MapLink™ | Procedures | Regulated Activities (Applicability)

Hello! Content on this website is provided as a convenience and is for informational use only. Be sure to review the Terms of Use for all of the details related to your use of this website.
Regulated Activities (Applicability)
1. It shall be unlawful for any person, partnership, business or corporation to undertake, or cause to be undertaken, any construction or development anywhere within the Borough unless a building permit has been obtained from the Building Permit Officer. Any of the following activities or any other activity regulated by this chapter shall only be carried out after receipt of any required approval or permit and in compliance with this chapter:
A. Erection, construction, movement, placement or extension of a structure, building or sign, except for signs that Part 7 specifically states do not require a permit.
B. Change of the type of use or expansion of the use of a structure or area of land.
C. Establishment of a new use.
D. Installation of a driveway.
E. Creation of a lot or alteration of lot lines.
2. If any proposed construction or development is located entirely or partially within any identified floodplain area, applicants for building permits shall provide all the necessary information in sufficient detail and clarity to enable the Building Permit Officer to determine that:
A. All such proposals are consistent with the need to minimize flood damage and conform with the requirements of this and all other applicable codes and ordinances.
B. All utilities and facilities, such as sewer, gas, electrical and water systems are located and constructed to minimize or eliminate flood damage.
C. Adequate drainage is provided so as to reduce exposure to flood hazards.
3. Repairs and Maintenance.
Ordinary repairs, facade improvements and maintenance to existing structures may be made without a zoning permit, if such work does not involve: (A) a change in use, (b) an expansion, construction or placement of a structure, (C) an increase in the number of dwelling units or boarding house units, (D) an infringement upon a required setback; and/or, (E) any other activity regulated by this chapter.
See § 27-102: Applicability for more information.
See Forms and Applications for more information.
See Zoning for more information.