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(a) Discontinuance of Use. Whenever a nonconforming use is discontinued for more than one (1) year, further use shall be in conformity with the provisions of this Code. “Discontinued” shall mean voluntary nonuse regardless of the intent to resume the nonconforming use.
(b) Nonexpansion of Use. A nonconforming use of a building shall not be expanded. A nonconforming use of a building shall not be extended to any other portion of the building.
(c) Substitution of Uses. A nonconforming use of a building may be changed to another nonconforming use of the same or more restricted classification, as determined by the Planning Commission. Notification shall be provided to property owners within three hundred feet (300') of the subject property.
(d) Nonconforming Use of Land. A nonconforming use of land (where no building or structure is involved), existing lawfully at the time this Zoning Code became effective, shall not be expanded or extended in any way, but may continue for a period of not more than 2 years from the effective date, at the end of which time the use shall be discontinued or changed to a conforming use.
(Ord. 16-158. Passed 9-26-16.)