Township of Allegheny, PA
Westmoreland County
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Table of Contents
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[Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Allegheny 6-16-1997 by Ord. No. 11-1997, as amended through 11-10-2008 by Ord. No. 07-2008. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Commission — See Ch. 36.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 89.
Driveways — See Ch. 98.
Excavations — See Ch. 107.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 122.
Storage of junk — See Ch. 142.
Noise — See Ch. 164.
Sewers and water — See Ch. 197.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 217.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 219.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 241
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 223.
Attacment 1 - Appendix A
Article I General Provisions

§ 250-1 Title.

§ 250-2 Statutory authority.

§ 250-3 Interpretation of provisions.

§ 250-4 Community development objectives.

§ 250-5 Compliance required.

§ 250-6 Availability of provisions.

Article II Definitions and Word Usage

§ 250-7 General rules of interpretation.

§ 250-8 Terms defined.

Article III Zoning Districts

§ 250-9 Building permits.

§ 250-10 Zoning Map.

§ 250-11 Enumeration of districts.

§ 250-12 District boundaries.

§ 250-13 Regulations applicable in all districts.

Article IV R1 Single-Family Residential District

§ 250-14 Purpose.

§ 250-15 Authorized uses.

§ 250-16 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 250-17 Parking and loading.

§ 250-18 Signs.

§ 250-19 Screening and landscaping.

§ 250-20 Steep slope controls.

§ 250-21 Traffic study.

Article V R2 Agricultural/Residential District

§ 250-22 Purpose.

§ 250-23 Authorized uses.

§ 250-24 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 250-25 Parking and loading.

§ 250-26 Signs.

§ 250-27 Screening and landscaping.

§ 250-28 Steep slope controls.

§ 250-29 Traffic study.

Article VI R3 General Residential District

§ 250-30 Purpose.

§ 250-31 Authorized uses.

§ 250-32 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 250-33 Parking and loading.

§ 250-34 Signs.

§ 250-35 Screening and landscaping.

§ 250-36 Steep slope controls.

§ 250-37 Traffic study.

Article VII C1 Planned Shopping Center District

§ 250-38 Purpose.

§ 250-39 Authorized uses.

§ 250-40 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 250-41 Parking and loading.

§ 250-42 Signs.

§ 250-43 Performance standards.

§ 250-44 Storage.

§ 250-45 Screening and landscaping.

§ 250-46 Vehicular access.

§ 250-47 Steep slope controls.

§ 250-48 Traffic study.

Article VIII C2 Neighborhood Business District

§ 250-49 Purpose.

§ 250-50 Authorized uses.

§ 250-51 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 250-52 Parking and loading.

§ 250-53 Signs.

§ 250-54 Performance standards.

§ 250-55 Storage.

§ 250-56 Screening and landscaping.

§ 250-57 Vehicular access.

§ 250-58 Steep slope controls.

§ 250-59 Traffic study.

Article IX C3 Highway Commercial District

§ 250-60 Purpose.

§ 250-61 Authorized uses.

§ 250-62 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 250-63 Parking and loading.

§ 250-64 Signs.

§ 250-65 Performance standards.

§ 250-66 Storage.

§ 250-67 Screening and landscaping.

§ 250-68 Vehicular access.

§ 250-69 Steep slope controls.

§ 250-70 Traffic study.

Article X I1 Light Industrial District

§ 250-71 Purpose.

§ 250-72 Authorized uses.

§ 250-73 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 250-74 Parking and loading.

§ 250-75 Signs.

§ 250-76 Performance standards.

§ 250-77 Storage.

§ 250-78 Screening and landscaping.

§ 250-79 Vehicular access.

§ 250-80 Steep slope controls.

§ 250-81 Traffic study.

Article XI I2 Manufacturing District

§ 250-82 Purpose.

§ 250-83 Authorized uses.

§ 250-84 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 250-85 Parking and loading.

§ 250-86 Signs.

§ 250-87 Performance standards.

§ 250-88 Storage.

§ 250-89 Screening and landscaping.

§ 250-90 Vehicular access.

§ 250-91 Steep slope controls.

§ 250-92 Traffic study.

Article XII RC Riverfront Conservation District

§ 250-93 Purpose.

§ 250-94 Authorized uses.

§ 250-95 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 250-96 Parking and loading.

§ 250-97 Signs.

§ 250-98 Performance standards.

§ 250-99 Storage.

§ 250-100 Screening and landscaping.

§ 250-101 Vehicular access.

§ 250-102 Steep slope controls.

§ 250-103 Traffic study.

Article XIII Conservation Development

§ 250-104 Purpose.

§ 250-105 Objectives.

§ 250-106 Developments permitted in certain districts.

§ 250-107 Definitions.

§ 250-107.1 Area and bulk regulations; permitted uses; density requirements.

§ 250-107.2 Waivers and modifications.

§ 250-107.3 Development capacity of parcel.

§ 250-107.4 Dimensional standards.

§ 250-107.5 Open space requirements.

Article XIIIA Planned Residential Development

§ 250-107.6 Purpose.

§ 250-107.7 Objectives.

§ 250-107.8 Applicable areas.

§ 250-107.9 Definitions.

§ 250-107.10 Area requirements; permitted uses; density requirements.

§ 250-107.11 Development capacity of parcel.

§ 250-107.12 Setback standards.

§ 250-107.13 Open space requirements.

§ 250-107.14 Failure to maintain common open space.

§ 250-107.15 Landscaping; signs; parking and loading regulations.

§ 250-107.16 Vehicular and pedestrian access.

§ 250-107.17 Screening.

§ 250-107.18 Building spacing.

§ 250-107.19 Filing of application for preliminary approval.

§ 250-107.20 Distribution of application for review.

§ 250-107.21 Public hearings.

§ 250-107.22 Grant or denial of approval.

§ 250-107.23 Criteria for approval.

§ 250-107.24 Findings of fact.

§ 250-107.25 Time limits for filing application for final approval.

§ 250-107.26 Certification of decision.

§ 250-107.27 Status of plan after preliminary approval.

§ 250-107.28 Filing of application for final approval.

§ 250-107.29 Content of application for final approval.

§ 250-107.30 Grant of final approval.

§ 250-107.31 Denial of final approval.

§ 250-107.32 Recording.

§ 250-107.33 Appeal procedures.

§ 250-107.34 Failure to develop.

§ 250-107.35 Enforcement remedies.

Article XIIIB Town Center (TC) District

§ 250-107.36 Purpose.

§ 250-107.37 Authorized uses.

§ 250-107.38 Area, bulk and orientation regulations; visual compatibility.

§ 250-107.39 Land use adjacencies.

§ 250-107.40 Utilities.

§ 250-107.41 Streets, driveways, sidewalks and parking.

§ 250-107.42 Streetscaping and buffers.

§ 250-107.43 Open space.

§ 250-107.44 Signage.

§ 250-107.45 Master Plan.

Article XIV Conditional Uses and Uses by Special Exception

§ 250-108 Procedure for approval; expiration.

§ 250-109 General standards and criteria.

§ 250-110 Standards for specific uses.

Article XV Supplementary Regulations

§ 250-111 Applicability.

§ 250-112 Performance standards.

§ 250-113 Screening and landscaping.

§ 250-114 Steep slope controls.

§ 250-115 Special yard requirements.

§ 250-116 Permitted projections into required yards.

§ 250-117 Height exceptions.

§ 250-118 Agricultural uses.

§ 250-119 Private stables or hobby farms.

§ 250-120 Temporary construction trailers or sheds.

§ 250-121 Temporary dwellings.

§ 250-122 Storage.

§ 250-123 Vehicular access.

§ 250-124 Drive-in facilities.

§ 250-125 Traffic study.

§ 250-126 Other standards for planned retirement complex.

Article XVI Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 250-127 Off-street parking required.

§ 250-128 Off-street parking design.

§ 250-129 Off-street parking requirements.

§ 250-130 Parking of commercial vehicles.

§ 250-131 Off-street loading.

Article XVII Signs

§ 250-132 Applicability.

§ 250-133 Types and classes.

§ 250-134 Regulations applicable to all districts.

§ 250-135 Signs authorized in all districts.

§ 250-136 Signs authorized in residential districts.

§ 250-137 Signs authorized in commercial and industrial districts.

§ 250-138 Billboards.

Article XVIII Nonconforming Uses, Structures and Lots

§ 250-139 Applicability.

§ 250-140 Nonconforming uses.

§ 250-141 Nonconforming structures.

§ 250-142 Nonconforming lots.

§ 250-143 Registration of nonconformity.

Article XIX Communication Towers and Antennas

§ 250-144 Permitted only as conditional use; location; height; site requirements.

Article XIXA Oil and Gas Development

§ 250-144.1 Purpose; existing sites.

§ 250-144.2 Definitions.

§ 250-144.3 Standards for permitted use.

§ 250-144.4 Violations and penalties.

Article XX Zoning Hearing Board

§ 250-145 Appointment and organization; powers and duties.

§ 250-146 Membership.

§ 250-147 Jurisdiction.

§ 250-148 Variances.

§ 250-149 Uses by special exception.

§ 250-150 Conduct of hearings.

§ 250-151 Failure to render decision.

§ 250-152 Mediation option.

§ 250-153 Fees and expenditures.

§ 250-154 Time limitations.

§ 250-155 Stay of proceedings.

Article XXI Administration and Enforcement

§ 250-156 Zoning Officer.

§ 250-157 Enforcement; violations and penalties.

§ 250-158 Zoning certificates.

§ 250-159 Occupancy permits.

§ 250-160 Fees.

§ 250-161 Method of appeal.

§ 250-162 Review and inspection fees.

Article XXII Amendments

§ 250-163 General authority.

§ 250-164 Petitions.

§ 250-165 Referral to planning agencies.

§ 250-166 Notices and posting of property.

§ 250-167 Action by Board of Supervisors.

§ 250-168 Mediation option.

§ 250-169 Filing amendment with County Planning Commission.

§ 250-170 Landowner curative amendments.