Borough of Rankin, PA
Allegheny County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Part 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS

§ 27-101 Title.

§ 27-102 Statutory Authority.

§ 27-103 Interpretation.

§ 27-104 Purpose and Findings.

§ 27-105 Community Development Objectives.

§ 27-106 General Compliance.

§ 27-107 Applicability.

Part 2 TERMINOLOGY

§ 27-201 Word Usage.

§ 27-202 Definitions.

Part 3 DISTRICT REGULATIONS

§ 27-301 Establishment of Districts.

§ 27-302 Base Zoning Districts.

§ 27-303 New Zoning Districts.

§ 27-304 Official Zoning Map.

§ 27-305 Zoning District Boundaries.

§ 27-306 Zoning District Allowable Uses.

§ 27-307 Bulk and Area Regulations for Uses.

§ 27-308 SFR Single-Family Residential District.

§ 27-309 MFR Multifamily Residential District.

§ 27-310 NMU Neighborhood Mixed-Use District.

§ 27-311 CI Commercial Industrial Center.

§ 27-312 NBC Neighborhood Business Center.

§ 27-313 CFDD Carrie Furnace Development District.

§ 27-314 Table of Authorized Principal Uses.

§ 27-315 Accessory Uses and Structures.

§ 27-316 Table of Authorized Accessory Uses and Structures.

§ 27-317 Dimensional Standards for Accessory Uses and Structures.

§ 27-318 Express Standards and Criteria for Accessory Uses and Structures.

Part 4 EXPRESS STANDARDS AND CRITERIA FOR SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS AND CONDITIONAL USES

§ 27-401 Purpose.

§ 27-402 Conditional Use Procedure for Approval.

§ 27-403 Special Exceptions.

§ 27-404 Special Exception Procedure for Approval.

§ 27-405 General Standards for All Conditional Uses and Special Exceptions.

§ 27-406 Express Specific Standards for Specified Uses, Conditional Uses and Special Exceptions.

Part 5 SUPPLEMENTAL REGULATIONS

§ 27-501 Screening and Landscaping.

§ 27-502 Lighting Requirements.

§ 27-503 Floodplains.

§ 27-504 Performance Standards.

§ 27-505 Outdoor Storage.

§ 27-506 Utilities.

§ 27-507 Exterior Finishes.

§ 27-508 Screening of Roof Equipment.

§ 27-509 Wireless Communications Facilities.

§ 27-510 Temporary Uses.

§ 27-511 Open Burning.

Part 6 PARKING

§ 27-601 Parking.

§ 27-602 Parking Ratios.

§ 27-603 Minimum Parking Ratios.

§ 27-604 Parking Dimensions and Surface Requirements.

§ 27-605 Parking, Access and Layout.

§ 27-606 Accessible Parking Requirements.

§ 27-607 Parking Ratios.

§ 27-608 Off-Street Loading and Unloading.

Part 7 SIGNS

§ 27-701 Purpose.

§ 27-702 Applicability.

§ 27-703 Types of Signs.

§ 27-704 Prohibited and Exempt Signs.

§ 27-705 Determining Sign Area and Height.

§ 27-706 Permitted Signs in Residential Districts.

§ 27-707 Permitted Signs in All Nonresidential Districts.

§ 27-708 General Regulations.

§ 27-709 Billboards.

Part 8 (RESERVED)

§ 27-801 (Reserved).

Part 9 NONCONFORMING USES, STRUCTURES, AND LOTS

§ 27-901 Purpose.

§ 27-902 Nonconforming Use.

§ 27-903 Nonconforming Buildings or Structures.

§ 27-904 Nonconforming Lots of Record.

§ 27-905 Continuation of Nonconforming Signs.

§ 27-906 Registration of Nonconformity.

Part 10 ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT

§ 27-1001 Applicability.

§ 27-1002 Repairs and Maintenance.

§ 27-1003 Authorization of Types of Uses.

§ 27-1004 Permits Required.

§ 27-1005 Enforcement Penalties.

§ 27-1006 Causes of Action.

§ 27-1007 Enforcement Remedies; Violations and Penalties.

§ 27-1008 Fees.

§ 27-1009 Amendments.

§ 27-1010 Zoning Officer.

Part 11 ZONING HEARING BOARD

§ 27-1101 Membership.

§ 27-1102 Organization.

§ 27-1103 Expenditures; Fees.

§ 27-1104 Powers and Functions.

§ 27-1105 Hearing Procedures.

§ 27-1106 Decisions.

§ 27-1107 Standards for Review of Variance Requests.

§ 27-1108 Standards for Review of Special Exception Requests.

§ 27-1109 Appeals to Court.