1264.02  NONCONFORMING USES.
   (a)   Except as provided in subsection (e) hereof, a nonconforming building or structure which has been or may be damaged by fire, flood, explosion, earthquake, war, riot or act of God may be reconstructed and used as before, if it is done within twelve months after being so damaged, unless it is damaged to any extent more than fifty percent of its fair market value, as determined by the Board of Zoning Appeals, at the time of such damage, in which case reconstruction, if any, shall be in accordance with the provisions of this Zoning Code.
   (b)   No building, structure or premises where a nonconforming use has been or maybe changed to a use permitted in a district in which it is located shall be devoted to a non-conforming use again.
   (c)   A nonconforming use of land not involving a building or structure may be continued for a period not to exceed three years after enactment of this Zoning Code (Ordinance 340, passed December 19, 1966), whereupon such nonconforming use shall cease or such nonconforming structure shall be removed.
   (d)   A building or structure devoted to a nonconforming use, with a fair market value of less than five hundred dollars ($500. 00), as determined by the Board of Zoning Appeals, may be continued for a period not to exceed three years after the enactment of this Zoning Code (Ordinance 340, passed December 19, 1966), whereupon such nonconforming use shall cease and thereafter such building or structure shall be removed or changed to a conforming use.
   (e)   The foregoing provisions of this section, insofar as the same limit reconstruction or require certain uses to cease or buildings or structures to be removed or changed, shall not be applicable where any such building, structure or use would be conforming under the Land Use Plan.
(Ord. 340.  Passed 12-19-66.)