Ordinance No. 476 (Passed) – Amending Definition of Impervious Coverage or Surface

BOROUGH OF RUTLEDGE

DELAWARE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

Ordinance No. 476

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF RUTLEGE AMENDING

   DEFINITION OF IMPERVIOUS COVERAGE OR SURFACE IN §27-202 OF THE

BOROUGH OF RUTLEDGE’S ZONING ORDINANCE

 

WHEREAS, the existing Zoning Ordinance defines and regulates the Impervious Coverage or Surface in the Borough of Rutledge;

WHEREAS, after consideration of the Planning Commission’s investigation and recommendations relating to Impervious Coverage or Surface, the Borough Council has determined to accept these recommendations.

WHEREFORE,the Council of the Borough of Rutledge does hereby ORDAIN as follows:

SECTION 1.The Borough of Rutledge Zoning Ordinance §27-202 is hereby amended to read as follows:

IMPERVIOUS COVERAGE OR SURFACE:

The coverage of the lot area or tract area by materials that prevent percolation of water into the soil and generate storm water runoff, such as buildings, roofs, streets, sidewalks, parking areas and/or driveways (whether hard-surfaced or not), patios, sport courts, pools and any other similar surfaces.

The following shall not be considered as impervious surface:

  • Pathways six feet or less in width that employ grass pavers, gravel and/or stone or porous paving and which are not intended for automobile use.

SECTION 2.   Borough Council authorizes the appropriate Borough officials, officers, solicitor and employees to take any and all necessary actions required to carry out the intent of this Ordinance.

SECTION 3.   All Ordinances or resolutions or parts of Ordinances or Resolutions, insofar as they are inconsistent herewith, are hereby repealed.

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