Chapter 27 – Part 3 – Designation of Districts

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PART 3

 

DESIGNATION OF DISTRICTS

§301.  PURPOSE. 

For
the purpose of this Chapter, the Township
of Hampden is hereby
divided into districts which shall be designated as follows:

A.       F‑P Floodplain District (Floodway and
Flood Fringe).

B.       F‑S‑C Forest‑Slope‑Conservation District.

C.       R‑C Residential‑Country District.

D.      R‑S Residential‑Suburban District.

E.       R‑T
Residential‑Towne District.

F.       O‑P Office‑Park District.

F.       A‑O Apartment‑Office District.

G.      A‑OL 
Apartment‑Office Limited District. 

H.      C‑L Commercial‑Limited District.  [Ord. 93-20]

I.        C‑G Commercial‑General District.

J.        C‑PL Commercial‑Park Limited District.

K.      I‑G 
Industrial‑General District.

L.       M-U Mixed-Use Overlay District.

(Ord. 84‑2,
3/29/1984, §300, amended by Ord. 93-20, 12/7/1993, §1, amended by Ord.
15-09, 06/02/2015)

§302. ZONING
MAP.
 

The
boundaries of said districts shall be shown upon the map attached to and made a
part of this Chapter, which map is dated and designated “Zoning Map of
Hampden Township.”  The said map and
all the notations, references and other data shown thereon are hereby
incorporated by reference into this Chapter as if all were fully described
herein. 

(Ord. 84‑2,
3/29/84, §301)

§303. DISTRICT
BOUNDARIES.
 

Where
uncertainty exists as to bounda­ries of any district as shown on said map, the
following rules shall ap­ply: 

A.       District boundary lines are intended to
follow or be parallel to the centerline of streets, streams, rail­roads and lot
or property lines as they exist on plans of record at the time of the adoption
of the Chapter unless such district boundary lines are fixed by dimensions as
shown on the Zoning Map. 

B.       Where a district boundary is not fixed by
dimensions and where said boundary approximately follows a lot line and where
it does not scale more than 10 feet there­from, such lot line shall be con­strued
to be such boundary line unless specifically shown otherwise. 

C.       The permitted use of more than 1/2 the
area of a lot of less than 1 acre shall determine the use for the entire
lot. 

(Ord. 84‑2,
3/29/1984, §302)

§304. INTERPRETATION
OF BOUNDARIES.
 

In
case of any uncertain­ty, the Zoning Hearing Board shall interpret the intent
of the map and determine the location of district boundaries. 

(Ord. 84‑2,
3/29/1984, §303)

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