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§ 265-405        R-1, Single Family Residential District

  1. Purpose.  R-1, Single Family Residential District is intended to promote  limited, primarily residential, development in areas that now consist of natural open spaces, including areas of steep slopes and portions of the Borough’s riverfront.  
  2. Permitted Uses.  The following uses shall be authorized as permitted uses within the R-1 District:
    1. Single Family Dwelling
  3. Conditional Uses.  See Section 265-502.
    1. Cluster Development
    2. Retail Greenhouse
    3. Churches
    4. Local Public Use
    5. Day Care Center
    6. Nursery School
  4. Basic Dimensional Standards. 
    1. Minimum Front Yard: 50 Feet 
    2. Minimum Side Yard: 25 Feet
    3. Minimum Rear Yard: 30 Feet
    4. Maximum Lot Coverage: 40 Percent
    5. Maximum Impervious Surface Coverage: 60 Percent
    6. Minimum Lot Area: 20,000 square feet
    7. Minimum Lot Width: 100 feet
  5. Dimensional Standards for Traditional Lots.  Traditional lots shall be subject to the following standards which shall prevail over the Basic Dimensional Standards.
    1. Minimum Front Yard: 30 Feet 
    2. Minimum Side Yard: Two yards totaling 15 feet with none less than 6 feet.
    3. Minimum Rear Yard: 30 Feet
    4. Maximum Lot Coverage: 60 Percent
    5. Maximum Impervious Surface Coverage: 75 Percent
    6. Minimum Lot Area: 7,500 square feet
    7. Minimum Lot Width: 50 feet
    8. Maximum Building Height:  40 feet or two and one half stories, whichever is less.
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