Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
Morris County
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[Amended 2-24-1987 by Ord. No. 87:3; 12-16-2014 by Ord. No. 2014:35]
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. 
Offices for executive or administrative purposes.
B. 
Scientific research laboratories or other experimental testing or research facilities, including pilot plants in connection therewith to such operations as production, development, fabrication, assembly, processing, packaging and warehousing of products.
C. 
Limited pharmaceutical production plants, inclusive of the following functionalities:
(1) 
Administration.
(2) 
Production of aseptic and/or biotechnology pharmaceutical products.
(3) 
Packaging.
(4) 
Quality/development laboratory.
(5) 
Warehousing/logistics operations.
D. 
Professional and business offices.
E. 
Medical and dental offices, testing laboratories and clinics.
F. 
Banks.
G. 
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.
It is specifically intended to prohibit the following uses (among others and not by way of limitation) in the ROL District:
A. 
Processing of raw material, other than necessary for experimentation and testing purposes.
B. 
Commercial production of goods, products or materials, except as would otherwise be permitted by the terms of this article.
C. 
Open-air pilot plants.
D. 
All experimentation and testing activities conducted outside a building.
Accessory uses usually incidental to the above uses and as specified below shall be permitted:
A. 
Any accessory use on the same lot customary and incidental to any use permitted in this district such as, but not necessarily limited to:
(1) 
Private garages.
(2) 
Maintenance and storage buildings, except that no accessory building used for storage of materials shall exceed 200 square feet in size nor be located closer than 100 feet to any residential zone boundary.
B. 
Child-care center, subject to the requirements of § 430-143.
[Added 12-12-1989 by Ord. No. 89:72]
C. 
Indoor corporate health facilities, subject to the limitations that such accessory use shall:
[Added 3-13-1990 by Ord. No. 90:13]
(1) 
Occupy no more than 5% of the floor area of the principal building in which located.
(2) 
Not occupy more than 20,000 square feet of floor space.
(3) 
Be limited in hours of operation to Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
(4) 
Not be advertised by exterior signage.
(5) 
Not be accessible by an exterior entry.
(6) 
Be limited in membership to employees of the corporate facilities within the ROL Zone in which the principal building is located.
[Added 4-15-1987 by Ord. No. 87:14; amended 6-9-1987 by Ord. No. 87:28]
The following conditional uses shall be permitted:
A. 
Hotels, subject to the following requirements:
(1) 
The lot upon which the hotel is to be constructed shall have frontage on a freeway, at a freeway interchange, as designated on the transportation plan of the Parsippany-Troy Hills Master Plan. The lot shall not be immediately contiguous to a residential zone district, unless separated by a roadway classified as a freeway, primary arterial or secondary arterial as designated on the aforesaid transportation plan.
(2) 
Any hotel facility permitted hereunder shall contain a minimum of 200 rooms and a minimum floor area of 250,000 square feet.
(3) 
The minimum lot area shall be 10 acres.
(4) 
The maximum height permitted shall be 65 feet measured from the mean natural level of the lot immediately adjacent to the building foundation or six stories, whichever is the lesser.
[Amended 9-9-1988 by Ord. No. 88:46]
(5) 
The principal structure shall be located a minimum of 200 feet from any residential lot line.
(6) 
Accessory uses permitted shall include conference rooms, ballrooms, restaurants, swimming pools, tennis courts, gymnasium and health services and retail and professional service stores. All accessory uses must be located in the same building as the principal use, except that tennis courts and swimming pools may be constructed outdoors. No such accessory commercial use, except for a restaurant, as defined in § 430-8, shall be permitted to have a direct entrance from the exterior of the principal structure.
Height, area and yard requirements shall be as specified in the schedule of regulations in Article VI.
[Amended 2-22-1983 by Ord. No. 83:2]
A. 
Transition requirements. There shall be established along the line of any ROL lot that is contiguous to any residential district, unless the side or rear lot line coincides with a state or federal highway, a buffer area of at least 150 feet in width. In any case where a roadway has heretofore received preliminary approval within 150 feet of a residential zone boundary in an ROL Zone, the Planning Board may waive on a preliminary site plan application the requirement for a one-hundred-fifty-foot buffer in that area necessary to accommodate a properly engineered extension of the approved roadway within the buffer area to permit the road to continue through that area and onto lands of a developer beyond the one-hundred-fifty-foot buffer.
B. 
Storage. All materials and equipment shall be stored in completely enclosed buildings or shall otherwise be screened by walls, fences and landscaping as may be determined by the Planning Board to be adequate to appropriately screen such materials and equipment from outside the boundaries of the lot.
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 space shall be located nearer than 10 feet to any side or rear lot line, nor shall the end of a parking space be nearer than 30 feet to any street lot line, nor nearer than five feet to any building, and 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.