1121.03   ZONING CODE COMPLIANCE.
   (a)   Compliance with District Regulations.  Except as hereinafter provided, no building, structure or land shall hereafter be used or occupied, and no building or structure or part thereof shall hereafter be erected, constructed, reconstructed, moved or structurally altered unless in conformity with all of the regulations herein specified for the district in which it is located.
   (b)   Minor Variances.  Except for minor variances that may be allowed by the Zoning Administrator that they determine are reasonable and follow the intent of this Zoning Code, no building or other structure shall hereafter be erected or altered:
      (1)   To exceed the permitted height;
      (2)   To accommodate or house a greater number of families;
      (3)   To occupy a greater percentage of lot area; or
      (4)   To have narrower or smaller rear yards, front yards, side yards, or other open spaces; than herein required, or in any other manner contrary to the provisions of this Zoning Code.
   (c)   Duplication of Individual Requirements Prohibited.  No part of a yard or other open space, or off-street parking or loading space required about or in connection with any building for the purpose of complying with this Zoning Code, shall be included as part of a yard, open space or off-street parking or loading space similarly required for any other building, except where permitted.
   (d)   Lots Existing Prior to Effective Date.  No yard or lot existing at the time of passage of this Zoning Code shall be reduced in size or area below the minimum requirements set forth herein. Yards or lots created after the effective date of this Zoning Code shall meet at least the minimum requirements established by this Zoning Code.
   (e)   Regulations are a Minimum.  Within each district, the regulations set by this Zoning Code shall be the minimum regulations and shall apply uniformly to each class or kind of structure or land.
   (f)   Zoning of Annexed Territory. Upon annexation of territory to the existing municipal corporation of the City, the zoning regulations then in effect shall remain in full force, administered by the Zoning Administrator or their authorized representative, until Fairborn City Council officially adopts the existing zoning regulations or enact new regulations for such territory. 
(Ord. 34-17.  Effective 12-7-17.)