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A zoning permit shall be required under the following circumstances:
(a) The construction or structural alteration of any building or accessory structure/building or the use of lots, an accessory structure/buildings, and/or characteristics of the use.
(b) The change in use of any structure, building or parcel of land. For the purpose of this Zoning Ordinance, the term change in use shall be identified in the following manner:
(1) Residential. For the purpose of this section, the residential use categories are as follows:
A. Single-family dwelling;
B. Two-family dwelling; and
C. Multi-family dwelling.
A change in use status will exist when a residential structure(s) is converted from one use category to another. Such a conversion shall be made in conformance with all applicable sections of this Zoning Ordinance prior to the issuance of a zoning permit.
(2) Commercial and other nonresidential uses. In this category, a change in use status will exist when the previous or existing use of a structure, building or portion thereof is or has ceased and the new or converted use is not the same as the previous or existing use. Such conversions shall be made in conformance with all applicable sections of this Zoning Ordinance prior to the issuance of a zoning permit.
A. The change in use of land.
B. The erection or enlargement of signage as regulated by Chapter 1280.
C. For any other purpose in which the issuance of a zoning permit is mandated by this Zoning Ordinance.
(Ord. 2013-01. Passed 2-5-13; Ord. 2019-04. Passed 4-2-19.)