10-1-5: COMPLIANCE WITH DISTRICT REGULATIONS:
Except as hereinafter provided, no building shall be erected or structurally altered to exceed in height the limit established for the district in which such building is located as provided in the following chapters of this title. No lot area shall be so reduced or diminished that the yard or other open spaces shall be smaller than prescribed by this title nor shall the lot area per family be reduced except in conformity with the area regulations hereby established for the district in which such building is located. No building shall be erected or structurally altered, nor shall any building or premises be used for any purpose other than that permitted in the district in which such building or premises is located. (1975 Code § 10-1-5)