Township of Upper Burrell, PA
Westmoreland County
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The purpose of this district is to encourage development of light industrial uses in appropriate locations in the Township, consistent with sound planning and environmental controls.
In the I Industrial District, only the following uses are authorized:
A. 
Permitted uses.
(1) 
Principal uses.
(a) 
Automobile service station.
(b) 
Business or professional offices.
(c) 
Cleaning and dyeing plant.
(d) 
Collection and recycling facility.
(e) 
Commercial greenhouse.
(f) 
Communications antenna mounted on an existing building or on an existing public utility storage or transmission structure, subject to § 350-106.
(g) 
Contracting business.
(h) 
Contractor's yard.
(i) 
Day-care center.
(j) 
Essential services.
(k) 
Fabricating shop.
(l) 
Financial institution.
(m) 
Flex space.
(n) 
Food and related products, packaging, storage and distribution.
(o) 
Forestry, subject to § 350-104.
(p) 
Landscaping contractor.
(q) 
Light manufacturing, provided all storage and operations are within a completely enclosed building.
(r) 
Machine shop.
(s) 
Mini-warehouse or self-storage facilities.
(t) 
Motel or hotel.
(u) 
Oil and gas well operations, subject to § 350-107.
(v) 
Packaging and delivery services.
(w) 
Printing establishment.
(x) 
Public utility building or structure.
(y) 
Repair shop.
(z) 
Research and development, including pilot manufacturing.
(aa) 
Restaurant, carry-out.
(bb) 
Restaurant, fast-food.
(cc) 
Restaurant, sit-down.
(dd) 
Supply yard.
(ee) 
Tool and die shop.
(ff) 
Vehicle repair garage.
(gg) 
Warehousing and distribution.
(hh) 
Wholesale business.
(2) 
Accessory uses.
(a) 
Communications antenna mounted on an approved communications tower.
(b) 
Community clubhouse.
(c) 
Drive-through facility, subject to § 350-100.
(d) 
Fences, subject to § 350-97.
(e) 
Keeping of domestic pets.
(f) 
No-impact home-based business, subject to § 350-105.
(g) 
No-impact home-based business or home occupation in a dwelling that is a nonconforming use.
(h) 
Off-street parking and loading, subject to Article XVII.
(i) 
Private garages and storage buildings, subject to § 350-97.
(j) 
Private residential swimming pools or sports courts, subject to § 350-97.
(k) 
Retail sales of products produced on-site.
(l) 
Signs, subject to Article XVIII.
(m) 
Temporary construction trailer or sales office, subject to § 350-101.
(n) 
Other accessory uses customarily incidental to and on the same lot with any permitted use, conditional use or use by special exception authorized in this district.
B. 
Conditional uses.
(1) 
Principal uses.
(a) 
Active recreation, high-impact, subject to § 350-93A(1).
(b) 
Adult business, subject to § 350-93A(2).
(c) 
Billboards, subject to § 350-93A(7).
(d) 
Mineral removal, subject to § 350-93A(29).
(e) 
Planned industrial park, subject to § 350-93A(32).
(f) 
Planned office park, subject to § 350-93A(32).
(g) 
Planned research or technology park, subject to § 350-93A(32).
(h) 
Planned residential development, subject to Article XIV.
(i) 
Truck terminal, subject to § 350-93A(41).
(j) 
Oil and gas wells and development.
[Added 7-21-2011 by Ord. No. 5-2011]
(k) 
Natural gas processing plants.
[Added 7-21-2011 by Ord. No. 5-2011]
(l) 
Natural gas compressor stations.
[Added 7-21-2011 by Ord. No. 5-2011]
(m) 
Refineries for oil, gas or similar products, subject to § 350-107.
[Added 7-21-2011 by Ord. No. 5-2011]
(2) 
Accessory uses.
(a) 
Private use helipad, subject to § 350-93A(35).
C. 
Uses by special exception.
(1) 
Principal uses.
(a) 
Communications tower, subject to § 350-93A(13).
(b) 
Comparable uses not specifically listed, subject to § 350-93A(14).
(c) 
Equipment storage yard, subject to § 350-93A(17).
(d) 
Junkyard or salvage yard, subject to § 350-93A(26).
(e) 
Temporary use or structure, other than a temporary construction trailer, model home or sales office, subject to § 350-93A(39).
(f) 
Truck and heavy equipment rental, sales and service, subject to § 350-93A(40).
(2) 
Accessory uses: none.
In the I Industrial District, all uses shall be subject to the following regulations, except as they may be modified by the express standards and criteria for the specific conditional uses and uses by special exception contained in Article XV.
A. 
Minimum lot area:
(1) 
Planned industrial park: 20 acres.
(2) 
Planned office park: 20 acres.
(3) 
Planned research and technology park: 20 acres.
(4) 
All other uses: one acre.
B. 
Minimum lot width: 150 feet.
C. 
Distance between buildings (where two or more buildings occupy the same lot): 40 feet.
D. 
Minimum front yard: 75 feet.
E. 
Minimum rear yard:
(1) 
Principal structures:
(a) 
Adjoining any R-A, R-1, R-2 or R-3 District: 100 feet.
(b) 
Adjoining all other districts: 30 feet.
(2) 
Accessory structures: 30 feet.
F. 
Minimum side yard:
(1) 
Principal structures:
(a) 
Adjoining any R-A, R-1, R-2 or R-3 District: 100 feet.
(b) 
Adjoining all other districts: 20 feet.
(2) 
Accessory structures: 20 feet.
G. 
Special yard requirements: See § 350-97.
H. 
Permitted projections into required yards: See § 350-98.
I. 
Maximum height:
(1) 
All principal structures: three stories, but no more than 45 feet.
(2) 
All accessory structures: one story, but no more than 20 feet.
J. 
Height exceptions: See § 350-99.
See Article XVII.
See Article XVIII.
See § 350-96.
See § 350-103.