Land Use Code Book

ORDINANCE 2013-02
An Ordinance amending and supplementing Section 55-117 of the Township Code to require submission of an Environmental Preliminary Assessment as part of Major Development Applications

Below listed Land Use Codes are good through October 18, 2012

 

ARTICLE I

GENERAL PROVISIONS

           INDEX  (We have updated our Index so you can search by words and locate in which article you can find what you are looking for. Updated 6/2013)

55-1.    PURPOSE

55-2—

55-3    RESERVED

ARTICLE II

ZONING DISTRICT REGULATIONS

55-4.    NONCONFORMING USES, STRUCTURES OR LOTS

55-5.     GENERAL PROVISIONS

55-6.    DESIGNATION OF ZONING DISTRICTS

55-7.     ZONING MAP

55-8.     ZONING BOUNDARIES

DIVISION 1: ZONING DISTRICTS EAST OF PARKWAY

55-9.     PW—PRESERVED WATERFRONT ZONE

55-10.     R-40 RESIDENTIAL ZONE

 55-11.     R-20 RESIDENTIAL ZONE

55-12.     R-15 RESIDENTIAL ZONE

55-13.     R-10 RESIDENTIAL ZONE

55-14.     R-7.5 RESIDENTIAL ZONE

55-15.     RC-7.5 RESIDENTIAL CLUSTER ZONE

55-16.     R-6 RESIDENTIAL ZONE

55-17.     R-MF MULTIFAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONE

55-18.     C-M MARINE COMMERCIAL ZONE

55-19.     C-N NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL ZONE

55-20.     C-PHD PLANNED HIGHWAY DEVELOPMENT COMMERCIAL

55-21.     C-V VILLAGE COMMERCIAL ZONE

55-22.     RESERVED

55-23.     ML-1 RESIDENTIAL ZONE

55-24.     ML-2 RESIDENTIAL ZONE

55-25.     ML-3 RESIDENTIAL ZONE

55-26.     ML-4 MULTIFAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONE

55-27.     ML-5 MULTIFAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONE

55-28.     RIPARIAN ZONE

55-28.1   Intent and Purpose

55-28.2   Statutory Authority

55-28.3   Definitions

55-28.4   Establishment of Riparian Zones

55-28.5   Uses Permitted in Riparian Zones

55-28.6   Performance Standards for Riparian Zones

55-28.7   Nonconforming Structures and Uses in Riparian Zones

55-28.8   Uses Prohibited in Riparian Zones

55-28.9   Activities Permitted in Riparian Zones in the Case of No Reasonable or Prudent Alternative

or Extreme Hardship

55-28.10  Riparian Zone Management Plan

55-28.11  Boundary Interpretation, Appeals Procedures, Inspections, Conflicts, Severability

55-28.12  Enforcement

55-28.13  Effective Date

55-30.     WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS TOWERS AND ANTENNAS

55-31.     SCHEDULE OF AREA, YARD AND BUILDING REQUIREMENTS

55-32.     CLUSTER DEVELOPMENT

55-33.     BARNEGAT HISTORIC DISTRICT

55-34     Town Center Overlay Zone       34.1   Intent
34,2   Purpose
34.3   Definitions
34.4   Applicability
34.5   Identification and Bulk Standards
34.6   Other Development Standards
34.7   TC-CPHD Uses: Permitted, Conditional, Temporary Accessory and Prohibited
34.8   TC-CN Uses: Permited Conditional, Temporary Accessory and Prohibited
34.9   TC-CV Uses: Permited, Conditional, Temporary Accessory and Prohibited
34.10  Prohibited Uses

55-34–55-40.     RESERVED

DIVISION 2: ZONING DISTRICTS WEST OF PARKWAY

55-41.     PA – PRESERVATION AREA ZONE

55-42.     PF-PRESERVED FOREST PINELANDS

55-43.     RL-RESIDENTIAL LOW AND RLAC-RESIDENTIAL LOWADULT COMMUNITY ZONES

55-44.     RESERVED

55-45.     RM – RESIDENTIAL MEDIUM ZONE

55-46.     RESERVED

55-47.     RH – HIGH ZONE

55-48.     RC-RESIDENTIAL CONSERVATION ZONE

55-49–55-52.     RESERVED

55-53.     M-H – MOBILE HOME RESIDENTIAL ZONE

55-54.     PV – PINELANDS VILLAGE ZONE

55-55.     C-PHD – PLANNED HIGHWAY DEVELOPMENT COMMERCIAL ZONE

55-56.     RESERVED

55-57.     C-N – NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL ZONE

55-58.–55-60.     RESERVED

55-61.     RESERVED

55-62.     SCHEDULE OF AREA, YARD AND BUILDING REQUIREMENTS

55-63.     CLUSTER DEVELOPMENT

55-64.     CULTURAL HOUSING

55-65.     PAC – PLANNED ADULT COMMUNITY

55-66.     PI – PLANNED INDUSTRIAL ZONE

55-67—55-74.     RESERVED

55-75.     REGULATION OF SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESSES

55-75.1.  Statutory Authorization, Findings of Fact, Purposes and Objectives

55-75.2. Definitions

55-75.3. Location of Sexually Oriented Businesses

55-75.4. Enforcement

55-75.5. Repealer

55-75.6. Severability

55-76—55-79.     RESERVED

ARTICLE III

FEES

55-80.     APPLICATION FEES, ESCROWS, GUARANTEES, INSPECTIONS AND ON/OFF-TRACT IMPROVEMENTS

55-80.1.    Fees

55-80.2.     Development Inspection Fees

55-80.3.     Deposit of Escrows with Banking Institutions

55-80.4.     Reserved

55-80.5.     Replenish of Escrow Account

55-80.6.     Exemption from Payment of Fees

55-80.7.     Fees for Individual Requesting Special Meetings

55-81.–55-84 .     RESERVED

ARTICLE IV

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW PROCEDURES FOR

PLANNING BOARD AND BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

55-85.     JURISDICTION

55-86.     FILING OF APPLICATIONS

55-87.     DETERMINATION OF JURISDICTION

55-88.     DETERMINATION OF COMPLETE APPLICATION

55-89.     APPLICATIONS REQUIRING PUBLIC HEARING

55-90.     TIME PERIODS FOR DECISION

55-91..     DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP INTEREST OF CORPORATION OR PARTNERSHIP

55-92.–55-99.     RESERVED

ARTICLE V

SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS

55-100.    PURPOSE

55-101.    SKETCH PLAT PROCEDURE

55-102.    ACTION WITH RESPECT TO MINOR SUBDIVISION

55-103.     RIGHTS CONFERRED BY MINOR SUBDIVISION

55-104.     FILING OF MINOR SUBDIVISION DEED AND PLAT

55-105.     ACTION WITH RESPECT TO MAJOR SUBDIVISION

55-106.     PRELIMINARY PLAT PROCEDURE

55-107.     ACTION ON PRELIMINARY PLAT BY MUNICIPAL AGENCY

55-108.     RIGHTS CONFERRED BY PRELIMINARY APPROVAL

55-109.     FINAL CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS

55-110.     FINAL PLAT PROCEDURE

55-111.    ACTION ON FINAL PLAT BY MUNICIPAL AGENCY

55-112.    FILING OF FINAL PLAT

55-113.    FURNISHING COPIES OF FILED PLAT

55-114.    RIGHTS CONFERRED BY FINAL APPROVAL

55-115.    COMPLIANCE WITH PLAT DETAILS

55-116.    SKETCH PLAT

55-117.    PRELIMINARY PLAT

55-118.    FINAL PLAT

55-119.     IMPROVEMENTS

55-119.1    Requirements for sidewalk

55-120.     CRITERIA DETERMINING REQUIRED IMPROVEMENTS

55-121.     IMPROVEMENTS REQUIRED PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY

55-122.     INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS

55-123.     PERFORMANCE GUARANTY

55-124.   CERTIFICATION OF IMPROVEMENTS; MAINTENANCE GUARANTY

55-125.   COMPLIANCE WITH DESIGN STANDARDS

55-126.   GENERAL AND STANDARD DESIGN STANDARDS

55-126.1. Blocks

55-126.2. Lots

55-126.3. Bulkheading

55-126.4. Curbs

55-126.5. Drainage

55-126.6. Floodplain Regulations

55-126.7. Easements

55-126.8. Monuments

55-126.9. Shade Trees

55-126.10. Sidewalks

55-126.11. Sight Triangles

55-126.12. Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control

55-126.13. Streets

55-126.14. Debris

55-126.15. Water Supply and Sanitary Sewer Facilities

55-126.16. Utility Installations

55-126.17. Grading, Topsoil and Seeding

55-127. OFF-SITE AND OFF-TRACT IMPROVEMENTS

55-128. FINAL APPROVAL PREREQUISITES

55-129. REQUIRED OFF-SITE AND OFF-TRACT IMPROVEMENTS

55-130. DETERMINATION OF NATURE OF IMPROVEMENTS

55-131. ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTIES

55-132. DEVELOPER’S SHARE OF COST FOR IMPROVEMENTS

55-133. POSTING OF MAPS

55-134. VARIATION OF MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

55-135. TAX MAP ASSESSMENT

55-136–55-139. RESERVED

ARTICLE VI

SITE PLAN REGULATIONS

55-140. PURPOSE

55-141 APPLICATIONS REQUIRING SITE PLAN APPROVAL

55-142. PRELIMINARY SITE PLAN PROCEDURE

55-143. ACTION ON PRELIMINARY MAJOR SITE PLAN

55-144. RIGHTS CONFERRED BY PRELIMINARY SITE PLAN APPROVAL

55-145. FINAL MAJOR SITE PLAN PROCEDURE

55-146. ACTION ON FINAL MAJOR SITE PLAN

55-147. RIGHTS CONFERRED BY MAJOR SITE PLAN APPROVAL

55-148. MAJOR SITE PLAN DETAILS

55-149. IMPROVEMENTS

55-150. PERFORMANCE GUARANTY

55-151. STANDARDS

55-152   VARIATION OF MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

55-153. FILING OF COMBINED APPLICATIONS

55-154. MINOR SITE PLAN

55-155. SITE PLANS WITH MULTIPLE PARCELS

55-156–55-159. RESERVED

ARTICLE VII

SUPPLEMENTARY DESIGN AND

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

55-160. GENERAL PROVISIONS

55-161. ACCESSORY BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES

55-162. BUFFERS

55-162.1. Residential Buffer Areas

55-162.2. Landscaping, East of the Parkway

55-163. CEMETERIES

55-164. CHURCHES

55-165. FIRE PROTECTION

55-166. LOCATION AND AS-BUILT PLAN REQUIREMENTS

55-167. HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATION

55-168. HOTELS AND MOTELS

55-169. HEIGHT

55-169.1. Division 1: East of Parkway

55-169.2. Division 2: West of Parkway

55-170. KENNELS

55-171. LIGHTING

55-172. NATURAL FEATURES

55-173. MINIMUM PARKING REQUIREMENTS

55-174. MINIMUM LOADING REQUIREMENTS

55-175. LOCATION OF PARKING AND LOADING AREAS

55-176. MISCELLANEOUS PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

55-177. PRINCIPAL USE

55-178. PUBLIC UTILITIES

55-179. QUASI-PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND RECREATIONAL AREAS

55-180. AUTOMOTIVE FILLING STATIONS

55-180.1. Automotive Repair Garages

55-181. SIGNS

55-181.1. Division 1: East of Parkway

55-181.2. Division 2: West of Parkway

55-182. STORAGE OF BOATS, TRAVEL-TRAILERS AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

55-183. SWIMMING POOLS

55-184. ENERGY CONSERVATION

55-185. TRAFFIC CIRCULATION

55-186. RECREATION AREAS

55-187. DECKS

55-188. FENCES

55-188.1. Application

55-188.2. Design Standards

55-188.3. Exceptions

55-188.4. Lagoon and Waterfront Properties

55-188.5. Violations and Penalties

55-189. SATELLITE DISH ANTENNAS

55-190. FASTFOOD RESTAURANTS AND CONVENIENCE STORES

55-191. TREES AND SHRUBS

55-192—55-199 RESERVED

ARTICLE VIII

CONDITIONAL USES

55-200. GUIDING PRINCIPLES

55-200.1. Specifically Authorized

55-200.2. Design Standard

55-200.3. Minimum Standards Established

55-201. BURDEN OF PROOF; TIME LIMIT

55-202. PUBLIC HEARING; NOTICE

55-203–55-204. RESERVED

ARTICLE IX

PERMITS AND APPROVALS

 

55-205. PERMITS AND APPROVALS REQUIRED

55-206. BUILDING PERMIT

55-207. CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY

55-208. PERFECTING APPROVALS: RESOLUTIONS AND PLAT SIGNATURES

55-209. ZONING OFFICER; DUTIES

55-210. PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

55-211. FIELD CHANGES; PROCEDURES

55-212—55-214. RESERVED

ARTICLE X

PLANNING BOARD

55-215. ESTABLISHMENT

55-216. ALTERNATES

55-217. TERM

55-218. VACANCIES

55-219. ORGANIZATION

55-220. ATTORNEY

55-221. EXPERTS AND STAFF

55-222. POWERS AND DUTIES

55-223. RULES AND REGULATIONS

55-224. CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE; ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION

55-225. HISTORIC PRESERVATION IN THE PINELANDS AREA

55-226. SITE PLAN REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE ESTABLISHED; APPLICATION PROCEDURES

55-227–55-229. RESERVED

ARTICLE XI

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

55-230. ESTABLISHMENT

55-231. ALTERNATES

55-232. TERMS

55-233. VACANCIES

55-234. ORGANIZATION

55-235.ATTORNEY

55-236. EXPERTS AND STAFF

55-238.POWERS AND DUTIES

55-239.APPEALS AND APPLICATIONS

55-240. POWER TO REVERSE OR MODIFY DECISIONS

55-241.EXPIRATION OF VARIANCE

55-242.POWERS GRANTED BY LAW

55-243.ADDITIONAL POWERS

55-244.TIME LIMIT FOR DECISIONS

55-245—55-249.RESERVED

ARTICLE XII

PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO BOTH PLANNING

BOARD AND BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

55-250. CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

55-251. MEETINGS

55-252. MINUTES

55-253. FEES

55-254. HEARINGS

55-255. NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR HEARINGS

55-256. LIST OF PROPERTY OWNERS FURNISHED

55-257. DECISIONS

55-258. PUBLICATION OF DECISIONS

55-259. PAYMENT OF TAXES

55-260—55-264. RESERVED

ARTICLE XIII

APPEALS

55-265. APPEALS FROM BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT TO TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE

55-266. DECISIONS NOT APPEALABLE

55-267—55-270. RESERVED

ARTICLE XIV

COMPLIANCE

55-271. COMPLIANCE WITH PROVISIONS

ARTICLE XV

VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES

55-272. VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES; CIVIL ACTIONS

ARTICLE XVI

ENFORCEMENT

 

55-273. ENFORCING OFFICERS

ARTICLE XVII

OUTSTANDING PERMITS, APPROVALS

55-274. EFFECT ON OUTSTANDING PERMITS, APPROVALS AND VARIANCES

                                                                         ARTICLE XVIII—PINELANDS

PINELANDS COMMISSION REVIEW AND APPROVAL

OF DEVELOPMENT

DIVISION 1—PINELAND—WEST OF PARKWAY

 

55-275. GENERAL AUTHORITY

55-276. DEVELOPMENT SUBJECT TO AND EXEMPT FROM PINELANDS COMMISSION TO REVIEW AND APPROVAL

55-277. NOTIFICATION TO AND PARTICIPATION OF PINELANDS COMMISSION IN MUNICIPAL REVIEW PROCESS

55-278. APPLICATIONS FOR MAJOR DEVELOPMENT

55-279. APPLICATIONS FOR MINORDEVELOPMENT

55-279.1 Procedures for Applications for the Development of a Single Family Dwelling

55-280. APPLICABILITY

55-281—55-290. RESERVED

ARTICLE XIX—PINELANDS

STANDARDS FOR DEVELOPMENT

IN THE PINELANDS AREA

DIVISION 1: PINELANDS – WEST OF PARKWAY

55-291.WATER QUALITY

55-292. FORESTRY

55-293. RESOURCE EXTRACTION

55-294. FIRE PROTECTION

55-295. VEGETATION, LANDSCAPING AND SCREENING

55-296. SCENIC CORRIDORS

55-297. AIR QUALITY

55-298. WETLANDS

55-299. OTHER PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND CONSIDERATIONS

55-300. MINIMUM LOT SIZE AND EXEMPTION OF SUBSTANDARD LOTS IN THE PINELANDS AREA

55-301. HISTORIC, ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCE PRESERVATION IN THE PINELANDS AREA

55-302—55-304. RESERVED

ARTICLE XX

DEFINITIONS

 

55-305. DEFINITIONS AND WORD USAGE

55-306—55-319. RESERVED

ARTICLE XXI

STORM WATER MANAGEMENT

55-320. STORM WATER MANAGEMENT; POLICY STATEMENT

55-321. STORM WATER MANAGEMENT PURPOSE; FINDINGS

55-322. GENERAL STORM WATER DRAINAGE REQUIREMENTS

55-323. STORM WATER COLLECTION SYSTEM STANDARDS

55-324. GENERAL STORM WATER DISPOSAL REQUIREMENTS

55-326. STORM WATER MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF SYSTEM

55-327. DRAINAGE ASSESSMENTS

55-328. VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES

55-329. STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR NONPINELANDS PROPERTY

55-329.1. Scope and Purpose

55-329.2. Definitions

55-329.3. General Standards

55-329.4. Stormwater Management Requirements for Major Development

55-329.5. Calculation of Stormwater Runoff and Groundwater Recharge

55-329.6. Standards for Structural Stormwater Management Measures

55-329.7. Sources for Technical Guidance

55-329.8. Safety Standards for Stormwater Management Basins

55-329.9. Requirements for a Site Development Stormwater Plan

55-329.10. Maintenance and Repair

55-329.11. Penalties

55-329.12. Effective Date

55-330. STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR PINELANDS PROPERTY

55-330.1. Scope and Purpose

55-330.2. Requirements for a Site Development Stormwater Plan

55-330.3. Methodologies for the Calculation of Stormwater Runoff Rate and Volume, Stormwater                                  Runoff Quality and  Groundwater Recharge

55-330.4. Stormwater Management Performance Standards for Major Development

55-330.5. Design, Construction, and Safety Standards for Structural Stormwater Management Measures

55-330.6. Inspection, Maintenance and Repair of Stormwater Management Measures

55-330.7. Definitions

55-330.8. Penalties

55-330.9. Effective Date

55-330.10. Severability

55-330.11. Appendices

55-330.12. Additional Sources for Technical Guidance

55-331–55-349. RESERVED

ARTICLE XXII

AFFORDABLE HOUSING REQUIREMENTS

 

55-350. GENERAL PROVISIONS

55-351. REGULATIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT FEE AND HOUSING TRUST FUND

55-352. REGULATIONS FOR INCLUSIONARY DEVELOPMENTS

55-353. REGULATIONS FOR REHABILITATION PROGRAM

55-354  MUNICIPAL HOUSING LIAISON

55-359. RESERVED

ARTICLE XXIII

PINELANDS: CERTIFICATION BY

PINELANDS COMMISSION

55-360. EFFECTIVE DATE

            ZONING MAP LU-2397/LU-2398

ARTICLE XXIV

STEEP SLOPE ORDINANCE

55-361  Purpose

55-362  Background

55-363  Applicability

55-364  Definitions

55-365  Designation of Areas

55-366  Steep Slope Limits

55-367  Compliance

APPENDIX

Appendix A Schedule of Area, Yard and Building Requirements—East of Parkway

Appendix B Schedule of Area, Yard and Building Requirements—West of Parkway

Appendix C Development Applications

                C-1 Change of Use Application

                C-2 Site Plan Waiver Instructions

                C-3 Bulk Variance and Waiver Applications

                C-4 Land Use and Development Applications

                C-5 Developers Escrow Agreement

                C-6 List of Professionals and Consultants

Appendix D Completeness Check lists

                 D-1 Completeness Checklists—General Information

                 D-1.1 Pertaining to the use of “Completeness Check List” for certain applications to the Planning

                                                Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment

                  D-1.2 Planning Board and/or Zoning Board of Adjustment Check List

                  D-2 Completeness Check List for Informal Application

                  D-3 Completeness Check List for Minor Site Plan Application

                  D-4 Completeness Check List for Minor Subdivision Application

                  D-5 Completeness Check List for Preliminary Major Subdivision Application

                  D-6 Completeness Check List for Final Major Subdivision Application

                  D-7 Completeness Check List for a Preliminary Major Site Plan Application

                  D-8 Completeness Check List for Final Major Site plan Application

                  D-9 Completeness check List for Use Variance Application

                  D-10 Completeness Check List for Conditional Use Application

                  D-11 Completeness Check List for Appeal for Appeal of Decision by Zoning OfficerApplication

                  D-12 Completeness Check List for Appeal of Zoning Ordinance or Map or Decision on Special Question—                                     Application

                 D-13 Completeness Check List for Permit to Build on a Lot Which Does Not Front on an Approved Street—                                     Application

Appendix E    Pinelands-Schedule of Landscaping Materials for Pinelands Area Development

Appendix F    Site Triangle Easements – Diagrams

Appendix G    Landscaping


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