(a)   The regulations set forth by this chapter within each district shall be minimum regulations and shall apply uniformly to each class or kind of structure or land except as hereinafter provided:
      (1)   No building, structure or land shall hereafter be used or occupied and no building or structure or part thereof shall hereafter be erected, constructed, reconstructed, moved or structurally altered unless in conformity with all of the regulations herein specified for the district in which it is located.
      (2)   No building or other structure shall hereafter be erected or altered: to exceed the height; to accommodate or house a greater number of families; to occupy a greater percentage of lot area; to have narrower or smaller rear yards, front yards, side yards or other open spaces; or in any other manner contrary to the provisions of this chapter.
   (b)   No yard or lot existing at the time of passage of this chapter shall be reduced in dimension or area below the minimum requirements set forth herein. Yards or lots created after the effective date of this chapter shall meet at least the minimum requirements established by this chapter.
(Ord. 1054. Passed 12-2-85; Ord. 1584. Passed 9-17-07.)