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SEC. 91.8103.  EXISTING BUILDING RIGHTS.
   (Added by Ord. No. 171,175, Eff. 7/25/96.)
 
91.8103.1.  General.  Every existing building or structure constructed under a valid permit and occupied in conformance with code regulations and Department approvals in effect at the time of such construction and occupancy shall be allowed to continue to exist under those regulations and approvals even though subsequently adopted regulations and approvals have changed the requirements, provided the building, structure or portion thereof does not become a nuisance, a hazardous building, or a substandard residential building, and provided further, that subsequently adopted regulation specifically applicable to existing buildings or structures are met.
 
91.8103.2.  Repair, Rehabilitation, Alteration, and Addition.  Repair, rehabilitation, alteration and addition shall comply with Article 1.2, Chapter IX of the LAMC.  (Amended by Ord. No. 184,692, Eff. 12/30/16.)
 
91.8103.3. Group I Occupancy.  Buildings classed in Group I Occupancy because of the use or character of the occupancy that are not more than 3 stories in height, that were established prior to March 4, 1972, and that have been continuously operated as that use or character since that time shall comply with Article 1.2, Chapter IX of the LAMC.  (Amended by Ord. No. 184,692, Eff. 12/30/16.)