(A)   The town is hereby divided into zones, or districts, as shown on the Official Zoning Map which, together with all explanatory matter, is hereby adopted by reference and declared to be a part of this chapter.
(2004 Code, § 5-201)
   (B)   The Official Zoning Map shall be identified by the Chairperson of the town’s Plan Commission with the date of the adoption of this chapter.
(2004 Code, § 5-202)
   (C)   No changes of any nature shall be made in the Official Zoning Map or matter shown thereon except in conformity with the procedures set forth in this chapter. Any unauthorized change of whatever kind by any person or persons shall be considered a violation of this chapter and punishable as provided under § 156.999 of this chapter.
(2004 Code, § 5-203)
   (D)   The Official Zoning Map which shall be located in the Town Hall and shall be the final authority as to the current zoning status of land and water areas, building and other structures in the town.
(2004 Code, § 5-204)
   (E)   (1)   In the event that the Official Zoning Map becomes damaged, destroyed, lost or difficult to interpret because of the nature and number of changes and additions, the Plan Commission may, by resolution, adopt a new Official Zoning Map which shall supersede the prior Official Zoning Map. The new Official Zoning Map may correct drafting or other errors or omission in the prior Official Zoning Map.
      (2)   The new Official Zoning Map shall be identified by the signature of the Chairperson of the Plan Commission under the following words:
This is to certify that this is the Official Zoning Map of the Town of New Whiteland, adopted this                          day of                                                    , and hereby supersedes and replaces any and all previous zoning maps.
Plan Commission Chairperson
Recording Secretary
      (3)   Unless the prior Official Zoning Map has been lost or has been totally destroyed, the prior map, or any significant parts thereof remaining, shall be preserved, together with all available records pertaining to its adoption or amendment.
(2004 Code, § 5-205)