Township of Maidencreek, PA
Berks County
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This overlay district has been established and the regulations of this article enacted in support of the following purposes:
A. 
To accommodate and preserve economically viable public and private recreational and institutional uses in Maidencreek Township.
B. 
To provide for the preservation of agricultural lands and farm properties by excluding recreational and institutional uses from areas other than so designated within this overlay district.
A. 
Uses by right.
(1) 
All uses listed as uses by right in the underlying zoning district(s) over which the R/I Overlay District has been designated.
(2) 
Public and private outdoor recreation areas and facilities, such as parks, playgrounds, picnic grounds, swimming clubs, camps, golf courses (including miniature golf courses and par-three courses), driving ranges, and country clubs. Amusement parks and racetracks are specifically excluded from this overlay district.
(3) 
Public, parochial, and private schools which do not provide corrective, rehabilitative, or remedial care or instruction. Penal institutions are specifically excluded from this overlay district.
B. 
Uses by special exception.
(1) 
All uses listed as uses by special exception in the underlying zoning district(s) over which the R/I Overlay District has been designated.
C. 
Uses permitted by conditional use.
(1) 
All uses listed as uses by conditional use in the underlying zoning district(s) over which the R/I Overlay District has been designated.
A. 
Overlay district lot requirements.
Note: These requirements are for those uses specifically permitted under the R/I Overlay District. For all other uses permitted in the underlying zoning district(s), the area, yard and bulk requirements of that specific district would apply.
Minimum lot area per unit of use
3.0 acres
Minimum lot width at street line
200 feet
Minimum lot width at building line
200 feet
Minimum front yard
100 feet
Minimum side yard (each side)
70 feet
Minimum rear yard
70 feet
Maximum extent of impervious surface
25%
Maximum building height
30 feet
Accessory structures minimum side yard
15 feet
Accessory structures minimum rear yard
15 feet
Accessory structure maximum size
10% of lot square footage
* Total impervious surface shall not exceed the maximum extent of impervious surface.