(A)   Generally.  The boundaries of the zoning districts and overlay districts established by § 154.020 of this chapter are indicated on the official zoning map which, together with all explanatory matter thereon, is hereby adopted by reference and declared to be a part of this chapter.  The official zoning map shall be identified by the signature of the Chairperson of the Commission, attested by the County Clerk, and shall bear the seal of the county under the following language: "This is to certify that this is the official zoning map referred to in § 154.021 of the Valencia County Interim Comprehensive Zoning Chapter, No. 2004-05."
   (B)   Location of map.  Regardless of the existence of purported copies of the official zoning map which may from time to time be made or published, there shall be only 1 official zoning map which shall be located in the office of the County Clerk of Valencia County, being the most recent official zoning map filed of record in the office.
   (C)   Reference to zoning map.  For the precise location of all zoning district and overlay district boundaries within the unincorporated areas of Valencia County, reference shall be made to the official zoning map, which shall be the final authority as to the current zoning status of any land and water areas, or buildings or structures in the county.
   (D)   Changes in conformity with ordinance.
      (1)   No changes of any nature shall be made on the official zoning map or matter shown thereon except in conformity with the procedures set forth in this chapter.
      (2)   Any unauthorized change of whatever kind by any person shall be considered a violation of this chapter and punishable as provided under § 154.999 of this chapter.
      (3)   Unless any prior official zoning map has been lost, or has been totally destroyed, any or all prior map(s) or any significant parts thereof remaining shall be preserved, as shall all available records pertaining to its adoption or amendments.
(Ord. 2004-05, passed 9-15-2004)  Penalty, see § 154.999