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A. Actions Covered By This Ordinance: Except as may otherwise be provided in this ordinance, all buildings and structures erected, uses of land or structures established, structural alterations, relocation of existing structures, and enlargements of or additions to existing uses, occurring hereafter shall be subject to all regulations which are applicable to the zoning districts in which such buildings, structures, uses or land shall be located.
B. Preexisting Buildings, Structures And Uses: Any lawfully established building, structure or use existing at the time of enactment of this zoning ordinance may be continued, even though such building, structure or use, does not conform to the provisions for the district in which it is located, and whenever a district is changed thereafter. The then existing lawfully established use, structure or building will be deemed legal nonconforming and is subject to the provisions of section 9-1-5-1 of this ordinance.
C. Preexisting Building Permits: Where a building permit for a building or structure has been issued in accordance with the law prior to the effective date of this zoning ordinance, and provided that construction is begun within ninety (90) days of such effective date and diligently prosecuted to completion, said building or structure may be completed in accordance with the approved plans on the basis of which the building permit has been issued, and further may, upon completion, be occupied under a certificate of occupancy by the use originally designated. Said building, structure or use shall be deemed legal nonconforming and is subject to the provisions of section 9-1-5-1 of this ordinance. (Ord. 89-54, 6-26-1989)