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AR Adaptive Reuse
The purpose of the Adaptive Reuse District is to promote the redevelopment and revitalization of underutilized and underperforming areas of the City with mixed residential and commercial uses and industrial development.  See Article XXI: Adaptive Reuse (AR) District.

ARSCO Adaptive Reuse with Street Corridor Overlay
The purpose of the Adaptive Reuse District is to promote the redevelopment and revitalization of underutilized and underperforming areas of the City with mixed residential and commercial uses and industrial development.  See Article XXI: Adaptive Reuse (AR) District.

The purpose of the Street Corridor Enhancement Overlay District is to accommodate medium- and high-intensity development at the gateways to the City and within the primary vehicular access corridors, and to promote compact, walkable, mixed-use buildings with local and regional commercial services, light industrial, and residential uses.  See Article XXIII: Street Corridor Enhancement (SC) Overlay District.

CH College Hill
The purpose of the College Hill District is to protect the character of this unique hillside neighborhood adjoining Lafayette College, accommodating a mix of housing types and development intensities, neighborhood retail and commercial services, green space, and appropriate infill.  See Article XII: College Hill (CH) District.

CH/INS-1 T College Hill/Institutional 1 Transition Zone
College Hill/Institutional 1 Transitional Zone District's purpose is to provide for a mix of residential and nonresidential uses and development that will enhance the transition from Lafayette College campus to College Hill community. Uses would allow students, staff, faculty, residents, and visitors to live, shop, dine and receive their wellness needs. The district encourages mixed-use buildings and alternative modes of transportation such as walking and biking, with an emphasis on promoting safe and attractive pedestrian-oriented landscapes as well as a reduction in the need for impervious surfaces for parking.

Uses would allow students, staff, faculty, residents, and visitors to live, shop, dine and receive their wellness needs. The district encourages mixed-use buildings and alternative modes of transportation such as walking and biking, with an emphasis on promoting safe and attractive pedestrian-oriented landscapes as well as a reduction in the need for impervious surfaces for parking. The College shall provide the necessary resources to facilitate the use of its ancillary and accessory facilities located within INS-1 and AR Districts that are situated in more suitable and less intrusive locations to meet its current and future parking demands.

See Article XIII: College Hill/Institutional 1 Transitional Zone (CH/INS-1 T) District.
 

CHSCO College Hill with Street Corridor Overlay
The purpose of the College Hill District is to protect the character of this unique hillside neighborhood adjoining Lafayette College, accommodating a mix of housing types and development intensities, neighborhood retail and commercial services, green space, and appropriate infill.  See Article XII: College Hill (CH) District.

The purpose of the Street Corridor Enhancement Overlay District is to accommodate medium- and high-intensity development at the gateways to the City and within the primary vehicular access corridors, and to promote compact, walkable, mixed-use buildings with local and regional commercial services, light industrial, and residential uses.  See Article XXIII: Street Corridor Enhancement (SC) Overlay District.  
 

DD Downtown
The purpose of the Downtown District is to provide the highest intensity of development in the core of the City of Easton and to promote a mix of regional commercial and office space, with residential opportunity and neighborhood services.  See Article XX: Downtown (DD) District.

DDSCO Downtown with Street Corridor Overlay
The purpose of the Downtown District is to provide the highest intensity of development in the core of the City of Easton and to promote a mix of regional commercial and office space, with residential opportunity and neighborhood services.  See Article XX: Downtown (DD) District.

The purpose of the Street Corridor Enhancement Overlay District is to accommodate medium- and high-intensity development at the gateways to the City and within the primary vehicular access corridors, and to promote compact, walkable, mixed-use buildings with local and regional commercial services, light industrial, and residential uses.  See Article XXIII: Street Corridor Enhancement (SC) Overlay District.  

ET Expressway Transitional
The purpose of the Expressway Transitional (ET) District is to accommodate industrial, commercial, mixed and advertising uses in areas adjacent to multilane, controlled-access roads, to promote better safety and welfare within the City of Easton. These areas have traditionally been geared toward industry and commerce, with a minimal residential base. As such, the Expressway Transitional (ET) District is ideal for uses which are incompatible with residential areas. Key among these considerations is off-premises signage and advertising. Large-scale advertising presents a number of concerns and complications to our community. By restricting such activities to the Expressway Transitional (ET) District, the City safeguards quality of life, property values, and public safety, while allowing advertising where its negative impacts will be minimized.  See Article XXIA: Expressway Transitional (ET) Zone.

INS-1 Institutional 1
The purpose of the Institutional-1 District is to accommodate the orderly development and expansion of Lafayette College, including an area of transition between the College and the surrounding neighborhoods.  See Article XVIII: Institutional-1 (INS-1) District.

INS-2 Institutional 2
The purpose of the Institutional-2 District is to accommodate the institutional needs of Northampton County, including an area of transition between County property and the surrounding neighborhoods.  See Article XIX" Institutional-2 (INS-2) District.

RC River Corridor
The purpose of the River Corridors and Other Green Areas District is to provide for adequate protection and buffering of the City's waterways and other natural resources; assist in flood management, protect environmentally sensitive areas, and meet the need for local and regional greenways, open space, and recreation within the City.  See Article XVIII: River Corridors and Other Green Areas (RC) District.

RCSCO River Corridor with Street Corridor Overlay
The purpose of the River Corridors and Other Green Areas District is to provide for adequate protection and buffering of the City's waterways and other natural resources; assist in flood management, protect environmentally sensitive areas, and meet the need for local and regional greenways, open space, and recreation within the City.  See Article XVIII: River Corridors and Other Green Areas (RC) District.

The purpose of the Street Corridor Enhancement Overlay District is to accommodate medium- and high-intensity development at the gateways to the City and within the primary vehicular access corridors, and to promote compact, walkable, mixed-use buildings with local and regional commercial services, light industrial, and residential uses.  See Article XXIII: Street Corridor Enhancement (SC) Overlay District.  

SS South Side
The purpose of the South Side District is to enhance the character of this neighborhood by accommodating a mix of housing types and development intensities, green space, local and regional commercial, and appropriate redevelopment and infill within the existing network of streets and alleys.  See Article XIV: South Side (SS) District.

SSIO South Side with Innovation Overlay
The purpose of the South Side District is to enhance the character of this neighborhood by accommodating a mix of housing types and development intensities, green space, local and regional commercial, and appropriate redevelopment and infill within the existing network of streets and alleys.  See Article XIV: South Side (SS) District.

The purpose of the Innovation Overlay District is to protect existing neighborhoods while accommodating the expansion and enhancement of compatible, light industrial and commercial opportunities that meet rigorous design standards.  See Article XXIV: Innovation Overlay (IO) District.

SSSCO South Side with Street Corridor Overlay
The purpose of the South Side District is to enhance the character of this neighborhood by accommodating a mix of housing types and development intensities, green space, local and regional commercial, and appropriate redevelopment and infill within the existing network of streets and alleys.  See Article XIV: South Side (SS) District.

The purpose of the Street Corridor Enhancement Overlay District is to accommodate medium- and high-intensity development at the gateways to the City and within the primary vehicular access corridors, and to promote compact, walkable, mixed-use buildings with local and regional commercial services, light industrial, and residential uses.  See Article XXIII: Street Corridor Enhancement (SC) Overlay District.  

WW West Ward
The purpose of the West Ward District is to protect and enhance the character of this existing neighborhood located on a similar topographic plane as the Downtown by accommodating a mix of housing types and development intensities, green space, neighborhood retail and commercial services, and appropriate infill and redevelopment.  See Article XV: West Ward (WW) District.

WW/INS-2 T West Ward/Institutional 2 Transitional Zone
The purpose of the West Ward District is to protect and enhance the character of this existing neighborhood located on a similar topographic plane as the Downtown by accommodating a mix of housing types and development intensities, green space, neighborhood retail and commercial services, and appropriate infill and redevelopment.  The purpose of the Institutional-2 District is to accommodate the institutional needs of Northampton County, including an area of transition between County property and the surrounding neighborhoods.  See Article XVI: West Ward / Institutional-2 Transitional Zone (WW/INS-2 T) District.

WWSCO West Ward with Street Corridor Overlay
The purpose of the West Ward District is to protect and enhance the character of this existing neighborhood located on a similar topographic plane as the Downtown by accommodating a mix of housing types and development intensities, green space, neighborhood retail and commercial services, and appropriate infill and redevelopment.  See Article XV: West Ward (WW) District.

The purpose of the Street Corridor Enhancement Overlay District is to accommodate medium- and high-intensity development at the gateways to the City and within the primary vehicular access corridors, and to promote compact, walkable, mixed-use buildings with local and regional commercial services, light industrial, and residential uses.  See Article XXIII: Street Corridor Enhancement (SC) Overlay District.