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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Notice of Public Hearing - Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments

On September 27, 2017, at 7:30 p.m., at its regularly scheduled public meeting in Council Chambers, or at a timely and duly scheduled regular Council meeting thereafter, Township Council will consider and, if appropriate, may enact an ordinance entitled and summarized as follows:


AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF HAMPTON, ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS OF ITS ZONING ORDINANCE, AS CODIFIED AT CHAPTER 310 OF THE HAMPTON TOWNSHIP CODE OF ORDINANCES.

Summary of proposed Amendments: This periodic misc. zoning update includes: adding exemptions and updated definition for ‘accessory structure’, adding definitions for ‘cartway’ and ‘wall’ types; clarifying ‘yard’ variation requirements; adding permit exemptions for certain pet containment and irrigation systems, clarifying wall construction methods: adding permit exemptions for certain deer barrier fencing; adding a two-tiered accessory structures setback requirement based on square footage and height that will reduce setback requirements for certain accessory structures; clarifying non-conforming structure setback requirements and also correcting misc. typos and updating cross-references related Ordinances sections.

 

The proposed zoning ordinance amendments may be viewed at the Hampton Township Municipal Building from 9AM to 5PM, Mondays through Fridays; at the office of this newspaper; and at the Office of the Allegheny County Council Clerk, Allegheny County Courthouse, Pittsburgh, PA.

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