Mt. Holly Springs Zoning Ordinance

The Mt. Holly Springs, PA Zoning Ordinances, adopted October 11, 2017, provide written regulations and laws that define how property in specific geographic zones (as illustrated by the Zoning Map) can be used. Zoning ordinances specify whether zones can be used for residential or commercial purposes, and may also regulate lot size, placement, density, and the height of structures. 

Please contact the Mt. Holly Springs Zoning and Codes officer with any questions about zones or ordinances.

Zoning Ordinance

Click to review or search any of the following Zoning Ordinance articles.

October 11, 2017

Review the purpose for and legal liabilities of the Zoning Ordinances.

October 11, 2017

Review definitions of words in the Zoning Ordinance. They assist in the interpretation of the ordinance for administrative purposes and in the carrying out of duties by appropriate officers and by the Zoning Hearing Board.

October 11, 2017

For the purpose of this ordinance, Mount Holly Springs Borough is divided into zoning districts. These districts are defined in this article.

October 11, 2017

This article reviews the purpose and permitted uses in R-L, Residential Limited Zoning District.

October 11, 2017

This article reviews the purpose and permitted uses in R-1, Low Density Residential Zoning District.

October 11, 2017

This article reviews the purpose and permitted uses in R-2, Medium Density Residential Zoning District.

October 11, 2017

This article reviews the purpose and permitted uses in V, Village Zoning District.

October 11, 2017

This article reviews the purpose and permitted uses in G-C, General Commercial Zoning District.

October 11, 2017

This article reviews the purpose and permitted uses in I, Industrial Zoning District.

October 11, 2017

This article reviews the purpose and permitted uses in F-H, Flood Hazard Zoning District.

October 11, 2017

Review general zoning ordinance provisions from Application to Yard Adjustment Regulations.

October 11, 2017

This article details standards to be applied to each individual special exception, conditional use, or use permitted by right. These standards must be satisfied prior to approval of any such applications.

October 11, 2017

Review regulations, controls, and provisions for permanent, temporary, and free-standing signs in the Borough.

October 11, 2017

Review general parking regulations as well as standards for on-street and off-street parking, plus details regarding design (access, drainage, surfacing, maintenance, lighting and more).

October 11, 2017

Review details about lots, uses, and buildings that may have been lawful prior to the adoption of this zoning ordinance but now fail to conform and may be "grandfathered."

October 11, 2017

This article describes how the zoning ordinance is administered and enforced, including duties of the Zoning officer and information about applications and permits.

October 11, 2017

This appendix offers a "starter" list of native plants for our area, intended for residential or commercial landscapers who want to create attractive and varied native landscapes.

October 11, 2017

This appendix offers a list of plants which grow quickly and aggressively, spreading and displacing other plants. Invasive plants are usually introduced accidentally or on purpose, into a region far from their native habitat. They are a conservation concern and should be avoided.

October 11, 2017

This appendix provides a sample parking analysis matrix.

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