12-315: RULES FOR INTERPRETATION OF ZONING DISTRICT BOUNDARIES:
Where uncertainty exists as to the boundaries of zones or districts as shown on the official zoning district map, the following rules shall apply:
   A.   Boundaries indicated as approximately following the centerlines of streets, highways or alleys shall be construed to follow the centerlines.
   B.   Boundaries indicated as approximately following platted lot lines shall be construed as following those lines.
   C.   Boundaries indicated as approximately following city limits shall be construed as following city limits.
   D.   Boundaries indicated as following railroad lines shall be construed to be midway between the main tracks.
   E.   Boundaries indicated as following shorelines shall be construed to follow those shorelines and legally established meander lines. In the event of change in the shoreline, boundaries shall be construed as moving with the actual shoreline; boundaries indicated as approximately following the centerlines of streams, rivers, canals, lakes or other bodies of water shall be construed to follow those centerlines.
   F.   Boundaries indicated as parallel to, or extensions of features indicated in subsections A through E of this section shall be so construed. Distances not specifically indicated on the official zoning district map shall be determined by the scale of the map.
   G.   Boundaries indicated as following section or township lines shall be construed as following those section or township lines.
   H.   Where physical or cultural features existing on the ground are at variance with those shown on the official zoning district map, or in other circumstances not covered by subsections A through G of this section, the board shall interpret the district or zone boundaries.
   I.   Where a district or zone boundary line divides a lot which was in single ownership at the time of passage of this section, the board may permit, as a special exception, the extension of the regulations for either portion of the lot not to exceed fifty feet (50') beyond the district or zone line into the remaining portion of the lot. (Ord. 501, 11-18-2008)