26.0330 Nonconforming buildings.

(a) A nonconforming building may be maintained and repaired, except as otherwise provided in this section.

(b) A building nonconforming as to use regulations may not be added to or enlarged in any manner unless the building, including such additions and enlargements, is made to conform to all the regulations of the zone in which it is located.

(c) A building nonconforming as to height or yard regulations may be added to or enlarged if such addition or enlargement conforms to all the regulations of the zone in which it is located.

(d) A nonconforming building which is damaged or partially destroyed by fire, flood, wind, earthquake or other calamity to the extent of not more than 50% of its value at the time of such damage or destruction may be restored if the total cost of such restoration does not exceed 50% of the value of the building at the time of such damage or destruction. Where the damage or destruction exceeds the value, the building may not be repaired or reconstructed unless the entire building is made to conform to all regulations for a new building in the zone in which it is located.

History: 1965, PL, 9-19.