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A. Territorial Application: This Chapter applies to all land, uses, and structures within the Village.
B. General Application: In their interpretation and application, the provisions of this Chapter are held to be the minimum requirements for the promotion and protection of the public health, safety, and welfare.
C. Required Conformance: Any portion or whole of a structure must be erected, constructed, reconstructed, moved, or enlarged in conformance with the requirements of this Chapter. Any structure or land must be used and occupied in conformance with the requirements of this Chapter.
D. Relation To Private Agreements: This Chapter does not nullify any private agreement or covenant. However, where this Chapter is more restrictive than a private agreement or covenant, this Chapter controls. Those charged with administration and enforcement of this Chapter do not enforce any private agreement.
E. Relation To Other Laws And Regulations: Unless otherwise specifically provided, this Chapter controls over less restrictive statutes, ordinances, or regulations, and more restrictive statutes, ordinances, or regulations control over the provisions of this Chapter.
F. Comprehensive Plan: The Comprehensive Plan of the Village, as adopted and amended, is incorporated by reference into this Chapter. The Comprehensive Plan is advisory and is not construed to regulate or control the use of private property in any way, except as expressly set forth in this Chapter.
G. Rules Regarding Illustrations And Graphics: Any illustrations, graphics, and/or photos contained in this Chapter are to assist the reader in understanding and applying the Chapter. If there is any inconsistency between the text of the Chapter and any such illustration, graphic, and/or photo, the text controls unless specifically stated otherwise.
H. Rules of Measurement: Section 20.2.4 provides an explanation of definitions that involve measuring dimensional and locational standards. These rules of measurement can be relied on to instruct the reader on how to interpret these dimensional and locational standards to achieve conformance. (Ord. 19-10-26)