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A Zoning Permit shall be required under the following circumstances:
(a) The construction or structural alteration of any building or accessory building constructed upon a permanent foundation.
(b) The change in use of any structure, building or parcel of land. For the purpose of this ordinance, the term "change in use" shall be identified in the following manner:
(1) Residential Uses - For the purpose of this Section, the residential use categories are as follows: A) Single family dwelling, B) Two family dwelling, C) Multifamily dwelling, or D) Rooming, Boarding or Lodging House. A "change in use" status shall exist when a residential structure(s) is converted from one use category to another. Such a conversion shall be made in conformance with all applicable Sections of this Ordinance prior to the issuance of a Zoning Permit.
(2) Commercial, Industrial and other Non-Residential Uses - In this category, a "change in use" status shall exist when the previous or existing use of a structure, building or portion thereof is or has ceased and the new or converted use is not the same as that previous or existing use. Such con-versions shall be made in conformance with all applicable Sections of this Ordinance prior to the issuance of a Zoning Permit.
(c) The change in the use of land.
(d) The erection or enlargement of signage as regulated by Chapter 1165 of this Ordinance.
(e) For any other purpose in which the issuance of a Zoning Permit is mandated by this Ordinance.
(Ord. 2011-15. Passed 03-16-11).