§ 156.140  PURPOSE.
   Nonconformities in the use and development of structures, land, and buildings are to be avoided, or eliminated where now existing, wherever and whenever possible, except when necessary to preserve property rights established prior to the official date of these regulations, and when necessary to promote the general welfare and to protect the character of surrounding property.
('81 Code, § 155.70) (Ord. passed 8-13-79; Am. Ord. passed 6-9-92; Am. Ord. 02024, passed 6-11-02; Am. Ord. 14047, passed 8-12-14)