§ 265-1603 ADOPTION

§ 265-1603 ADOPTION THE TARENTUM BOROUGH ZONING ORDINANCE AND MAP, ORDINANCE NO. 13-03 OF 2013, DULY ORDAINED AND ENACTED at a regular meeting of the Borough of Tarentum, a full quorum being present, the 18th day of February, 2013. TARENTUM BOROUGH COUNCIL: /s/ Timothy Rapp Timothy Rapp, Council President ATTEST: Read more…

§ 265-1602 REPEALER

§ 265-1602 REPEALER Enactment of this Chapter shall act as a repeal of Ordinance 85-2, the Tarentum Borough Zoning Ordinance and Map, and all subsequent amendments thereto.

§ 265-1601 SEVERABILITY

§ 265-1601 SEVERABILITY Should any Section or provision of this Chapter be declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of this Chapter as a whole or any part thereof, and the parts of or Sections remaining, shall remain in effect Read more…

§ 265-1503 MUNICIPAL CURATIVE AMENDMENTS

§ 265-1503 MUNICIPAL CURATIVE AMENDMENTS Where the Borough determines that the Zoning Ordinance or any portion thereof is substantially invalid, each shall take the following actions: Declare by formal action, that this Chapter or portions thereof substantively invalid and propose to prepare a curative amendment to overcome such invalidity. Within Read more…

§ 265-1502 LANDOWNER CURATIVE AMENDMENTS

§ 265-1502 LANDOWNER CURATIVE AMENDMENTS Where a landowner desires to challenge the validity of the ordinance in regards to the regulations involving the use of his property, the landowner shall submit an application for a curative amendment to the Zoning Officer. The application shall include a description of the activity Read more…

§ 265-1501 AMENDMENT PETITIONS

§ 265-1501 AMENDMENT PETITIONS A landowner or holder of equitable title to a parcel or parcels within the Borough may request a change of zoning classification for said parcel(s) or portion thereof. The applicant shall submit the fee required by the Borough along with the amount of copies required by Read more…

§ 265-1406 VALIDITY CHALLENGES.

§ 265-1406 VALIDITY CHALLENGES. Where a landowner desires to challenge the validity of the ordinance in regards to the application of the ordinance to a property within the Borough either under his ownership or other than his own, the landowner shall submit an application for a validity challenge to the Read more…

§ 265-1405 SPECIAL EXCEPTION

§ 265-1405 SPECIAL EXCEPTION The Board is authorized to consider special exceptions. Expansions and changes of nonconforming uses shall be evaluated as per the following standards cited in Article X and the general standards cited in this Section. The landowner shall submit an application to the Zoning Officer including a Read more…