Zoning Map & Ordinance

Lancaster Township Zoning Map – Adoption Date December 14, 2015

Ord2012-04 – Lancaster Township Zoning ORDINANCE(Adopted August 20, 2012)

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  • Ord2018-05 – An ordinance to amend the code of the Township of Lancaster, Chapter
    280-Zoning to revise the definition for municipal uses and to amend §1615. (October 8, 2018)
  • Ord2018-03 – An ordinance to amend the code of the Township of Lancaster, Chapter 280-zoning to add definitions and to add self-storage facilities as a use permitted by right or special exception subject to specific criteria and to amend section 903 to add mobile home park. (August 13, 2018)
  • Ord2016-02 – Amending the Lancaster Twp Code of Ordinances, to provide a comprehensive set of regulations pertaining to floodplain management within the township, and provide for certain amendments to other ordinances of the township to conform to the Floodplain Management Ordinance. (April 11, 2016)
  • Ord2016-01 – Implementation of the Floodplain Management Ordinance as reviewed by the Lancaster Township Planning Commission and as authorized by the Legislature of the Commonwealth of PA (March 29, 2016)
  • Ord2015-08 – Rezoning a 12.143 acre tract from campus/open space to industrial (December 14, 2015)
  • Ord2014-03 – Provisions relating to Bed and Breakfast establishment uses and to amend section 280-201 and section 280-1505 (April 14, 2014)
  • Ord2012-06 – Rezoning a parcel along Barbara Street/Wabank Road (November 12, 2012)

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