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Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
Morris County
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No building, structure or premises shall be used and no building or structure shall be erected or structurally altered except for the following uses:
A. 
Stores, shops and similar commercial uses.
B. 
Business and professional offices.
C. 
Barbershops, beauty shops and similar service establishments, including laundries, cleaners, diaper services and shoe repair.
[Amended 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 2000:7]
D. 
Restaurants. 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 "hot dog 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]
E. 
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]
F. 
Medical and dental offices and clinics.
[Added 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 2000:7]
G. 
Educational and vocational training institutions and schools.
[Added 11-27-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-37]
The following uses, whether as a main use or as an accessory use, are hereby strictly prohibited and shall include, but not be limited to:
A. 
As specified in § 430-94.
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. 
Equipment storage and maintenance 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. 
Drive-in banks, subject to the following standards:
(1) 
All other regulations for the district in which the use is to be located shall be complied with, except that the minimum lot area for a drive-in bank shall be 30,000 square feet.
(2) 
Recognizing the need for substantial vehicle storage area and drive-in window lanes, in addition to normal parking and driveway area associated with a business use, the maximum percent building coverage shall be 20%.
(3) 
No driveway shall be located closer than 50 feet to the nearest street intersection and, further, that no such driveway shall connect to a street frontage where such street frontage is located in a residential district.
C. 
Animal kennels, subject to the following conditions:
[Added 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 2000:7]
(1) 
Outdoor dog runs and pens should be fully screened and buffered from adjacent residential districts and existing residences and located a minimum of 25 feet from the boundary of any adjacent residential district or lot developed with a residential use.
(2) 
Minimum lot area: one-half acre lot.
(3) 
Buildings shall meet all setback and coverage provisions of the district.
(4) 
Animal kennels must be licensed by the Township and the State of New Jersey.
Height, area and yard requirements shall be as specified in the schedule of regulations in Article VI.
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 requirements. There shall be established, along the line of any side or rear lot that is contiguous to any residential district, unless the side or rear lot line coincides with any major street as shown on the adopted Master Plan of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, a buffer area at least 15 feet in width, plus five feet of additional width for each ten-foot interval or fraction thereof of the height of the principal building which exceeds 15 feet in height. The buffer area shall be landscaped, and fencing shall be provided as required to provide appropriate screening of the operations of the lot from adjoining residential districts.
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 thereto, 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 area shall be located nearer than five feet to any property line, 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.