Borough of Lansdowne, PA
Delaware County
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Editor's Note: For complete details, see Appendix A1.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as "Lansdowne Borough Zoning Ordinance of 2008."
A. 
The zoning regulations and districts set forth in this chapter are designed to achieve the following purposes as stated in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, Act 247 of 1968, as amended.[1]
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Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 10101 et seq.
B. 
This chapter regulates the use of land and the construction and renovation of buildings in Lansdowne Borough in order to:
(1) 
Preserve and enhance Lansdowne's traditional small-town character, protect its historic resources, and revitalize its older areas.
(2) 
Promote and support good urban design that fosters a sense of place, pride of place, belonging, and accessibility for all members of the community.
(3) 
Promote and support good urban design that encourages walkability and a vibrant street life.
(4) 
Carry out the community development objectives listed in the community development objectives section[2] of this chapter and work towards achieving the vision set forth in the Borough of Lansdowne's Comprehensive Plan of 2005 known as the "Lansdowne and East Lansdowne Joint Comprehensive Plan."
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Editor's Note: See §
(5) 
Implement the Downtown District Redevelopment Plan of 2004.
(6) 
Carry out the purpose and scope of Section 105 of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code,[3] which authorizes the promotion and preservation of commonwealth historic resources.
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Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 10105 et seq.