Review the ordinances currently in effect for Shippensburg Borough.
The Borough of Shippensburg requires all rental units to be licensed annually and inspected every three years.
The purpose of the Borough of Shippensburgs zoning ordinance is to protect and promote safety, and to guide uses of land and structures, type and location of streets, public grounds and other facilities. It can be found in the Code of the Borough of Shippensburg Chapter 150.
Shippensburg Borough consists of ten zoning districts: Residential Low density (R-1), Residential Medium density (R-2), Residential Medium/High density (R-3), Residential High density (R-4), Commercial (C-1), Neighborhood Commercial (N-C), Light Manufacturing (M-1), Heavy Manufacturing (M-2), Institutional (I-1), and Open Space (O-S)
The Borough of Shippensburgs Comprehensive Plan is a planning and policy guide designed to help anticipate change, identify community goals, and implementing future community projects. It is a joint plan in conjunction with Shippensburg Township. Copies of the plan are available at the Borough Office.
Shippensburg Borough has a nuisance ordinance which prohibits certain conditions within the Borough. A nuisance is defined as any condition or use of premises or of building exteriors which is a safety hazard or is detrimental to the property of others or which causes a loss in the value of other property in the neighborhood. Some examples are:
It's a violation within the Borough to . . .
The Borough of Shippensburg Code section 135, Article III requires abutting property owners to be responsible for paving and curbing sidewalks and for keeping sidewalks and curbs in good repair and safe condition. The Borough inspects all sidewalks once every five years or as sub-standard sidewalks are discovered. Property owners are notified of any necessary repairs and given a reasonable amount of time to complete those repairs. Before commencing and construction or repair, a permit is required. All construction and repair must be inspected by a Borough representative.
The Borough of Shippensburg Code section 135, Article I requires a permit prior to cutting, opening or excavating in any Borough Street. Permits may be obtained at the Borough Office. All refilling and resurfacing of any street opening or excavation must be inspected by a Borough representative.
It is unlawful for an person within the Borough of Shippensburg to burn outdoors any construction material, domestic refuse, rubbish, trade waste, or yard waste. Outside incinerators of all kinds are unlawful and shall not be used for fire or storage of refuse. No person may install, use, operate, or maintain an outdoor wood-fired boiler in the Borough of Shippensburg. Fires set solely for cooking food, recreational or ceremonial purposes are allowed by permit in accordance with Chapter 109 of the Code of the Borough of Shippensburg.
Figure 2.1 - Base Map final
Figure 2.2 - USGS Shippensburg & Walnut Bottom
Figure 6.1 - Future Land Use final
Figure 8.1 - Future Traffic Circulation final
Figure 12.1 - Interrelationship Of Objectives final
Figure 13.1 - Existing Land Use final
Figure 13.2 - Agricultural Resources final
Figure 13.4 - Proposed & Approved SALDO
Figure 15.2 - Functional Classification & Traffic Volume final
Figure 16.1 - Community & Recreation Facilities final
Figure 16.2 - Existing & Proposed Sewer Facilities final
Figure 16.3 - Existing & Proposed Water Facilities final
Figure 18.1 - Water Related Features final
Figure 18.2 - Geologic Formations & Aquifers final
Figure 18.4 - Soils Map final
Figure 18.5 - Natural Resources final
Figure 19.1 - Historic Resources final
Appendix A - Public Outreach Results
Appendix B - Shippensburg Area Geologic Formations
Appendix C - Intergovernmental Cooperative Implementation
Chapter 1 - Joint Comprehensive Planning Process
Chapter 2 - Regional Setting And Influences
Chapter 3 - Identification of Issues - Public Participation
Chapter 4 - Policy Statements
Chapter 5 - Goals And Objectives
Chapter 6 - Future Land Use & Housing Plan
Chapter 7 - Economic Development Plan
Chapter 8 - Trasportation & Circulation Plan
Chapter 9 - Community Facilities & Services Plan
Chapter 10 - Plan For Resource Conservation & Historic Preservation
Chapter 11 - Action Plan
Chapter 12 - Plan Interrelationships
Chapter 13 - Existing Land Use
Chapter 14 - Population And Housing Characteristics
Chapter 15 - Traffic Network And Circulation
Chapter 16 - Community Facilities
Chapter 17 - Economic Development & Employment
Chapter 18 - Natural Resources
Chapter 19 - Historic Resources
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