Township of Upper Burrell, PA
Westmoreland County
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To focus higher-density development at a central location in the Township, to provide for the educational, recreational, cultural and service needs of the community in an appropriate location on the regional transportation network and to provide opportunities for the expansion of a postsecondary school campus by allowing a mix of uses appropriate to the needs of both resident and commuting students, faculty, employees and visitors to the campus.
In the CC Community Center Mixed-Use District, only the following uses are authorized:
A. 
Permitted uses.
(1) 
Principal uses.
(a) 
Communications antenna mounted on an existing building or on an existing public utility storage or transmission structure, subject to § 350-106.
(b) 
Conference or training center.
(c) 
Day-care center or preschool facility.
(d) 
Essential services.
(e) 
Forestry.
(f) 
Garden apartments.
(g) 
Health club.
(h) 
Oil and gas well operations.
(i) 
Passive recreation.
(j) 
Postsecondary school.
(k) 
Postsecondary school campus including one or more of the following principal uses:
[1] 
Classrooms, offices and laboratories for teaching and research.
[2] 
Faculty housing.
[3] 
Indoor athletic facilities.
[4] 
Student housing.
[5] 
Student union.
[6] 
Theater.
(l) 
Public buildings.
(m) 
Single-family dwellings.
(n) 
Student housing.
(o) 
Townhouses.
(p) 
Two-family dwellings.
(2) 
Accessory uses.
(a) 
Uses accessory to a postsecondary school, including, but not limited to:
[1] 
Campus operated cafeteria, coffee shop, restaurant.
[2] 
Campus bookstore and/or gift shop.
[3] 
Campus apparel store.
[4] 
Outdoor athletic facilities.
(b) 
Community clubhouse.
(c) 
Fences, subject to § 350-97.
(d) 
Keeping of domestic pets.
(e) 
No-impact home-based business, subject to § 350-105.
(f) 
Off-street parking and loading, subject to Article XVII.
(g) 
Private garages and storage buildings, subject to § 350-97.
(h) 
Private residential swimming pools or sports courts, subject to § 350-97.
(i) 
Signs, subject to Article XVIII.
(j) 
Temporary construction trailer, model home or sales office, subject to § 350-101.
(k) 
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) 
Campus affiliated research and development, subject to § 350-93A(8).
(b) 
Commercial uses, subject to § 350-93A(12).
(c) 
Planned residential development, subject to Article XIV.
(2) 
Accessory uses.
(a) 
Bed-and-breakfast, subject to § 350-93A(6).
(b) 
Supporting retail and service uses on a postsecondary school campus, subject to § 350-93A(38).
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) 
Public utility building or structure, subject to § 350-93A(36).
(2) 
Accessory uses.
(a) 
Family day-care home, subject to § 350-93A(18).
(b) 
Home occupation, subject to § 350-93A(24).
In the CC Community Center Mixed-Use District, all uses shall be subject to the following regulations, except as they may be modified by Article XIV for planned residential developments or the express standards and criteria for the specific conditional uses and uses by special exception contained in Article XV.
A. 
Minimum lot area:
(1) 
Single-family dwelling:
(a) 
Without public sewers: one acre.
(b) 
With public sewers: 0.25 acre (10,890 square feet).
(2) 
Two-family dwelling:
(a) 
Without public sewers: one acre.
(b) 
With public sewers: 20,000 square feet.
(3) 
Garden apartment or townhouse: one acre (43,560 square feet).
(4) 
Student housing: five acres.
(5) 
Postsecondary school: 20 acres.
(6) 
All other principal uses: one acre (43,560 square feet).
B. 
Minimum floor area per dwelling unit:
(1) 
Single-family dwelling: 1,200 square feet per dwelling unit.
(2) 
Two-family dwelling: 1,200 square feet per dwelling unit.
(3) 
Townhouse: 1,000 square feet per dwelling unit.
(4) 
Garden apartment:
(a) 
One-bedroom unit: 500 square feet per dwelling unit.
(b) 
Two-or-more-bedroom unit: 800 square feet per dwelling unit.
(5) 
Student housing:
(a) 
One-bedroom unit: 500 square feet per dwelling unit.
(b) 
Two-or-more-bedroom unit: 700 square feet per dwelling unit.
C. 
Maximum dwelling unit density:
(1) 
Single-family and two-family dwellings: four units per acre.
(2) 
Student housing: 20 units per acre.
(3) 
Townhouse or garden apartment: 16 units per acre.
D. 
Minimum front yard: 20 feet.
E. 
Minimum rear yard:
(1) 
Multifamily dwelling units adjoining property in an A-1, R-2 or R-2 District: 75 feet.
(2) 
Student housing adjoining property in an A-1, R-1 or R-2 District: 100 feet.
(3) 
All other principal structures adjoining property in an A-1, R-1 or R-2 District: 100 feet.
(4) 
All other principal structures: 20 feet.
F. 
Minimum side yard:
(1) 
Multifamily dwelling units adjoining property in an A-1, R-2 or R-2 District: 75 feet.
(2) 
Student housing adjoining property in an A-1, R-1 or R-2 District: 100 feet.
(3) 
All other principal structures adjoining property in an A-1, R-1 or R-2 District: 100 feet.
(4) 
All other principal structures: 10 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.