Homestead Animals (I12 Use) are permitted with guidelines as an accessory residential use.
Highlights are noted below. All regulations can be found in the Zoning Ordinance in the Use Regulations:
- A permit is required.
- Must have a minimum of 3 acres to have 2 large animals or 2 small animals. For each additional acre of land above 3 acres, 1 additional large animal or 2 additional small animals are permitted. Two (2) fowl shall be equivalent of one small animal, however shall not exceed 10.
- Animal structures must be located 100 feet from all property lines and are not permitted in the front yard.
- All animal waste shall be stored and disposed in a manner consistent with Chapter 91 of the Pennsylvania Code.
- This accessory use is for noncommercial keeping of animals as an accessory to a principal residential use only.