Borough of Pennington, NJ
Mercer County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Pennington 8-7-1978 by Ord. No. 295. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Land use procedures — See Ch. 34.
Land Use Administrator — See Ch. 39, Art. VI.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 83.
Fees — See Ch. 98.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 104.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 108.
Site plan review — See Ch. 163.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 181.
Trailers — See Ch. 196.
Attachment 1 - Figure 1 Attachment 2 - Schedule of Area, Yard and Building Regulations Attachment 3 - Schedule of Area and Bulk Regulations MU-3 Mixed Use Zone Attachment 4 - Zoning Map
Article I General Purpose and Administration

§ 215-1 Purpose and intent.

§ 215-2 Word usage.

§ 215-3 Interpretation.

§ 215-4 Enforcement.

§ 215-5 Permits.

§ 215-6 Violations and penalties.

§ 215-7 Effect on prior approvals and permits.

§ 215-8 Definitions.

Article II General Regulations

§ 215-9 Applicability of regulations.

§ 215-10 Preservation of natural features.

§ 215-11 One primary residential building; yards.

§ 215-12 Yard requirements for secondary buildings.

§ 215-13 Frontage on public street.

§ 215-14 Sight requirements at intersections.

§ 215-15 Yard requirements.

§ 215-16 Slopes.

§ 215-17 Display of goods and vending machines in yard areas.

§ 215-18 Containment of certain improvements within zone.

§ 215-19 Parking of commercial vehicles in residential zones.

§ 215-20 Yard requirements for corner and through lots.

§ 215-21 New lots which include existing buildings or uses.

§ 215-22 Applicability to utilities; submission of plans.

§ 215-23 Off-street parking facilities.

§ 215-24 Fences; walls and retaining walls.

§ 215-25 Prohibited uses.

§ 215-26 Construction trailer and shed permits.

§ 215-27 Satellite and other receiving antennas.

§ 215-28 Traffic management.

Article III Sign Regulations

§ 215-29 Title.

§ 215-30 Purpose.

§ 215-31 Definitions and word usage.

§ 215-32 General standards.

§ 215-33 Materials.

§ 215-34 Illumination.

§ 215-35 Size and placement.

§ 215-36 Landscaping.

§ 215-37 Maintenance and removal.

§ 215-38 Prohibited signs.

§ 215-39 Signs permitted in all areas.

§ 215-40 Signs permitted in residential and educational zones.

§ 215-41 Signs permitted in Office-Residence, Town Center Buffer and Professional Office Zones.

§ 215-42 Signs permitted in Town Center Zone.

§ 215-43 Signs permitted in Highway Business Zone.

§ 215-44 Signs permitted in Office Business Zone.

§ 215-45 Signs permitted in mixed use zones.

§ 215-46 Administration and enforcement.

§ 215-47 Fees.

§ 215-48 Appeals, interpretations and variances.

Article IV Permitted Modifications

§ 215-49 Height modifications.

§ 215-50 Permitted yard area modifications.

§ 215-51 Temporary uses.

Article V Nonconforming Uses

§ 215-52 Continuation of use of existing buildings.

§ 215-53 Minimum lot size must be met.

§ 215-54 Abandonment.

§ 215-55 Restoration.

§ 215-56 Reversion.

§ 215-57 Alterations.

§ 215-58 District boundary changes.

Article VI Administration

§ 215-59 Zoning permits.

§ 215-60 Certificate of occupancy.

§ 215-61 Records.

§ 215-62 Other applicable procedures.

Article VII Zone Regulations

§ 215-63 Establishment of zones.

§ 215-64 Zoning Map.

§ 215-65 Zone boundaries.

§ 215-66 Schedule of Area, Yard and Building Regulations.

§ 215-66.1 Air-conditioning compressors.

§ 215-67 R-80 Residence Zone.

§ 215-68 R-100 Residence Zone.

§ 215-69 R-A Apartment-Townhouse Residence Zone.

§ 215-70 O-R Office-Residence Zone.

§ 215-71 TC Town Center Zone.

§ 215-71.1 TCB Town Center Buffer Zone.

§ 215-72 B-H Highway Business Zone.

§ 215-73 O-B Office (Building) Business Zone.

§ 215-74 P-O Professional Office Zone.

§ 215-75 E-1 Education Zone.

§ 215-76 E-2 Education zone.

§ 215-77 MU-1 Mixed Use Zone.

§ 215-78 MU-2 Mixed Use Zone.

§ 215-78.1 MR Mixed Residence Zone.

§ 215-78.2 Route 31 Corridor Business Overlay Zone.

Article VIII Conditional Uses

§ 215-79 Specifications and standards.

§ 215-80 Public utility uses.

§ 215-81 (Reserved)

§ 215-82 Schools and institutions of higher learning.

§ 215-83 Motor vehicle service establishments

§ 215-84 Swimming clubs and recreational groups.

§ 215-85 Churches.

§ 215-86 Clubhouses.

§ 215-87 Motor vehicle sales establishments.

§ 215-88 Motels.

§ 215-89 Home occupations.

§ 215-90 Scientific or research laboratories.

§ 215-91 Health care facilities.

§ 215-92 Continuing-care retirement facilities.

§ 215-93 Cluster developments.

§ 215-94 Outdoor dining.

§ 215-95 Banks.

§ 215-96 Limited retail uses.

Article IX Exceptions

§ 215-97 Affordable accessory apartments.