Township of Upper Pottsgrove, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Upper Pottsgrove 10-27-1976 by Ord. No. 93 (Ch. 27 of the 1993 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Animals — See Ch. 100.
Blasting — See Ch. 109.
Code enforcement — See Ch. 135.
Uniform Construction Code — See Ch. 140.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 251.
Sewers and sewage disposal — See Ch. 275.
Signs and billboards — See Ch. 283.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 301.
Streets, sidewalks and driveways — See Ch. 304.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 310.
Water — See Ch. 342.
Attachment 1 - Airport Hazard Area Figure 1 Attachment 2 - Airport Hazard Area Figure 2 Attachment 3 - Airport Hazard Area Figure 3 350d Zoning Color Map
Article I General Provisions

§ 350-1 Title.

§ 350-2 Short title.

§ 350-3 When effective.

§ 350-4 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 350-5 Statement of community development objectives.

§ 350-6 Conflict.

Article II Language Interpretations and Definitions

§ 350-7 Language interpretations.

§ 350-8 Definitions.

Article III Zoning District Classifications

§ 350-9 Classes of districts.

§ 350-10 Zoning Map.

§ 350-11 Boundaries of districts.

§ 350-12 Federal and state owned property.

Article IV Regulations Applicable to All Districts

§ 350-13 Applicability.

§ 350-14 Reduction of lot area.

§ 350-15 Modification of front yard requirements.

§ 350-16 Obstruction to vision at intersections prohibited.

§ 350-17 Access to public street.

§ 350-18 Existing interior lots.

§ 350-19 Accessory uses.

§ 350-20 Dimensional requirements and other regulations for accessory buildings and structures.

§ 350-21 Projections into required yards.

§ 350-22 Fences and walls.

§ 350-23 Height exception.

§ 350-24 Removal of topsoil.

§ 350-25 Landscaping.

§ 350-26 Conversions of residential structures.

§ 350-27 Minimum habitable floor area.

§ 350-28 Mobile homes.

§ 350-29 Public service corporations.

§ 350-30 Institutional regulations.

§ 350-31 Foundation requirements.

§ 350-32 Corner lots.

§ 350-33 Telecommunications antennas.

§ 350-34 Adult entertainment uses.

Article V SS Steep Slope Conservation District

§ 350-35 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 350-36 Definition and establishment of district.

§ 350-37 District overlay concept.

§ 350-38 Boundary interpretation and appeal procedure.

§ 350-39 Land use and development regulations.

§ 350-40 Conservation uses permitted throughout district.

§ 350-41 Uses permitted by special exception.

§ 350-42 Prohibited uses.

§ 350-43 Application procedure.

§ 350-44 Procedures for consideration of special exception.

§ 350-45 Standards for approval of uses by special exception.

§ 350-46 Uses and/or structures rendered nonconforming.

§ 350-47 Certificate of compliance.

§ 350-48 Municipal liability.

Article VI FP Floodplain Conservation District

§ 350-49 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 350-50 Boundaries of district.

§ 350-51 District overlay concept.

§ 350-52 Boundary interpretation and appeals procedure.

§ 350-53 Conservation uses permitted throughout district.

§ 350-54 Uses permitted by special exception.

§ 350-55 Prohibited uses unless variance obtained.

§ 350-56 Prohibited uses with or without variance.

§ 350-57 Application procedure.

§ 350-58 Procedures for consideration of special exception.

§ 350-59 Standards for approval of uses by special exception.

§ 350-60 Standards for considering uses by variance.

§ 350-61 Uses or structures rendered nonconforming.

§ 350-62 Certificate of occupancy.

§ 350-63 Municipal liability.

§ 350-64 Sale of lots partially or entirely in district.

Article VII R-1 Residential District

§ 350-65 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 350-66 Use regulations.

§ 350-67 Inventory, analysis and sketch plans.

§ 350-68 Neighborhood design standards.

§ 350-69 Open land standards.

§ 350-70 Development standards for standard lotting.

§ 350-71 Density and dimensional requirements.

§ 350-72 Ownership and maintenance of common land and facilities.

§ 350-73 Sewage and water facilities.

§ 350-74 Conditional use standards.

§ 350-75 Phasing.

Article VIII R-80 Low-Density Residential District

§ 350-76 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 350-77 Use regulations.

Article IX R-2 Residential District

§ 350-78 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 350-79 Use regulations.

§ 350-80 General requirements.

§ 350-81 Lot types and dimensional standards.

§ 350-82 Design standards.

§ 350-83 Open space standards.

§ 350-84 Ownership and maintenance of common open space and other facilities.

§ 350-85 Conditional use standards.

§ 350-86 Calculation of developable acreage.

Article X R-3 Residential District

§ 350-87 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 350-88 Use regulations.

§ 350-89 Development regulations.

§ 350-90 General requirements.

Article XI R-4 Residential District

§ 350-91 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 350-92 Use regulations.

§ 350-93 Development regulations.

Article XII CL Cluster Development District

§ 350-94 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 350-95 Use regulations.

§ 350-96 Area regulations.

§ 350-97 Procedure and qualifications.

§ 350-98 Drawings and plans.

Article XIII (Reserved)

§ 350-99 through § 350-103. (Reserved)

Article XIV LI Limited Industrial District

§ 350-104 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 350-105 Use regulations.

§ 350-106 Smoke.

§ 350-107 Dust and dirt, fly ash and fumes, vapors and gases.

§ 350-108 Noise.

§ 350-109 Odors.

§ 350-110 Glare or heat.

§ 350-111 Vibration.

§ 350-112 Radioactivity or electrical disturbances.

§ 350-113 Outdoor storage and waste disposal.

§ 350-114 Electric, diesel, gas or other power.

§ 350-115 Industrial waste or sewage.

§ 350-116 Provision and use of water.

§ 350-117 Area, width and yard regulations.

§ 350-118 Exceptions for side and rear yards.

§ 350-119 Height restrictions.

§ 350-120 Parking, loading and sign requirements.

§ 350-121 Solid waste management facility conditional use criteria and requirements.

§ 350-122 Mobile home park conditional use criteria.

Article XV AHA Airport Hazard Area

§ 350-123 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 350-124 District delineation.

§ 350-125 Definitions.

§ 350-126 Airport surface zones.

§ 350-127 Airport surface zone height limitations.

§ 350-128 Use restrictions.

§ 350-129 Nonconforming uses.

§ 350-130 Permits and variances.

§ 350-131 Conflicting regulations.

Article XVI Signs

§ 350-132 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 350-133 Definitions.

§ 350-134 Applicability.

§ 350-135 Administration.

§ 350-136 General sign regulations.

§ 350-137 General sign requirements.

§ 350-138 Signs allowed by right in all residential zoning districts.

§ 350-139 Signs permitted in RO District and Route 100 Commercial Overlay.

§ 350-140 Signs permitted in LI District.

§ 350-140.1 Standard construction of permitted signs.

§ 350-140.2 Regulations for LED/digital signs.

§ 350-140.3 Sign illumination.

§ 350-140.4 Nonconforming signs.

Article XVII Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 350-141 Purposes.

§ 350-142 Parking use requirements.

§ 350-143 Parking held in reserve.

§ 350-144 Shared parking.

§ 350-145 Additional parking requirements.

§ 350-146 Loading and unloading.

Article XVIII Nonconforming Buildings, Structures, Uses and Lots

§ 350-147 Nonconforming status.

§ 350-148 Nonconforming classification.

§ 350-149 Nonconforming regulations.

§ 350-150 Registration of nonconformities; jurisdiction.

Article XIX Administration

§ 350-151 Zoning Officer: appointment and qualifications.

§ 350-152 Zoning Officer: duties and powers.

§ 350-153 Permit required.

§ 350-154 Application for permit.

§ 350-155 Certificate of occupancy.

§ 350-156 Expiration of permits.

§ 350-157 Enforcement notice.

§ 350-158 Procedure to obtain preliminary opinion.

§ 350-159 Fees.

§ 350-160 Procedures for consideration of conditional use application.

Article XX Zoning Hearing Board

§ 350-161 Appointment.

§ 350-162 Powers and duties.

§ 350-163 Orders.

§ 350-164 Rules of procedure.

§ 350-165 Meetings.

§ 350-166 Hearings.

§ 350-167 Decision of Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 350-168 Standards for Zoning Hearing Board review.

§ 350-169 Advisory review by Planning Commission.

§ 350-170 Technical assistance.

§ 350-171 Expiration of special exceptions and variances.

§ 350-172 Appeal to court.

§ 350-173 Fees.

§ 350-174 Parties appellant before Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 350-175 Time limitations; persons aggrieved.

§ 350-176 Stay of proceedings.

Article XXI Courses of Action; Enforcement Remedies

§ 350-177 Causes of action.

§ 350-178 Enforcement remedies; violations and penalties.

§ 350-179 Charges and fees.

Article XXII Amendments

§ 350-180 Power of amendment.

§ 350-181 Amendment procedures.

§ 350-182 Publication, advertisement and availability of ordinances.

§ 350-183 Fees.

§ 350-184 Appeals.

Article XXIII AQ Age-Qualified Overlay District

§ 350-185 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 350-186 Definition of terms.

§ 350-187 Eligibility requirements.

§ 350-188 Use regulations.

§ 350-189 Development regulations.

§ 350-190 General requirements.

Article XXIV Riparian Corridor Conservation District

§ 350-191 Legislative intent.

§ 350-192 Application and width Determination of the District.

§ 350-193 Permitted uses.

§ 350-194 Uses specifically prohibited.

§ 350-195 Nonconforming structures and uses.

§ 350-196 Boundary interpretation and appeals procedure.

§ 350-197 Inspection.

§ 350-198 Management of Riparian Corridor District.

§ 350-199 Corridor crossing standards.

§ 350-200 Use of technical terminology.

Article XXV RO Retail Office District

§ 350-201 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 350-202 Uses by right.

§ 350-203 Conditional uses.

§ 350-204 Prohibited uses.

§ 350-205 Dimensional standards.

§ 350-206 General regulations.

§ 350-207 Design standards.

§ 350-208 Bonus provisions.

§ 350-209 Shopping center uses.*

Article XXVI Route 100 Commercial Overlay District

§ 350-210 Legislative intent; District boundaries and applicability.

§ 350-211 Permitted uses and structures.

§ 350-212 Dimensional standards.

§ 350-213 Parking and access.

§ 350-214 Landscaping, buffers and screens.

§ 350-215 Utilities.

§ 350-216 Signs.

§ 350-217 Design.

§ 350-218 Lighting.

§ 350-219 Noise control.

§ 350-220 Traffic study.

Article XXVII Outdoor Solid-Fuel-Burning Furnaces

§ 350-221 Legislative intent.

§ 350-222 Conditional use standards for outdoor solid-fuel-burning furnaces.