12-340: INTENT:
Within the district or zone established by this title or amendments that may later be adopted, there exist:
   A.   Lots;
   B.   Structures;
   C.   Uses of land and structures; and
   D.   Characteristics of uses which were lawful before this title was passed or amended, but which would be prohibited, regulated or restricted under the terms of this title or future amendment. It is the intent of this title to permit these nonconformities to continue as required by law. It is further the intent of this title that nonconformities shall not be enlarged upon, expanded or extended, nor be used as grounds for adding other structures or uses prohibited elsewhere in the same district or zone. (Ord. 501, 11-18-2008)