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Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
Morris County
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The following uses shall be permitted:
A. 
Retail and wholesale household and business supplies.
B. 
Electrical, heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, plumbing and refrigeration equipment sales and service businesses.
C. 
Business and professional offices.
D. 
Indoor theaters, indoor tennis courts, skating rinks, handball courts and health clubs.
E. 
[1] Pharmacies and pharmacies with drive-through window service.
[Added 11-27-2012 by Ord. No. 2012:38]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection E, which provided for motels as a permitted use, was repealed 2-28-1984 by Ord. No. 84:3.
F. 
Newspaper offices and printing establishments.
G. 
Laundry, dyeing and cleaning works.
H. 
New car and truck dealership and used car and truck sales and service, wherein used car and truck sales and service is accessory to new car and truck sales uses and that outdoor display and/or storage of used cars and trucks does not exceed 30% of the total outdoor display and storage area of cars and trucks.
I. 
Offices for executive or administrative personnel; scientific or research laboratories; experimental or computation centers.
J. 
The packing, fabricating, finishing or assembly of:
(1) 
Beverages (nonalcoholic only).
(2) 
Candy.
(3) 
Toilet supplies (except those involving fat-rendering processes).
(4) 
Metal products.
(5) 
Electrical appliances, fixtures or components.
(6) 
Electrical instruments or devices.
K. 
Restaurants and other eating and drinking establishments wherein food and drink are consumed within the principal building. Such uses shall not be interpreted to include and are hereby defined to exclude drive-in restaurants or refreshment stands, commonly called "snack bars," "dairy bars," "hamburger stands" or similar uses where customers and patrons are served food, soft drinks or ice cream primarily for their immediate consumption outside the confines of the building or structure in which the business is conducted, except in strict conformity with Chapter 275, Outdoor Eating Establishments.
[Amended 7-15-1997 by Ord. No. 97:21]
L. 
Mobile food vendor establishments, including all vehicles, trailers and structures operated by a mobile food vendor, as defined in Chapter 296, Peddling and Soliciting, Article I, Canvassers, Solicitors and Mobile Vendors, for transporting food and beverages for sale therefrom while stopped or parked at a location upon lands within the Township.
[Added 2-24-1987 by Ord. No. 87:3]
M. 
Pet shop, provided that such use is established within the confines of a freestanding structure only and not within a structure containing other uses separated by common walls.
[Added 5-21-1987 by Ord. No. 87:21]
N. 
Automobile repair services.
[Added 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 2000:7]
O. 
Medical and dental offices and clinics.
[Added 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 2000:7]
P. 
Health care support services and ambulance services.
[Added 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 2000:7]
Q. 
Educational and vocational training institutions and schools.
[Added 11-27-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-37]
The following uses shall be prohibited:
A. 
As specified in § 430-86.
B. 
Any process of manufacture, assembly or treatment, except as permitted in § 430-93J.
C. 
Commercial dog kennels.
D. 
Lumberyards and coal yards.
Any accessory use on the same lot with and customarily incidental to any use permitted in this district shall be permitted, such as but not necessarily limited to:
A. 
Maintenance and storage buildings.
B. 
The operation of amusement machines (as that term is defined by Chapter 86, Amusement Machines) is permitted as an accessory use:
[Added 1-26-1982 by Ord. No. 1:82; amended 12-14-1982 by Ord. No. 79:82; 5-9-1995 by Ord. No. 95:13]
(1) 
On premises where the primary use of such premises is as an indoor theater, bowling alley or similar establishment or is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for on-site consumption, subject to the following regulations:
(a) 
There shall be 60 square feet of operating area for each machine. The square footage measurement of the operating area shall exclude any area of the premises which is used for other purposes but shall include accessways and walkways primarily serving the machine. There shall be no more than five machines permitted.
(b) 
The maximum area devoted to such machines (60 square feet times the number of licensed machines) shall not constitute more than 30% of the gross floor area of the establishment.
(2) 
On all other premises where the primary use is some other use permitted in this zone, subject to the following regulations:
(a) 
There shall be 60 square feet of operating area for each machine. The square footage measurement of the operating area shall exclude any area of the premises which is used for other purposes but shall include accessways and walkways primarily serving the machine.
(b) 
The maximum area devoted to such machines (60 square feet times the number of licensed machines) shall not constitute more than 30% of the gross floor area of the establishment.
(c) 
The maximum number of amusement games permitted in such establishments is two.
The following conditional uses shall be permitted:
A. 
Automobile service station, subject to the requirements of § 430-88B.
B. 
Car wash, subject to the requirements of § 430-88C.
C. 
Shopping centers, subject to the requirements of § 430-88D.
D. 
Fast-food restaurants, subject to the following conditions:
[Added 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 2000:7]
(1) 
Minimum lot area of one acre.
(2) 
Minimum lot frontage of 150 feet.
(3) 
The lot must front on a state highway.
(4) 
Signage shall be provided in accordance with the standards of the B-2 District and the Township's sign regulations.
(5) 
Minimum building size shall be 2,500 square feet of gross floor area.
(6) 
Building height shall be no more than one story and 20 feet.
(7) 
Parking shall be provided in accordance with the Township requirements for restaurants.
(8) 
The site shall be attractively landscaped and provided with screening and buffering in accordance with Township standards.
(9) 
No lot containing a fast-food restaurant shall be located within 1,000 feet of any lot containing another fast-food restaurant.
(10) 
A permitted use offering drive-up window service shall be serviced by a separate and distinct driveway not less than 10 feet in width and separated from the remaining circulation elements of the site by use of curbing or pavement paint. Drive-up service window stack lanes shall be of a length determined by the reviewing Board through evaluation of competent testimony received during the site plan hearing process; however, no drive-up service window shall have a capacity of less than six vehicles, inclusive of the vehicle at the service window.
[Added 11-27-2012 by Ord. No. 2012:38]
(11) 
A drive-up service window driveway may include a menu board as one of its sign elements. A menu board is permitted to have a maximum area of 48 square feet with a maximum height of six feet. Said menu board shall be set back at least 75 feet from a residential lot line. All lighting for a menu board shall be shielded from adjacent property lines.
[Added 11-27-2012 by Ord. No. 2012:38]
E. 
Fast-food restaurants within a shopping center and subject to the conditions set forth in § 430-88F.
[Added 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 2000:7]
F. 
Banks, including those with drive-up window service, in accordance with § 430-112B.
[Added 11-27-2012 by Ord. No. 2012:38]
Height, area and yard requirements shall be as specified in the schedule of regulations in Article VI.
[Amended 10-9-1979 by Ord. No. 79:28]
A. 
Open storage of materials. All materials and equipment shall be stored in completely enclosed buildings. All open display of products shall be placed no closer to any private or public thoroughfare than the distance equal to the required front yard.
B. 
Transition requirement. There shall be established along the line of any lot that is contiguous to any residential district, unless the lot line coincides with a state or federal highway, a buffer area as defined and regulated in this chapter at least 25 feet in width, plus five feet of additional width for each ten-foot interval or fraction thereof of the building height of the principal building. The buffer area shall be landscaped, and fencing shall be provided as required to provide appropriate screening of the lot adjoining the residential districts, and further provided that no access driveway shall be connected to Bloomfield Avenue.
C. 
Landscaped green area. A minimum twenty-five foot landscaped green area setback shall be provided along the street right-of-way line where the lot fronts on Highway Route Nos. 10 and 46.
[Added 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 2000:7]
A. 
Off-street parking space, together with appropriate access, shall be provided on the same lot as the building it is intended to serve, in accordance with the standards of Article XXXVII.
B. 
Off-street parking space may be located in the front, side and rear yards; provided, however, that no parking space shall be located nearer than five feet to any side or rear lot line, nor shall the end of a parking space be nearer than 10 feet to any street lot line nor nearer than five feet to any building, and further provided that complete building perimeter parking is prohibited.
C. 
No off-street parking or loading area shall be located within any required buffer area or landscaped green area.
[Added 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 2000:7]
Signs shall be permitted subject to the sign regulations of Article XXXVIII.