On any nonconforming structure, or portion of a structure containing a nonconforming use, work may be done on ordinary repairs, or on repair or replacement of non-bearing walls, fixtures, wiring, or plumbing; provided that the cubic content existing when it became nonconforming shall not be increased. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to prevent the strengthening or restoring to a safe condition of any building, or part thereof, declared to be unsafe by any official charged with protecting the public safety, upon order of such official.
(Ord. 420, passed 3-4-1981)