Borough of Adamstown, PA
Lancaster County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Adamstown 8-4-2009 by Ord. No. 352. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Commission — See Ch. 60.
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 97.
Construction codes — See Ch. 109.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 140.
Sewers — See Ch. 237.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 251.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 257.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 265.
Water — See Ch. 304.
Attachment 1 - Zoning Map
Article I Title, Purpose, Interpretation

§ 320-1 Title.

§ 320-2 Purpose.

§ 320-3 Community development objectives.

§ 320-4 Interpretation.

§ 320-5 Scope.

Article II Definition of Terms

§ 320-6 Rules of interpretation.

§ 320-7 Terms defined.

Article III Establishment of Zoning Districts and Map

§ 320-8 List of districts.

§ 320-9 Official Zoning Map.

§ 320-10 Interpretation of district boundaries.

§ 320-11 Use adjustment on district boundaries.

Article IV Conformance Required

§ 320-12 Application of district regulations.

§ 320-13 Uses not provided for.

Article V District Regulations

§ 320-14 Conservation (CONS) District.

§ 320-15 Woodland (W) District.

§ 320-16 Low Density Residential (R-1) District.

§ 320-17 Medium Density Residential (R-2) District.

§ 320-18 Main Street Residential (R-3) District.

§ 320-19 Mixed Use (MU) District.

§ 320-20 Highway Commercial (HC) District.

§ 320-21 Industrial (I) District.

§ 320-22 Institutional (INS) District.

Article VI Supplementary District Regulations

§ 320-23 Applicability.

§ 320-24 Erection of more than one principal structure on lot.

§ 320-25 Required street access.

§ 320-26 Exceptions to height regulations.

§ 320-27 Front-yard exception.

§ 320-28 General lot and yard requirements.

§ 320-29 Minimum habitable floor area.

§ 320-30 Visibility at intersections.

§ 320-31 Landscaping and screening.

§ 320-32 Outdoor storage.

§ 320-33 Temporary structures for dwelling purposes.

§ 320-34 Accessory uses.

§ 320-35 Accessory buildings and structures.

§ 320-36 Fences, walls or hedges.

§ 320-37 Landscaping (retaining) walls.

§ 320-38 Private outdoor swimming pools, spas and whirlpools.

§ 320-39 Ornamental ponds and wading pools.

§ 320-40 Man-made ponds, dams and impoundments.

§ 320-41 Tennis courts and other recreational accessory structures.

§ 320-42 Hitching posts.

§ 320-43 Phone booths, automatic bank teller machines and similar structures.

§ 320-44 Satellite dish antennas.

§ 320-45 Personal ham/amateur radio antennas and towers.

§ 320-46 Refuse collection (dumpster) stations.

§ 320-47 Animals and animal shelters.

§ 320-48 Water supply and sewerage facilities required.

§ 320-49 Nuisances prohibited (general).

§ 320-50 Slope control regulations.

§ 320-51 Public utility corporations.

§ 320-52 Mobile homes.

§ 320-53 Forestry activities.

§ 320-54 Demolition of historic resources.

Article VII Criteria for Special Exceptions, Conditional Uses and Other Selected Uses

§ 320-55 General description.

§ 320-56 Procedure.

§ 320-57 Plan requirements.

§ 320-58 General standards for all special exception and conditional use applications.

§ 320-59 Criteria for specific land uses.

§ 320-60 Bed-and-breakfast inns.

§ 320-61 Billboards.

§ 320-62 Communications antenna mounted on existing structure.

§ 320-63 Communications towers.

§ 320-64 Home day care and day-care centers.

§ 320-65 Home occupations.

§ 320-66 Lot averaging standards.

§ 320-67 Mobile home parks.

§ 320-68 No-impact home-based businesses.

§ 320-69 Planned unit residential developments.

§ 320-70 Semidetached buildings in Industrial and Highway Commercial Districts.

§ 320-71 Alternative energy sources.

Article VIII Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements

§ 320-72 General intent and application.

§ 320-73 Design requirements for parking facilities.

§ 320-74 Minimum parking requirements.

§ 320-75 Handicapped parking.

§ 320-76 Off-street loading requirements.

§ 320-77 Parking and storage of vehicles.

§ 320-78 Approval of parking and loading plans.

§ 320-79 Parking area reservation.

Article IX Sign Regulations

§ 320-80 Applicability.

§ 320-81 Signs exempt from regulation.

§ 320-82 Signs allowed with and without permits.

§ 320-83 Permits required.

§ 320-84 Use, location and size regulations.

§ 320-85 General sign regulations.

§ 320-86 Nonconforming signs.

§ 320-87 General sign regulations pertaining to adult entertainment establishments.

Article X Nonconformities – Lots, Uses and Structures

§ 320-88 Intent.

§ 320-89 Nonconforming lots of record.

§ 320-90 Nonconforming uses of land (or land with minor structures only).

§ 320-91 Dimensionally nonconforming structures.

§ 320-92 Nonconforming uses of structures or of structures and premises in combination.

§ 320-93 Repairs and maintenance.

§ 320-94 Uses under special exception or conditional use provisions not nonconforming uses.

§ 320-95 Nonconforming uses, activities, construction and other development in floodplains.

Article XI Administration and Enforcement; Zoning Permits and Certificates of Zoning Compliance

§ 320-96 Administration and enforcement.

§ 320-97 Zoning permits required.

§ 320-98 Application for zoning permit.

§ 320-99 Certificates of zoning compliance.

§ 320-100 Temporary use permits.

§ 320-101 Limits on authorization.

Article XII Zoning Hearing Board and Other Administrative Procedures

§ 320-102 Zoning Hearing Board creation and appointments.

§ 320-103 Organization of Board.

§ 320-104 Expenditures for services.

§ 320-105 Hearings of Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 320-106 Jurisdiction.

§ 320-107 Variances.

§ 320-108 Special exceptions.

§ 320-109 Conditional uses.

§ 320-110 Expiration or revocation of decisions of Zoning Hearing Board or Borough Council.

§ 320-111 Appeals.

Article XIII Violations and Remedies

§ 320-112 Enforcement notice.

§ 320-113 Right of entry.

Article XIV Amendments

§ 320-114 Power of amendment.

§ 320-115 Enactment of zoning ordinance amendments.

Article XV Legal Provisions

§ 320-116 Repeals and continuation of prior regulations.

§ 320-117 Validity and severance.