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100 E. High St.
Pottstown, PA 19464
Ph: 610-970-6500
Residential
Residential uses are legal under permittied uses for the following Zoning Districts:

  • Neighborhood Residential: Single family detached, single family semi-detached - only permitted on lots of less than one acre existing as of effective date of Ordinance 
  • Traditional Town Neighborhood: Single family detached, single family semi-detached, apartment/condominium - must have a minimum of 2,500 square feet on ground floor
  • Downtown: Apartment/condominium - second floor and above only
  • Neighborhood Business: Apartment/condominium if located on the upper floors of a building with a store or office
  • Downtown Gateway: Apartment/condominium - second floor and above

Certain types of Residential Uses must apply for a Conditional Use or Existing Building Conditional Use for the following Zoning Districts:

  • Neighborhood Residential: to convert to a multi-unit dwelllng
  • Traditional Town Neighborhood: any existing non-residential building consisting of two or more stories with a minimum of 2,500 square feet on the ground floor of the principle building into apartment/condominium
  • Downtown: Apartment/condominium in buildings with a minimum of 2,500 square feet on the first floor, single family semi-detached, except on Hanover Street and High Street, between York and Evans Streets
  • Downtown Gateway: Attached Single Family - No Hanover Street frontage

For questions on zoning, contact the Zoning Officer, Maria Gerber-Bleile.