Permitted Uses

All Properties Listed on the Historic Resource Inventory

A.  Uses already permitted by the zoning district where the property is located.

B.  The following uses are permitted but require a recommendation for approval from the Historical Commission and a conditional use approval from the Board of Commissioners. A conditional use allows for the Board of Commissioners to place conditions or requirements on the proposed land use.

  1. Bed and Breakfast
  2. Artist Studio or Crafts Workshop
  3. Historic Resource Home Occupation, requiring (1) additional off-street parking space per employee.
  4. Accessory Apartment
    • Also allowed in accessory structures that already exist on the property
  5. Conversion to a Multi-Family Dwelling Unit
  6. Club or Fraternal Organization
    • Lot area must be twice the amount required by this chapter for a single-family dwelling unit.
    • No more than 25% of the total floor area may be used for this purpose.

For more information on the conditions or requirements pertaining to each of these uses please see under Article XXXIV, Section 255-255, Sub-sections A & B(1) of the Zoning Code.

Properties Which Obtain Access by Arterial, Primary or Secondary Streets

In addition, the following uses are permitted for properties which obtain access by arterial, primary or secondary streets. A street classification list is available under Article II – Standards of Construction, Section A – Streets, Sub-Section 2 – Design Standards. See link (https://www.upperdublin.net/?wpfb_dl=110). These uses also require a recommendation for approval from the Historical Commission and a conditional use approval from the Board of Commissioners.

  1. Professional office, which allows (1) non-resident employee per (500) square feet of gross floor area dedicated to professional office use.
  2. Cultural studio – Such as Music, Theater or Dance

For more information on the conditions or requirements pertaining to each of these uses please see under Article XXXIV, Section 255-255, Sub-section A & B(1-2) of the Zoning Code.

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