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(a) The provisions of the Planning and Zoning Code are minimum requirements, and shall be applied for the protection of the public health, safety, and general welfare; and shall be construed to further the objectives, purposes and intent of the Planning and Zoning Code.
(b) No provision of the Planning and Zoning Code shall repeal, abrogate, annul, amend, modify, impair or interfere with existing deed or plat restrictions, restrictive covenants, easements, agreements between parties relating to the use of property, ordinances, municipal standards or specifications, rules, or permits.
(c) When the Planning and Zoning Code imposes more restrictive requirements upon the use of a building than imposed by regulations of the State of Ohio, other City of Chardon ordinances, or municipal standards and regulations, the provisions of the Planning and Zoning Code shall govern. Conversely, other regulations shall govern where they are more restrictive in nature than the Planning and Zoning Code.
(d) Conflicts or inconsistencies between provisions of the Planning and Zoning Code shall be resolved as prescribed in Codified Ordinance Section 101.06. (Conflicting Provisions).
(Ord. 2635. Passed 1-13-11.)