Codes – Land Use – Redevelopment

Gloucester City’s Land Development Ordinance

Gloucester City Zoning Map – Click Here

Ordinance to Adopt Land Use Ordinance

Zoning & Land Use Ordinance

Title Page

Table of Contents

Gloucester City Development Ordinance – Sections 1 to 5

Administrative Procedures – Section 6

Master Plan – Section 7

Article II – Zoning Districts

Article III – Definitions

Article IV – District Regulations

CRO Zone

Area & Bulks for All Districts

HC Zone

RL, RM & RR Zones

RC & S Zones

BI Zone

LI, PCH & PPID Zones

Fees for Applications – 2009

Article V – Subdivision, Site Plan & Conditional Use Approval – Section 1

Time for Decision on Subdivision, Site Plan & Conditional Uses – Section 2

Right Under Preliminary Approval – Section 3

App for Final Approval of Site Plans & Major Subdivisions – Section 4

Effect of Final Approval – Section 5

Minor Subdivision – Section 6

Filing Subdivision Plats – Section 7

Site Plan Exemptions – Section 8

General App Requirements Subdivision & Site Plan Review – Section 9

Minor Subdivision Plat Details – Section 10

Major Subdivision Sketch Plat, Preliminary Plat & Final Details – Section 11

Site Plan Details & Submission Requirements – Section 12

Requirement Waivers – Section 13

Planned Development General Development Plans – Section 14

General Objectives Development Review – Section 15

Minor Subdivisions Design Standards – Section 16

Major Subdivisions – Section 17

Site Plans Design Standards – Section 18

General Improvement Requirements & Specifications – Section 19

Street Improvements – Section 20

Sanitary Sewers – Section 21

Water Supply – Section 22

Street Trees – Section 23

Street Lighting – Section 24

Street Signs – Section 25

Off Street or On Site Improvement – Section 26

Storm Water Management Systems – Section 27

Storm Water Management Systems – Section 27A

Inspection – Section 28

Performance & Maintenance Guarantees – Section 29

Application Review Inspection Fees – Section 30

Details – Section 31

Buffer Landscaping Requirements – Notes 1 – 2

Fences, Walls & Hedges – Note 3

Hunter Street Overlay District – Note 4

Landscape Standards – Note 5

Medical Complex Nursing Home or Convalescent Center – Note 6

Motor Vehicle Service Stations and Repair Garages – Note 7

New & Used Motor Vehicle Sale and Service Establishments – Note 8

Parking Design Criteria Off-street Parking Schedule Loading Space Schedule – Note 9

Places of Worship – Note 10

Port Planned Industrial Development District – Note 11

Port Cargo Handling Zone – Note 12

Private Swimming Pools – Note 13

Professional Offices for One Professional – Note 14

Public Utility Installations and Public Service Infrastructure – Note 15

Riverfront Recreation District – Note 16

Satellite Dish Antennas – Note 17

Sexually Oriented Business – Note 18

Schools – Note 19

Sign Controls – Note 20

Tree Preservation Techniques – Note 21

Fast Food & Drive Thru Restaurants – Note 22

Tattoo Body Art & Body Piercing Facilities or Parlors – Note 23

Article VII – Historic District

Article VIII – General Regulations

Article IX – Administration & Enforcement

Article X – Violations Penalties & Remedies

Article XI – Severability & Repeal


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Code Book of Gloucester City

Title Pages

Table of Contents

Charter Pages

Chapter 1 General Provisions

Chapters 2 & 3 Reserved

Chapter 4 Administrative Code

Chapter 4A Defense & Indemnification

Chapter 5 Housing Authority

Chapter 5A Length of Service Awards Program

Chapter 5B Public Contracting

Chapter 6 Public Records

Chapter 7 Salaries

Chapter 8 Reserved

Chapter 9 Wards

Chapter 10 Reserved

Chapter 11 Reserved

Chapter 12 Adult Uses

Chapter 13 Air Pollution

Chapter 14 Alarm System

Chapter 15 Alcoholic Beverages

Chapter 16 Reserved

Chapter 17 Amusements Licensed

Chapter 18 Animals

Chapter 19 Auto Buses

Chapter 20 Reserved

Chapter 21 Barbers & Barber Shops

Chapter 22, 23 & 24 Reserved

Chapter 25 Brush Weeds & Debris

Chapter 26 & 27 Reserved

Chapter 28 Builders & Contractors

Chapter 29 Reserved

Chapter 30 Building Unfit for Human Habitation

Chapter 31 Reserved

Chapter 32 Cemeteries

Chapter 33 Reserved

Chapter 34 Circuses & Exhibitions

Chapter 35 Payment of Claims 

Chapter 36 Coin-Controlled Devices

Chapter 37 Construction Code Uniform

Chapter 38 Reserved

Chapter 39 Curfew

Chapter 40 Reserved

Chapter 41 Disorderly Persons

Chapter 42 Reserved

Chapter 43 Dogs

Chapter 44 Reserved

Chapter 45 Donation Bins

Chapter 46 Excavations in Streets

Chapter 46A Filming

Chapter 47 Fire Arms

Chapter 48 Fire Prevention

Chapter 48A Fire Hazard Areas

Chapter 48B Sale of Spilt Firewood

Chapter 50 Garbage Collection

Chapter 51 Garbage Littering Handbills

Chapter 51A Graffiti

Chapter 52 Handbills & Notices

Chapter 53 Hawkers & Peddlers

Chapter 54 Hazardous Materials

Chapter 55 Housing Code

Chapter 56 Insurance

Chapter 57 Reserved

Chapter 58 Junk Dealers

Chapter 59 Licenses, Permits, Certificates & Fees

Chapter 59A Littering

Chapter 60 Lounging

Chapter 61 Minors & Tabacco Products

Chapter 61A Noise

Chapter 61B Nuisances

Chapter 62 Obscene & Crime Publications

Chapter 63 & 64 Reserved

Chapter 65 Playgrounds

Chapter 65A Private Storm Drain Inlet Retrofitting

Chapter 66 Property Maintenance

Chapter 66A Public Facilities User Fees

Chapter 67 Real Estate Warehousing

Chapter 68 Refrigerators Abandoned

Chapter 69 Refuse Containers & Dumpsters

Chapter 70 Rooming & Boarding Houses

Chapter 71 Sewers

Chapter 72 Reserved

Chapter 73 Sidewalks, Streets & Shade Trees

Chapter 74 Reserved

Chapter 75 Smoke Free Business District

Chapter 76 Solicitors & Canvassers

Chapter 77 Reserved

Chapter 78 Tattooing & Piercing

Chapter 79 Reserved

Chapter 80 Taxation

Chapter 81 Reserved

Chapter 82 Taxicabs

Chapter 83 Theaters

Chapter 84 Towing

Chapter 85 Trailer, Camps & Campsites

Chapter 86 Urban Homestead Program

Chapter 86A ,86B, 86C & 86D

Chapter 87 Vehicle & Traffic

Chapter 88 Vehicle or Other Machinery Abandoned or Inoperable

Chapter 89 Reserved

Chapter 90 Water

Chapter 91 Reserved

Chapter 92 Youth Sports

Chapter 93 94 Reserved

Chapter 95 96 97 98 Reserved

Chapter 99 Public Health Nuisance Code

Chapter 100 Reserved

Chapter 101 Retail Food Establishment Code

Chapter 102 Swimming Pool Code

Chapter 103 & 104 Reserved

Chapter 105 Block Parties

Chapter 106, 107, 108, 109 – Reserved

Chapter 110 – Cable Televison Franchise

Index

Appendix


Design Guidelines for Historic Properties

Gloucester City Historic Area Map – Click Here

Historic Properties – section 1 – Click Here
Maintenance – section 2 – Click Here
Roofing – section 3 – Click Here
Exterior Woodwork – section 4 – Click Here
Masonry & Stucco – section 5 – Click Here
Windows & Doors – section 6 – Click Here
Additions New Construction – section 7 – Click Here
Landscape Elements – section 8 – Click Here
Storefronts – section 9 – Click Here
Signs & Awnings – section 10 – Click Here
UEZ Guidelines – section 11 – Click Here


Redevelopment Reports for Gloucester City

Coast Guard Redevelopment Plan – March 1996

Coast Guard Redevelopment Plan Map – March 1996

Res 091 1996 Coast Guard Base Redevelopment

Pine Grove Multi-site Project Area Redevelopment Plan – January 2005

Pine Grove Redevelopment Plan Map

Res 047 2005 Pine Grove Redevelopment

North Burlington Street Redevelopment Plan – May 2001

North Burlington Street Redevelopment Plan Map

Res 126 2001 North Burlington St Redevelopment

North King Street Redevelopment Plan – October 1996

North King Street Redevelopment Map

Res 041 1996 N King Street Redevelopment

Ord 028 1996 North King Street Redevelopment

Mercer Street (222) & Hudson Street (323) Redevelopment Plans – March 1998

Mercer Street Redevelopment Map

Res 113 1998 Hudson Street Redevelopment

Res 114 1998 Mercer Street Redevelopment

Railroad Station Redevelopment Plan – November 1996

Railroad Station Redevelopment Map

Sixth Street Redevelopment Plan – June 1996

Sixth Street Redevelopment Map

Res 158 1996 Sixth St Redevelopment

West Market Street Redevelopment Plan – March 1998

West Market Street Redevelopment Plan Map

Res 115 1998 West Market Street

South Broadway Redevelopment Plan – July 1998

South Broadway Redevelopment Map

Res 210 1998 South Broadway Redevelopment

Southport Redevelopment Plan – August 2004

Southport Redevelopment Map

Res 149 2005 South Port Redevelopment 2004

Southport Redevelopment Plan – March 2006 – Section 1

Southport Redevelopment Plan – Section 2

Southport Redevelopment Plan – Section 3

Southport Redevelopment Map

Ordinance Amending Redevelopment Plan – #013-2010

West Market Street Redevelopment Plan – June 2003 – Section 1

West Market Street Redevelopment Plan – Section 2

West Market Street Redevelopment Map – 2003

Redevelopment Study for Block 256 Lots 1 and 1.01 – February 2008

Redevelopment Study for Block 256 Lots 1 and 1.01 Plan Map

Resolution 101 2008 Redevelopment

Market Street Redevelopment Ordinance 2012