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Where, at the effective date of adoption or amendment of this chapter, lawful use of land exists that is made no longer permissible under the terms of this chapter as enacted or amended, the use may be continued, so long as it remains otherwise lawful, subject to the following provisions.
(A) No nonconforming use shall be enlarged or increased, nor extended to occupy a greater area of land than was occupied at the effective date of adoption or amendment of this chapter unless the use is changed to a use permitted in the district in which use is located.
(B) No nonconforming use shall be moved in whole or in part to any other portion of the lot or parcel occupied by the use at the effective date of adoption or amendment of this chapter.
(C) If any nonconforming use of land ceases for any reason for a period of more than 60 consecutive days, subsequent use of the land shall conform to the regulations specified by this chapter for the district in which the land is located.
(D) No additional structure that does not conform to the requirements of this chapter shall be erected in connection with the nonconforming use of land.
(2000 Code, § 66-144) (Ord. 75-01, passed 7-14-1975) Penalty, see § 157.999