§ 155.010  PERMITTED USES AND SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS.
   (A)   The uses listed within the Table of Permitted Uses and Special Exceptions is created to serve as an illustrative guide and all uses set forth in applicable zoning districts shall be permitted only in the zoning district where it is listed, and only in the manner so listed. If there is a conflict between the table and permitted uses/special exceptions set forth in applicable zoning districts, the language in the applicable zoning district sections will determine the permitted uses/special exceptions within the district. Any use not listed within applicable zoning districts is prohibited.
      (1)   P: A permitted use in the listed zoning district.
      (2)   SE: A use requiring a special exception to be approved by the York County Zoning Board of Appeals.
      (3)   A: A use accessory to a primary use.
      (4)   Supplemental Regulations: Additional requirements required for approval.
   (B)   Accessory buildings and uses, temporary uses, and home occupations are customarily incidental to existing permitted uses for all zoning districts. Refer to the requirements per zoning district.
   (C)   Requirements of the Planned Development District (PD) are provided in §§ 155.205 through 155.215 and Traditional Neighborhood District (TND) are provided in §§ 155.225 through 155.243.
   (D)   Requirements of public service uses are provided in § 155.497.
   (E)   Requirements of communication towers in certain zoning districts are provided in §§ 155.510 through 155.517.
   (F)   The Table of Permitted Uses and Special Exceptions will be updated as County Council approves the addition or deletion of permitted uses and special exceptions where applicable.
 
Table of Permitted Uses and Special Exceptions
Uses
Supplemental Regulations?
A G C
AG C-I
RU D
RU D-I
RC- I
RC- II
RD-I
RD- II
BD-I
BD- II
BD-
III
ID
LI
U D
ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD SERVICES
Bars, including lounges, dance floors, or stage entertainment
Yes
SE
Bed and Breakfast Inn
Yes
SE
SE
SE
SE
SE
SE
SE
SE
SE
SE
Caterers and banquet services
P
P
P
Hotels and motels
P
SE
P
Ice cream and yogurt shops
P
P
P
Restaurants (including coffee, deli, fast food and brewpubs, but no dance floors or staged entertainment)
P
P
SE
P
Solar energy facilities
Yes
SE
SE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tap room - only accessory to a brewery
Yes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A
 
A
AGRICULTURE
Animals (keeping or raising)
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Composting facility
Yes
SE
Cultivation of field crops
P
P
P
P
Equestrian uses (non- commercial - five-acre minimum lot size)
Yes
P
P
P
P
Equestrian uses (non- commercial - lots less than five- acres)
Yes
SE
SE
SE
SE
General farming (cultivation of field crops, orchards, groves or similar, or truck gardens)
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Greenhouses, landscape nurseries and accessory equipment
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Orchards, groves or similar activities
P
P
P
P
Seasonal roadside agricultural and produce standards
Yes
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT AND RECREATION
Adult entertainment establishments
Yes
SE
Art galleries
P
P
P
Art studios (not adult entertainment)
P
P
P
P
Batting ranges (cages)
SE
SE
P
P
P
Bingo halls
Yes
SE
SE
Bowling alleys
Yes - ID and LI
P
P
P
P
P
Campgrounds
Yes
SE
SE
SE
SE
Commercial outdoor recreation (unless otherwise listed)
SE
SE
P
P
P
P
P
Dance studios and schools
Yes - SE
SE
SE
P
P
P
Driving ranges, golf
SE
SE
P
P
P
Fairgrounds
SE
SE
Golf courses
SE
SE
SE
SE
P
P
P
P
P
Golf courses -  neighborhood or community
Yes
A
A
A
A
A
A
Gymnastics centers
Yes - SE
SE
SE
P
P
P
Health clubs and fitness centers
Yes - ID and LI
P
P
P
P
P
Hunt clubs
SE
SE
P
P
P
Indoor shooting range
Yes
P
P
Karate and martial arts instruction schools
P
P
P
Marinas
P
P
Movie theaters (but not adult theaters, shows or arcades)
P
P
P
Museums and art galleries
P
P
P
Outdoor shooting ranges
Yes
SE
SE
SE
Parks, playgrounds and athletic fields
SE
SE
SE
SE
P
P
P
P
P
Parks, playgrounds and athletic fields - neighborhood or community
Yes
A
A
A
A
A
A
Racecourses
Yes
SE
SE
SE
Recreational vehicle parks
Yes
P
P
Skating rinks
Yes - ID and LI
P
P
P
P
P
Swimming pools
SE
SE
SE
SE
P
P
P
P
P
Swimming pools - neighborhood or community
Yes
A
A
A
A
A
A
Tennis courts
SE
SE
SE
SE
P
P
P
P
P
Tennis courts, neighborhood or community
Yes
A
A
A
A
A
A
COMMUNICATIONS
Broadcasting stations
P
P
Communication towers
See §§ 155.510 - 155.517
Small wireless facilities
See § 155.505
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CONSTRUCTION
Building, street, water, sewer and bridge construction, repair and/or demolition
P
P
Electrical construction
P
P
Heating, air conditioning and ventilation construction
P
P
Heavy construction
P
P
Paving and earthmoving operations
P
P
EDUCATION
Commercial schools and schools providing adult training in any of the Arts, Sciences and trade professions
P
P
P
P
Libraries
P
P
P
Schools, either public or private and administrative buildings
SE
SE
SE
SE
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
HEALTHCARE
Assisted living centers
P
P
P
P
Child and adult care centers
P
P
P
P
P
P
Counseling centers and services
P
P
P
P
Emergency shelters
P
P
Halfway houses
P
P
Hospitals, clinics and medical offices and facilities
P
P
P
P
P
Institutional care centers
P
P
Nursing, rest or convalescent homes
SE
SE
SE
P
P
P
P
P
P
MANUFACTURING
Alcohol manufacturing
P
P
Ammonia manufacturing
P
P
Beverage manufacturing
P
P
Brewery and associated tap rooms
Yes - tap room
P
P
Cabinet shops
P
P
P
Cargo trailers manufacturing and assembly
P
P
Communication equipment manufacturing
P
P
P
Computer and electronic products manufacturing
P
P
P
Corrosive acids alkalis manufacturing and production
P
P
Electronic products manufacturing and assembly
P
P
P
Engines, motors and mechanical product manufacturing and assembly
P
P
Explosives or explosive agents manufacturing and production
P
P
Fertilizers and organic materials manufacturing and production
P
P
Fiberglass manufacturing
P
P
Food and food product manufacturing
P
P
Graphic arts manufacturing
P
P
P
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment manufacturing
P
P
Lubricants and oil products manufacturing
P
P
Machine or machinery shops
P
P
P
Manufactured and modular housing manufacturing and assembly
P
P
Metal shops
P
P
P
Micro winery
Yes
A
SE
A
SE
Motor vehicles manufacturing, assembly and production
P
P
Nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing
Yes
SE
Paint manufacturing
P
P
Paper production
P
P
Pesticides manufacturing
P
P
Pharmaceut ical and medicine manufacturing
P
P
P
Polymer, rubber, plastic products manufacturing and production
P
P
Shellac or varnish manufacturing and production
P
P
Sign manufacturing and production
P
P
P
Soap and cleaning products manufacturing and production
P
P
Textile manufacturing and production
P
P
Winery Type I
P
P
P
P
Winery Type II
Yes - SE
SE
SE
P
P
PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL SERVICES
Animal hospitals and veterinarian clinics
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Blueprinting
P
P
Duplicating, mimeographing and multilithing shops
P
P
Film development
P
P
Financial institutions
P
P
P
P
P
Office buildings
P
P
P
P
P
Packaging and mailing services
P
P
Photography studios (not adult entertainment)
P
P
P
P
Photostating
P
P
Research laboratories
P
P
P
Word processing and transcription services
P
P
P
OTHER USES
Armories
P
P
P
P
Cemeteries and mausoleum (accessory to churches or similar places of worship)
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Child care centers (accessory to churches or similar places of worship)
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Churches or similar places of worship
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Community centers
SE
SE
SE
SE
Event venue
Yes- SE
SE
SE
SE
SE
P
Event venue, large capacity
Yes
SE
SE
SE
SE
SE
Lodges and civic clubs
P
P
P
Mining (soil, sand, gravel, stone, minerals or clay)
Yes
SE
SE
P
P
P
Mining, major resource extraction
Yes
SE
SE
Mining, minor resource extraction
Yes
SE
SE
SE
SE
Parish houses, parsonages, convents and dormitories (accessory to churches or similar places of worship)
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Public service uses
Yes
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Salvage operations (automobile and equipment impound yards, metal crushing, recycling, scrap yards and wrecked automobile storage facilities)
Yes
SE
Salvage operations (metal crushing, recycling, scrap yards and wrecked automobile storage facilities)
Yes
SE
RESIDENTIAL
Accessory dwellings
Yes
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Apartment, condominium and townhome dwellings
P
P
Cottage industries
Yes
SE
SE
SE
SE
Duplex dwellings
P
P
Family daycare home (child)
Yes
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Home occupation
Yes
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Manufactured home parks (expansion of existing)
Yes
P
P
Manufactured home parks (new)
Yes
SE
Manufactured home subdivisions
Yes
P
Manufactured homes
Yes
P
P
P
SE
Modular homes
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Patio detached homes
Yes - SE
P
P
P/SE
P/S E
Single- family detached dwellings
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Subdivision sales center(s) - contractors and sales agents
Yes
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
RETAIL TRADE
Antique and collectible shops
P
P
Art supply and craft stores
P
P
Automobile , truck, recreational vehicle, boat and marine, motorcycle and ATV sales
Yes - BD- III
P
P
Beverage stores (not processing)
P
P
Bicycle sales and service
P
P
Bookstores (not adult bookstores or stores selling x- rated films or tapes)
P
P
P
Building material and supply stores
P
P
Business machine and business supply stores
P
P
Cellular telephone stores
P
P
P
Clothing stores
P
P
Convenience stores
P
P
P
Convenience stores dispensing gasoline products and accessory car washes
P
P
Cosmetic stores and services
P
P
Department store
P
P
Drug, pharmacy and health stores
P
P
P
Electrical material and supply stores
P
P
Flea markets (indoor and outdoor
P
P
Floor covering stores
P
P
Flower and gift shops
P
P
P
Furniture and home furnishings stores
P
P
Garden and lawn equipment sales and service
P
P
General mercantile stores
P
P
Gift and candy stores
P
P
Grocery stores
P
P
P
Hardware stores
P
P
P
Heating and air conditioning sales and service
P
P
Heavy machinery sales
P
P
Heavy machinery sales (not repair or manufacturing)
P
Jewelry stores
P
P
Limited neighborho od commercial uses (RC districts only - see zoning code for uses)
Yes
SE
SE
Low-bulk comparison items
P
P
Music stores
P
P
Newsstands
P
P
P
Pet and pet supplies stores
P
P
Plumbing material and supply stores
P
P
Rental services and stores
P
Retail establishments (as listed in LI zoning districts)
SE
Retail sales (accessory to a permitted industrial use and comprises less than 50% of the total business operation)
Yes
A
A
Tombstone sales
P
P
Tombstone sales (not manufacturi ng)
P
Variety stores
P
P
Video rental stores (not adult stores selling or renting x- rated films, tapes or digital material)
P
P
P
SERVICES
Automotive and boat service, repair and customizati on
Yes
P