1276.01   INTENT.
   Under the terms of this Zoning Code or future amendments hereto, lots, uses of land, and structures or characteristics of use (which were lawful before this Zoning Code was passed or amended), may be prohibited, regulated, or restricted.  It is the intent of this Zoning Code to permit these nonconformities to continue until they are removed, but not to encourage their survival.  (Ord. 52.  Passed 6-16-97.)