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Zoning

 

Zoning Map

 

Jonesfield Township Zoning Ordinance

Table of Contents
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 Chapter 1:      Miscellaneous Provisions
     
101            Short Title                                                1-1           
      102            Legal Basis                                              1-1
      103            Purpose                                                   1-1
      104            Interpretation                                           1-2
      105            Repeal                                                     1-2
      106            Validity                                                     1-2
      107            Effective Date                                          1-2

Chapter 2:      Definitions
       201             Rules of Use and Construction              2-1
       202             Definitions                                              2-1

Chapter 3:      General Requirements
       301           Scope of Regulations                              3-1
       302           Supplementary Use Regulations             3-1
       303           Supplementary Dwelling Regulations      3-3
       304           Supplementary Parcel Regulations          3-5
       305           Supplementary Structure Regulations      3-6
       306           Accessory Structure Regulations              3-7
       307           Open Space Preservation Provisions       3-8
       308           Farm Animals (keeping of)                        3-10
       309           Ponds                                                        3-10
       310           Dangerous Buildings                                 3-11

Chapter 4:      Non-Conforming Uses
       401            Intent                                                        4-1
       402            Historic Properties                                    4-1
       403            Legality of Nonconformities                      4-1
       404            Inventory of Nonconformities                    4-2
       405            Reductions of the Degree of Nonconformance     4-2
       406            Prior Construction Approval                      4-3
       407            District Changes                                        4-3
       408            Elimination of Nonconformities                  4-3
       409            Reconstruction and Restoration                4-3
       410            Repair                                                        4-3
       411            Changing Uses                                          4-3
       412            Regulation of Nonconformities                  4-4

Chapter 5:      Zoning Districts
        501           Division of the Township                           5-1
        502           Official Zoning Map (Reference)               5-1
        503           Interpretation of Zoning District Boundaries  5-1
        504           District Regulations                                   5-2

Chapter 6:      Special Uses
        601           Purpose                                                     6-1
        602           Application Procedures                             6-1
        603           Notice of Public Hearing                           6-1
        604           Public Hearing and Review Procedures   6-2
        605           Appeal of Decision                                    6-2
        606           General Standards for Approval of Special Uses  6-2
        607           Basis for Determination                             6-3
        608           Performance Guarantee                            6-3
        609           Compliance With Conditions of Special Use Permit Required  6-3
        610           Terms of Permit                                         6-3
        611           Specific Standards, Requirements, and Conditions for Permits  6-4
        612           Special Land Use Requirements               6-5

Chapter 7:      Off-Street Parking and Loading Space Requirements
        701           Purpose                                                     7-1
        702           General Requirements                              7-1
        703           Parking Surface Requirements                 7-1
        704           Parking for Uses Not Specifically Mentioned   7-1            
        705           Mixed Uses in the Same Building             7-2
        706           Reduction in Required Parking for Public Benefits    7-2
        707           Additions or Expansions to Buildings and Uses        7-2
        708           Driveway Spacing Requirements              7-2
        709           Parking Space Dimensions                       7-3
        710           Driveway and Aisle Configuration             7-3
        711           Setbacks Required                                    7-3
        712           Permit Required                                        7-3
        713           Table of Off-Street Parking Requirements    7-3
        714           Off-Street Loading Spaces                        7-3
        715           Other Loading Space Requirements         7-4

Chapter 8:  Sign Regulations
       801            Intent and Purpose                                    8-1       
       802            Billboards                                                  8-1
       803            Zoning Permit Required                            8-2
       804            Signs and Activities Exempt from Permit  8-2            
       805            Prohibited Signs                                        8-3       
       806            General Sign Standards                            8-4       
       807            Agricultural Zoning Districts                       8-5       
       808            Residential Zoning Districts                       8-5                   
       809            Business and Manufacturing Zoning Districts  8-6            
       810            Illumination                                                8-7
       811            Non-Conforming Signs                              8-7

Chapter 9:      Administration and Enforcement
       901            Responsibilities in the Zoning Process      9-1
       902            Administrative Processes                           9-6
       903            Authority of the Zoning Board of Appeals  9-9     
       904            Enforcement                                               9-12
       905            Amendment                                                9-13
       906            Notice Requirements for Public Hearings  9-16    
       907            Site Plan Review                                        9-17
       908            Review of Subdivision Plats and Land Divisions  9-23        
       909            Actions Summary Table                             9-24    

Chapter 10:    Outdoor Burner/Furnace Zoning
    1001             Legislative Intent
    1002             Definitions
    1003             General Requirements
    1004             Installationof Outdoor Burner/Furnace
    1005             Replacements and Modifications
    1006             Set back Requirements
    1007             Permitted Fuels
    1008             ProhibitedFuels
    1009             Requirements
    1010             Fuel Storage
    1011             Nuisance
    1012             Suspension of Permit
    1013             Inspections; Permission
Chapter 11:    Noise Abatement
    1101             Short Title
    1102             Definitions
    1103             Prohibited Generally
    1104             Radios,Television Sets, Musical Instruments, Tape Players, Compact Disc Players And  Similar Devices.
    1105             Loudspeakers;Public Address Systems
    1106             Animals And Birds
    1107             LoadingAnd Unloading
    1108             Vehicle Or Motorboat Repairs And Testing
    1109             Explosives, Firearms And Similar Devices
    1110             DomesticPower Tools and Equipment
    1111             Exhausts
    1112             Operation Of Motor Vehicles
    1113             Exceptions
    1114             Sanctions
    1115             Severability
    1116             Effective Date

 Appendix
                         Jonesfield Township Zoning Map (Reference copy)

 List of Figures
        2-1 Basement and Story                                  2-26
        2-2 Building Heights                                         2-27
        2-3 Mean Grade                                               2-28    
        2-4 Corner Lot                                                  2-29
        2-5 Lot Depth                                                   2-30
        2-6 Lot Lines and Yards                                  2-31