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The provisions of this chapter shall be known as the NONCONFORMING USE REGULATIONS of the city. The purpose of these regulations is to control, and allow for renovation, repair and changes for uses which do not conform to the zoning regulations of the city. The provisions of this chapter shall apply to all nonconforming uses. Nonconforming uses shall include:
A. Nonconforming Activity: A nonconforming situation that occurs when property is used for a purpose or in a manner made unlawful by the zoning district. The term also refers to the activity that constitutes the use made of the property.
B. Dimensional Nonconformity: A nonconforming situation that occurs when the height, size or minimum floor space of a structure or the relationship between an existing building or buildings and other buildings or lot lines does not conform to the regulations applicable to the district in which the property is located.
C. Nonconforming Lot: A lot that does not meet the minimum area requirement of the district in which the lot is located. (Ord. 150, 7-7-1998)