1286.01  INTENT.
   Regulations for the continuance, maintenance, repair, restoration, moving and discontinuance of nonconforming buildings, land and uses are established in order to achieve among others, the following purposes:
   (a)   To permit the continuance of nonconformities, but to control the same so as to minimize any adverse effect on adjoining properties and development;
   (b)   To regulate their maintenance and repair;
   (c)   To restrict their rebuilding if substantially destroyed;
   (d)   To require their permanent discontinuance if not operated for certain periods of time; and
   (e)   To require conformity if they are discontinued, to bring about eventual conformity in accordance with the objectives of the Master Plan and this Zoning Code.
(Ord. 90-68.  Passed 5-1-90.)