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(A) New buildings or structures shall conform with the bulk regulations established by this chapter for the district in which each such building or structure is located. Existing buildings or structures shall not be enlarged, reconstructed, structurally altered, converted or relocated in such a manner as to conflict or to increase any existing conflict with the bulk regulations of this chapter for the district in which such structures are located, except as specifically allowed in the manufacturing districts.
(B) However, a lot of record at the time of the adoption of the ordinance codified in this chapter in a residence district which is unable to meet the requirements of this chapter as to area (either in width or depth) may be used for a single-family detached dwelling, provided it shall meet all the other requirements of this chapter and applicable village ordinances, regulations and meet all the other requirements of this chapter and applicable village ordinances, regulations and codes. The Zoning Officer may, when requested by the owner of a lot of record, approve in specified cases a reduction in the yard requirement for a rear yard, side yard or side yard adjoining a street, but such side yard shall have a width of not less than 10% of the width of the lot, or ten feet, whichever is greater. A lot of record existing on the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter, referred to above, shall be as follows:
(1) In residence districts, a lot, parcel or tract of land which was recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds of the county prior to the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter; and
(2) In residence districts, a lot in a subdivision which was so recorded after the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter, provided a preliminary plat for such subdivision had been given tentative approval, as required by the subdivision regulations chapter of this code prior to the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter, and a final plat had been submitted and approved by the Village Board and thereafter recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds of the county within the time periods required by such subdivision regulations for filing and application for final plat approval and for recording after approval.
(C) The Zoning Officer shall issue a zoning certificate for erecting a single-family detached dwelling on a lot of record upon compliance with all of the foregoing provisions.
(Ord. 1999-2, Zoning § 3, subs. .020, passed 2-15-1999)