Borough of Muncy, PA
Lycoming County
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The regulations set forth in this article for each district shall be minimum regulations and shall apply uniformly to each class or kind of structure or land, except as may be hereinafter provided.
A. 
No building, structure or land shall hereafter be used or occupied and no building or structure or part thereof shall hereafter be erected, constructed, reconstructed, moved, or structurally altered except in conformity with all of the regulations herein specified for the district in which it is located.
B. 
No building or other structure shall hereafter be erected or altered to: exceed the height or bulk; accommodate or house a greater number of persons or families; occupy a greater percentage of lot area; or to have narrower or smaller rear yards, front yards, side yards or other open space; than is required in this article, or in any other manner be contrary to this chapter.
C. 
No yard or lot existing at the time of adoption of this chapter shall be reduced in dimension or area below the minimum requirements herein specified for the district in which it is located.
D. 
The commencement of any of the uses or activities listed in this article shall require the issuance of a zoning permit from the Borough Zoning Officer, except as may be exempted by § 286-94A of this chapter.
A. 
The specific use regulations and dimensional requirements pertaining to each district are contained in the sections that follow, namely §§ 286-14 through 286-23.
B. 
Permissible uses and structures are presented in the section for each district. Applications for activities listed in the subsections titled "Permitted principal uses and structures" and "Permitted accessory uses and structures" may be approved by the Zoning Officer upon finding that the proposed use meets the chapter requirements. Activities listed in the "Special exception uses and structures" subsection must be reviewed and approved by the Borough Zoning Hearing Board, and uses listed in the "Conditional uses and structures" subsection must be reviewed and approved by the Borough Council. (See Appendix D and Appendix F of this chapter for an illustration of the special exception and conditional use procedures,[1] and §§ 286-88D and 286-91,respectively, for specific details of the process.)
[1]
Editor's Note: Said appendixes are included as attachments to this chapter.
C. 
Specific lot, yard and open space requirements are presented in the subsections for each district. Applications for uses which do not meet the dimensional requirements for the district in which they are to be located may be submitted to the Borough Zoning Hearing Board for variance consideration. (See Appendix C of this chapter[2] for an illustration of the variance procedure, and § 286-88C for specific details of the process.)
[2]
Editor's Note: Appendix C is included as an attachment to this chapter.
D. 
The use regulations are also presented by category of use in the Table of Uses, which can be found in Appendix A of this chapter, and general dimensional requirements are presented in the "Table of General Dimensional Requirements," which can be found in Appendix B.[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: Said appendixes are included as attachments to this chapter.
A. 
Uses and structures.
(1) 
Permitted principal uses and structures (Zoning Officer).
(a) 
Single-family detached dwellings. (See § 286-26.)
(b) 
Public parks or playgrounds.
(2) 
Permitted accessory uses and structures (Zoning Officer).
(a) 
Uses and structures customarily incidental to an approved principal use. (See § 286-44.)
(b) 
Private garages.
(c) 
No-impact home-based businesses and home occupations. (See § 286-42.)
(d) 
Private swimming pools. (See § 286-43.)
(e) 
Signs. (See § 286-78.)
(f) 
Off-street parking and loading areas. (See §§ 286-82 and 286-83.)
(3) 
Special exception uses and structures (Zoning Hearing Board).
(a) 
Conversion apartments (up to two dwelling units). (See § 286-27.)
(b) 
Professional offices. (See § 286-37.)
(c) 
Public utility buildings, structures, facilities and installations.
(d) 
Bed-and-breakfast establishments. (See § 286-32.)
(4) 
Conditional uses and structures (Borough Council).
(a) 
Day-care centers or group day-care home.
(b) 
Churches or places of worship.
(c) 
Government buildings.
(d) 
Public or private schools.
(e) 
Public libraries.
(f) 
Outdoor recreation facilities. (See § 286-38.)
B. 
Lot, yard, and open space requirements.
(1) 
Minimum lot requirements. (See § 286-50.)
(a) 
Minimum lot area per principal structure or use:
[1] 
Residential uses: 10,000 square feet per dwelling unit.
[2] 
Other principal uses: 10,000 square feet.
(b) 
Minimum lot width (measured at the building setback line):
[1] 
Corner lots: 100 feet.
[2] 
Interior lots: 80 feet.
(2) 
Minimum yard requirements. (See §§ 286-51 and 286-72.)
(a) 
Front yard: 30 feet from edge of cartway of adjoining street or alley.
(b) 
Side yards:
[1] 
Corner lots.
[a] 
Abutting street: 30 feet.
[b] 
Other side: 10 feet.
[2] 
Interior lots: 10 feet each side.
(c) 
Rear yard:
[1] 
Principal structure: 35 feet from rear lot line or edge of cartway of adjoining alley.
[2] 
Accessory structures.
[a] 
Abutting an alley.
[b] 
Garages or other structures 500 square feet or greater in size: 20 feet from edge of cartway of adjoining alley.
[c] 
Garages of other structures less than 500 square feet in size: eight feet from edge of cartway of adjoining alley.
[d] 
Not abutting an alley, all structures: eight feet from rear lot line.
(3) 
Maximum height requirements. (See §§ 286-52 and 286-72.)
(a) 
Principal structures: three stories, not to exceed 35 feet.
(b) 
Accessory structures: 20 feet.
A. 
Uses and structures.
(1) 
Permitted principal uses and structures (Zoning Officer).
(a) 
Single-family detached dwellings. (See § 286-26.)
(b) 
Two-family dwellings; i.e. duplexes. (See § 286-26.)
(c) 
Conversion apartments (up to two dwelling units). (See § 286-27.)
(d) 
Public parks or playgrounds.
(2) 
Permitted accessory uses and structures (Zoning Officer).
(a) 
Uses and structures customarily incidental to an approved principal use. (See § 286-44.)
(b) 
Private garages.
(c) 
No-impact home-based businesses and home occupations. (See § 286-42.)
(d) 
Private swimming pools. (See § 286-43.)
(e) 
Signs. (See § 286-78.)
(f) 
Off-street parking and loading areas. (See §§ 286-82 and 286-83.)
(3) 
Special exception uses and structures (Zoning Hearing Board).
(a) 
Day-care centers or group day-care homes.
(b) 
Bed-and-breakfast establishments. (See § 286-32.)
(c) 
Group homes. (See § 286-33.)
(d) 
Professional offices. (See § 286-37.)
(e) 
Government buildings.
(f) 
Public libraries, museums or art galleries.
(g) 
Public utility buildings, structures, facilities, and installations.
(4) 
Conditional uses and structures (Borough Council).
(a) 
Churches or places of worship.
(b) 
Public or private schools.
(c) 
Outdoor recreation facilities. (See § 286-38.)
B. 
Lot, yard, and open space requirements.
(1) 
Minimum lot requirements. (See § 286-50.)
(a) 
Minimum lot area per principal structure or use:
[1] 
Residential uses.
[a] 
Single-family detached dwellings: 7,500 square feet per dwelling unit.
[b] 
Two-family dwellings or conversion apartments: 3,750 square feet per dwelling unit.
[2] 
Other principal uses: 7,500 square feet.
(b) 
Minimum lot width (measured at the building setback line):
[1] 
Corner lots: 90 feet.
[2] 
Interior lots: 75 feet.
(2) 
Minimum yard requirements. (See §§ 286-51 and 286-72.)
(a) 
Front yard: 25 feet from edge of cartway of adjoining street or alley.
(b) 
Side yards:
[1] 
Corner lots.
[a] 
Abutting street: 25 feet.
[b] 
Other side: eight feet.
[2] 
Interior lots: eight feet each side.
(c) 
Rear yard:
[1] 
Principal structure: 25 feet from rear lot line or edge of cartway of adjoining alley.
[2] 
Accessory structures.
[a] 
Abutting an alley.
[i] 
Garages or other structures 500 square feet or greater in size: 20 feet from edge of cartway of adjoining alley.
[ii] 
Garages of other structures less than 500 square feet in size: eight feet from edge of cartway of adjoining alley.
[b] 
Not abutting an alley. All structures: eight feet from rear lot line.
(3) 
Maximum height requirements. (See §§ 286-52 and 286-72.)
(a) 
Principal structures: three stories, not to exceed 35 feet.
(b) 
Accessory structures: 25 feet.
A. 
Uses and structures.
(1) 
Permitted principal uses and structures (Zoning Officer).
(a) 
Single-family detached dwellings. (See § 286-26.)
(b) 
Two-family dwellings; i.e., duplexes. (See § 286-26.)
(c) 
Conversion apartments (up to two dwelling units). (See § 286-27.)
(d) 
Public parks or playgrounds.
(2) 
Permitted accessory uses and structures (Zoning Officer).
(a) 
Uses and structures customarily incidental to an approved principal use. (See § 286-44.)
(b) 
Private garages.
(c) 
No-impact home-based businesses and home occupations. (See § 286-42.)
(d) 
Private or semipublic swimming pools. (See § 286-43.)
(e) 
Signs. (See § 286-78.)
(f) 
Off-street parking and loading areas. (See §§ 286-82 and 286-83.)
(3) 
Special exception uses and structures (Zoning Hearing Board).
(a) 
Single-family attached dwelling structures; i.e., townhouse structures (up to six dwelling units). (See § 286-28.)
(b) 
Multifamily dwelling structures; i.e., apartment buildings (up to six dwelling units). (See § 286-29.)
(c) 
Rooming or boarding houses. (See § 286-31.)
(d) 
Bed-and-breakfast establishments. (See § 286-32.)
(e) 
Group homes. (See § 286-33.)
(f) 
Day-care centers or group day-care homes.
(g) 
Personal care homes.
(h) 
Professional offices. (See § 286-37.)
(i) 
Government buildings.
(j) 
Public libraries, museums or art galleries.
(k) 
Funeral homes.
(l) 
Clubs or fraternal organization facilities.
(m) 
Public utility buildings, structures, facilities and installations.
(4) 
Conditional uses and structures (Borough Council).
(a) 
Churches or places of worship.
(b) 
Public or private schools.
(c) 
Outdoor recreation facilities. (See § 286-38.)
B. 
Lot, yard, and open space requirements.
(1) 
Minimum lot requirements. (See § 286-50.)
(a) 
Minimum lot area per principal structure or use:
[1] 
Residential uses.
[a] 
Single-family detached dwellings: 7,500 square feet per dwelling unit.
[b] 
Two-family dwellings or conversion apartments: 3,750 square feet per dwelling unit.
[c] 
Single-family attached dwelling structures: 2,500 square feet per dwelling unit; not less than 7,500 square feet per lot.
[d] 
Multifamily dwelling structures: 2,000 square feet per dwelling unit; not less than 7,500 square feet per lot.
[2] 
Other principal uses: 7,500 square feet.
(b) 
Minimum lot width (measured at the building setback line):
[1] 
Corner lots or single-family attached dwelling structures: 90 feet.
[2] 
Interior lots: 75 feet.
[3] 
Single-family attached dwelling units: 20 feet.
(2) 
Minimum yard requirements. (See §§ 286-51 and 286-72.)
(a) 
Front yard: 25 feet from edge of cartway of adjoining street or alley.
(b) 
Side yards:
[1] 
Corner lots.
[a] 
Abutting street: 25 feet.
[b] 
Other side: eight feet.
[2] 
Interior lots: eight feet each side.
(c) 
Rear yard:
[1] 
Principal structures: 25 feet from rear lot line or edge of cartway of adjoining alley.
[2] 
Accessory structures.
[a] 
Abutting an alley.
[i] 
Garages or other structures 500 square feet or greater in size: 20 feet from edge of cartway of adjoining alley.
[ii] 
Garages or other structures less than 500 square feet in size: eight feet from edge of adjoining alley.
[b] 
Not abutting an alley. All structures: eight feet from rear lot line.
(3) 
Maximum height requirements. (See §§ 286-52 and 286-72.)
(a) 
Principal structures:
[1] 
Single- and two-family dwellings, and single-family attached dwelling structures: three stories, not to exceed 35 feet.
[2] 
Multifamily dwelling structures: four stories, not to exceed 45 feet.
[3] 
Other principal structures: four stories, not to exceed 45 feet.
(b) 
Accessory structures: 25 feet.
(See § 286-30.)
A. 
Uses and structures.
(1) 
Permitted principal uses and structures (Zoning Officer).
(a) 
Single-family detached dwellings. (See § 286-26.)
(b) 
Two-family dwellings; i.e., duplexes. (See § 286-26.)
(c) 
Single-family attached dwelling structures; i.e., townhouse structures. (See § 286-28.)
(d) 
Multifamily dwelling structures; i.e., apartment buildings. (See § 286-29.)
(e) 
Mixed residential developments. (See § 286-30.)
(2) 
Permitted accessory uses and structures (Zoning Officer).
(a) 
Uses and structures customarily incidental to an approved, principal use. (See § 286-44.)
(b) 
Private garages.
(c) 
No-impact home-based businesses and home occupations. (See § 286-42.)
(d) 
Private or semipublic swimming pools. (See § 286-43.)
(e) 
Signs. (See § 286-78.)
(f) 
Off-street parking and loading areas. (See §§ 286-82 and 286-83.)
(3) 
Special exception uses and structures (Zoning Hearing Board).
(a) 
Public utility buildings, structures, facilities and installations.
(4) 
Conditional uses and structures (Borough Council).
(a) 
Outdoor recreation facilities. (See § 286-38.)
B. 
Lot, yard, and open space requirements.
(1) 
Minimum lot requirements. (See § 286-50.)
(a) 
Minimum lot area per principal structure or use:
[1] 
Mixed residential developments: 1 1/2 contiguous acres.
[2] 
Residential densities.
[a] 
Single-family detached dwellings: six dwelling units per acre.
[b] 
Two-family dwellings: 10 dwelling units per acre.
[c] 
Single-family attached and multifamily dwelling structures.
[i] 
Less than seven dwelling units per structure: 12 dwelling units per acre.
[ii] 
Between eight and 17 dwelling units per acre: 16 dwelling units per acre.
[iii] 
More than 17 dwelling unit per structure: 25 dwelling units per acre.
(b) 
Minimum lot width (measured at the building setback line): no minimum.
(c) 
Maximum tract coverage:
[1] 
Single-family detached and two-family dwellings: 25%.
[2] 
Single-family attached and multifamily dwellings: 35%.
(2) 
Minimum yard requirements. (See § 286-51.)
(a) 
Front yard:
[1] 
Single-family detached and two-family dwellings: 30 feet from edge of right-of-way of adjoining street.
[2] 
Other structures. As recommended by the developer and approved by the Borough Planning Commission.
(b) 
Side yards. As recommended by the developer and approved by the Borough Planning Commission.
(c) 
Rear yard. As recommended by the developer and approved by the Borough Planning Commission.
(3) 
Maximum height requirements. (See § 286-52.)
(a) 
Principal structures:
[1] 
Single- and two-family dwellings and single-family attached dwelling structures: three stories, not to exceed 35 feet.
[2] 
Multifamily dwelling structures: four stories, not to exceed 45 feet.
(b) 
Accessory structures: 25 feet.
A. 
Uses and structures.
(1) 
Permitted principal uses and structures (Zoning Officer).
(a) 
Retail and personal service businesses. (See § 286-35.)
(b) 
Amusement enterprises. (See § 286-39.)
(c) 
Art galleries and museums.
(d) 
Banks or financial institutions.
(e) 
Clothes-cleaning establishments, including dry cleaners and laundromats.
(f) 
Clubs or fraternal organization facilities.
(g) 
Funeral homes or mortuaries.
(h) 
Government buildings.
(i) 
Hotels; or rooming or boarding houses. (See § 286-31.)
(j) 
Medical or dental offices or clinics.
(k) 
Public parks or playgrounds.
(l) 
Printing or binding operations.
(m) 
Professional offices. (See § 286-37.)
(n) 
Restaurants, bars, and/or catering operations.
(o) 
Studios for art, dance, music, or broadcasting.
(2) 
Permitted accessory uses and structures (Zoning Officer).
(a) 
Uses and structures customarily incidental to an approved, principal use. (See § 286-44.)
(b) 
Private garages.
(c) 
Home occupations. (See § 286-42B.)
(d) 
Private or semipublic swimming pools. (See § 286-43.)
(e) 
Roadside stands.
(f) 
Accessory residential dwelling units. (See § 286-45.)
(g) 
Fabricating, processing, repairing, or treating associated with a retail business on the premises. (See § 286-41.)
(h) 
Building-mounted communications antennas. (See § 286-47.)
(i) 
Signs. (See § 286-79.)
(j) 
Off-street parking and loading areas. (See §§ 286-82 and 286-83.)
(3) 
Special exception uses and structures (Zoning Hearing Board).
(a) 
Public parking garages or lots.
(b) 
Philanthropic or religious organization facilities.
(c) 
Public utility buildings, structures, facilities and installations.
(d) 
Single-family detached dwellings. (See § 286-26.)
(4) 
Conditional uses and structures (Borough Council).
(a) 
Business or trade schools.
B. 
Lot, yard, and open space requirements.
(1) 
Minimum lot requirements. (See § 286-50.)
(a) 
Minimum lot area per principal structure or uses:
[1] 
Principal commercial uses: 3,750 square feet per use, except as listed otherwise below.
[2] 
Hotels; boarding or rooming houses; philanthropic or religious organization facilities; or clubs: 7,500 square feet.
(b) 
Minimum lot width (measured at the building setback line): none required.
(2) 
Minimum yard requirements. (See §§ 286-51 and 286-72.)
(a) 
Front yard. Same depth as the average of the adjoining properties.
(b) 
Side yards. None required, except as follows:
[1] 
Abutting an R District: fifteen-foot buffer, landscaped and maintained. (See § 286-54.)
[2] 
Abutting a street. Same depth as the front yard required for the adjoining lot.
(c) 
Rear yard. None required, except as follows:
[1] 
Abutting an R District: fifteen-foot buffer, landscaped and maintained. (See § 286-54.)
[2] 
Abutting an alley: 10 feet.
(3) 
Maximum height requirements. (See §§ 286-52 and 286-72.)
(a) 
Principal structures: four stories, not to exceed 45 feet.
(b) 
Accessory structures: 25 feet.
A. 
Uses and structures.
(1) 
Permitted principal uses and structures (Zoning Officer).
(a) 
Retail and personal service businesses. (See § 286-35.)
(b) 
Amusement enterprises. (See § 286-39.)
(c) 
Art galleries and museums.
(d) 
Automotive sales, service stations and/or repair garages. (See § 286-36.)
(e) 
Banks or financial institutions.
(f) 
Business or trade schools.
(g) 
Clothes-cleaning establishments, including dry cleaners and laundromats.
(h) 
Clubs or fraternal organization facilities.
(i) 
Funeral homes or mortuaries.
(j) 
Government buildings.
(k) 
Hotels; or rooming or boarding houses. (See § 286-31.)
(l) 
Medical or dental offices or clinics.
(m) 
Printing or binding operations.
(n) 
Professional offices. (See § 286-37.)
(o) 
Restaurants, bars, and/or catering operations.
(p) 
Studios for art, dance, music, or broadcasting.
(q) 
Wholesale businesses of distribution centers (up to 5,000 square feet). (See § 286-41O.)
(r) 
Public parks or playgrounds.
(2) 
Permitted accessory uses and structures (Zoning Officer).
(a) 
Uses and structures customarily incidental to an approved principal use. (See § 286-44.)
(b) 
Private garages.
(c) 
Home occupations. (See § 286-42B.)
(d) 
Private or semipublic swimming pools. (See § 286-43.)
(e) 
Open or outside storage or display. (See § 286-46.)
(f) 
Accessory residential dwelling units. (See § 286-45.)
(g) 
Fabricating, processing, repairing, or treating associated with a retail business on the premises. (See § 286-41.)
(h) 
Building-mounted communications antennas. (See § 286-47.)
(i) 
Signs. (See § 286-79.)
(j) 
Off-street parking and loading areas. (See §§ 286-82 and 286-83.)
(3) 
Special exception uses and structures (Zoning Hearing Board).
(a) 
Public parking garages or lots.
(b) 
Philanthropic or religious organization facilities.
(c) 
Public utility buildings, structures, facilities, and installations.
(4) 
Conditional uses and structures (Borough Council).
(a) 
Retail shopping centers. (See § 286-35.)
(b) 
Outdoor recreation facilities. (See § 286-38.)
(c) 
Single-family detached dwellings. (See § 286-26.)
(d) 
Two-family dwellings; i.e., duplexes. (See § 286-26.)
(e) 
Single-family attached dwelling structures; i.e., townhouse structures. (See § 286-28.)
(f) 
Multifamily dwelling structures; i.e., apartment buildings. (See § 286-29.)
B. 
Lot, yard, and open space requirements.
(1) 
Minimum lot requirements. (See § 286-50.)
(a) 
Minimum lot area per principal structure or use:
[1] 
Residential uses:
[a] 
Single-family detached dwellings: 7,500 square feet per dwelling unit.
[b] 
Two-family dwellings: 3,750 square feet per dwelling unit.
[c] 
Single-family attached dwelling structures: 2,500 square feet per dwelling unit; not less than 7,500 square feet per lot.
[d] 
Multifamily dwelling structures: 2,000 square feet per dwelling unit; not less than 7,500 square feet per lot.
[2] 
Commercial and other principal uses: 7,500 square feet per use.
(2) 
Minimum yard requirements. (See §§ 286-52 and 286-72.)
(a) 
Front yard: 20 feet from edge of cartway of adjoining street or alley.
(b) 
Side yards:
[1] 
Abutting an R District: forty-foot buffer, landscaped and maintained. (See § 286-54.)
[2] 
All other lots: 10 feet.
(c) 
Rear yard:
[1] 
Abutting an R District: forty-foot buffer, landscaped and maintained. (See § 286-54.)
[2] 
All other lots: 30 feet.
(3) 
Maximum height requirements. (See §§ 286-52 and 286-72.)
(a) 
Principal structures: four stories, not to exceed 45 feet.
(b) 
Accessory structures: 25 feet.
A. 
Uses and structures.
(1) 
Permitted principal uses and structures (Zoning Officer).
(a) 
Enclosed manufacturing, fabricating, compounding, assembling or treating operations. (See § 286-41.)
(b) 
Automotive sales, service stations and/or repair garages. (See § 286-36.)
(c) 
Building materials sales and storage.
(d) 
Clothes-cleaning establishments, including dry cleaners and laundromats.
(e) 
Contractor's shops and yards.
(f) 
Government buildings.
(g) 
Kennels.
(h) 
Land cultivation, including plant nurseries and/or landscaping businesses.
(i) 
Lumber yards and/or planing mills.
(j) 
Personal storage warehouse.
(k) 
Printing and binding operations.
(l) 
Public parking garages or lots.
(m) 
Public utility buildings, structures, facilities and installations.
(n) 
Veterinary offices, clinics or animal hospitals.
(o) 
Wholesale businesses.
(p) 
Public parks or playgrounds.
(2) 
Permitted accessory uses and structures (Zoning Officer).
(a) 
Uses and structures customarily incidental to an approved principal use. (See § 286-44.)
(b) 
Private garages.
(c) 
Home occupations. (See § 286-42B.)
(d) 
Private swimming pools. (See § 286-43.)
(e) 
Accessory sales or retail outlets associated with an industrial use. (See § 286-41I.)
(f) 
Open or outside storage or display. (See § 286-46.)
(g) 
Building-mounted communications antennas. (See § 286-47.)
(h) 
Signs. (See § 286-80.)
(i) 
Off-street parking and loading areas. (See §§ 286-82 and 286-83.)
(3) 
Special exception uses and structures (Zoning Hearing Board).
(a) 
Feed mills and grain elevators.
(b) 
Sobriety houses. (See § 286-34.)
(c) 
Adult entertainment establishments. (See § 286-40.)
(4) 
Conditional uses and structures (Borough Council).
(a) 
Research and development laboratories or facilities. (See § 286-41.)
(b) 
Distribution, warehousing, freight or truck terminals. (See § 286-41.)
(c) 
Unenclosed manufacturing, fabricating, compounding, assembling or treating operations. (See § 286-41.)
(d) 
Commercial communications towers.
(e) 
Outdoor recreation facilities. (See § 286-38.)
B. 
Lot, yard, and open space requirements.
(1) 
Minimum lot requirements. (See § 286-50.)
(a) 
Minimum lot area per principal structure or use: none required; however, all lots shall be of sufficient size to provide for all proposed buildings and structures, and shall meet all required service, access, parking, loading and open space requirements.
(b) 
Minimum lot width (measured at the building setback line): none required.
(2) 
Minimum yard requirements. (See § 286-51.)
(a) 
Front yard: 20 feet from edge of cartway of adjoining street or alley.
(b) 
Side yards:
[1] 
Abutting an R District: forty-foot buffer, landscaped and maintained. (See § 286-54.)
[2] 
All other lots: 20 feet.
(c) 
Rear yard:
[1] 
Abutting an R District: forty-foot buffer, landscaped and maintained. (See § 286-54.)
[2] 
All other lots: 30 feet.
(3) 
Maximum height requirements. (See § 286-52.)
(a) 
Principal structures: 80 feet.
(b) 
Accessory structures: 40 feet.
Note: All uses and development in this district shall be undertaken in compliance with the historic preservation standards and criteria set forth in Article VII of this chapter and any subsequently enacted historic preservation regulations.
A. 
Uses and structures.
(1) 
Permitted principal uses and structures (Zoning Officer): same as underlying district.
(2) 
Permitted accessory uses and structures (Zoning Officer): same as underlying district.
(3) 
Special exception uses and structures (Zoning Hearing Board): same as underlying district.
(4) 
Conditional uses and structures (Borough Council): same as underlying district.
B. 
Lot, yard, and open space requirements.
(1) 
Minimum lot requirements (see § 286-50): same as the underlying district.
(2) 
Minimum yard requirements (see § 286-51): same as the underlying district.
(3) 
Maximum height requirements (see § 286-52): same as the underlying district.
Note: All uses, activity, and/or development in this district shall be undertaken in strict compliance with the floodproofing requirements set forth in Article VI of this chapter and any subsequently enacted floodplain management regulations.
A. 
Uses and structures.
(1) 
Permitted principal uses and structures (Zoning Officer): same as underlying district.
(2) 
Permitted accessory uses and structures (Zoning Officer): same as underlying district.
(3) 
Special exception uses and structures (Zoning Hearing Board): same as underlying district.
(4) 
Conditional uses and structures (Borough Council): same as underlying district.
B. 
Lot, yard, and open space requirements.
(1) 
Minimum lot requirements (See § 286-50.): same as the underlying district.
(2) 
Minimum yard requirements (See § 286-51.): same as the underlying district.
(3) 
Maximum height requirements (See § 286-52.): same as the underlying district.
Note: No development shall be permitted in this district which will increase the elevation of the one-hundred-year flood. (See also Article VI of this chapter for floodproofing requirements.)
A. 
Uses and structures.
(1) 
Permitted principal uses and structures (Zoning Officer). Same as the underlying district, and in addition:
(a) 
Land cultivation, including plant nurseries and/or landscaping businesses.
(b) 
Public or private park or playgrounds.
(c) 
Temporary uses, such as carnivals or circuses.
(2) 
Permitted accessory uses and structures (Zoning Officer). Same as the underlying district, and in addition:
(a) 
Accessory residential uses; i.e., yards, gardens, etc.
(b) 
Accessory commercial or industrial uses; i.e., pervious parking areas, etc.
(3) 
Special exception uses and structures (Zoning Hearing Board). Same as the underlying district, and in addition:
(a) 
Public utility buildings, structures, facilities and installations.
(4) 
Conditional uses and structures (Borough Council). Same as the underlying district, and in addition:
(a) 
Water-related uses; i.e. docks, piers, marinas, etc.
B. 
Lot, yard, and open space requirements.
(1) 
Minimum lot requirements (see § 286-50): same as the underlying district.
(2) 
Minimum yard requirements (see § 286-51): same as the underlying district.
(3) 
Maximum height requirements (see § 286-52): same as the underlying district.