215-122 Street trees.

§ 215-123 Swimming pools.

§ 215-124 Topsoil protection.

§ 215-125 Traffic control devices.

§ 215-126 Utility installation.

§ 215-127 Water supply.

§ 215-128 Wooded areas.

Article IX Wireless Telecommunications Equipment and Towers

§ 215-129 Purpose.

§ 215-130 Definitions.

§ 215-131 Permitted or conditional use.

§ 215-132 Application requirements; location.

§ 215-133 Visual compatibility requirements.

§ 215-134 Bulk standards.

§ 215-135 Site plan application requirements.

§ 215-136 Maintenance and operational requirements.

§ 215-137 Nonconforming structures.

§ 215-138 Discontinued use of tower.

Article X Conditional Uses

§ 215-139 Guiding principles and general provisions.

§ 215-140 Arcades (SIC 7993).

§ 215-141 Automobile service stations (SIC 554).

§ 215-142 Educational uses (SIC 8211).

§ 215-143 Multilevel hotel, office, or convention center.

§ 215-144 Nursing homes.

§ 215-145 Places of worship.

§ 215-146 Public and quasi-public recreation areas.

§ 215-147 Public utilities (SIC 49).

§ 215-147.1 Residential senior citizen housing.

§ 215-148 Restaurants.

Article XI Zoning District Regulations

§ 215-149 Zoning Map and schedule of regulations.

§ 215-150 District descriptions; compliance.

§ 215-151 Prohibited uses.

§ 215-152 R-1, R-1A, R-2, R-3 Residential Districts.

§ 215-153 R-4 Residential District.

§ 215-154 AH Adult Housing Residential District.

§ 215-155 C-C Country Club District.

§ 215-156 N-B Neighborhood Business District.

§ 215-156.1 R-B Residential Business District.

§ 215-157 C-B Commercial Business District.

§ 215-158 R-C Regional Commercial District.

§ 215-158.1 C-MF Commercial-Multifamily Zone.

§ 215-159 O-P Office Professional District.

§ 215-160 O-PB Office Professional Business District.

§ 215-161 Flood hazard areas.

§ 215-162 PSU Public Service Use.

Article XII Tree Removal and Protection

§ 215-163 Findings and purpose.

§ 215-164 Definitions.

§ 215-165 Restrictions.

§ 215-166 Tree removal permit required; notice of clearing.

§ 215-167 Exemptions.

§ 215-168 Requirements for major and minor subdivisions and site plans.

§ 215-169 Residential lots (excluding major and minor subdivisions).

§ 215-170 Fees; Tree Bank Fund.

§ 215-171 Review standards.

§ 215-172 Permit and plan approval.

§ 215-173 Duration of permits.

§ 215-174 Inspection.

§ 215-175 Enforcement; violations and penalties.

§ 215-176 Tree Bank Fund management.

§ 215-177 Application and inspection fees.