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14.20.020 Application of regulations.
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The regulations set by this chapter within each zone shall be minimum regulations and shall

apply uniformly to each class or kind of structure or land, except as hereinafter provided:

(a) No building or land shall hereafter be used or occupied and no building or part thereof shall be erected, moved, or altered unless in conformity with the regulations specified in this chapter for the zone in which it is located.

(b) No structure shall hereafter be erected or altered:

(1) To exceed the height;

(2) To accommodate or house a greater number of families;

(3) To occupy a greater percentage of lot area; or,

(4) To have a narrower or smaller rear yard, front yard, or side yard than is specified herein for the zone in which such building is located.

(c) No yard or other open space provided about any building for the purpose of complying with the provisions of this chapter shall be considered as providing a yard or open space for any other building, and no yard or open space on one lot shall be considered as providing a yard or open space on any other lot.

(d) No yard or lot existing at the time of passage of the ordinance shall be reduced in size or area below the minimum requirements set forth herein. Yards or lots created after the effective date of the ordinance codified in this section shall meet at least the minimum requirements established by this chapter.

(e) Whenever there is a conflict between this chapter and other ordinances pertaining to the regulation of property within the City, the most restrictive regulation shall apply.

(Ords. 925, 990, 1862-2000)

(Ord. 1862-2000; Ord. 990; Ord. 925.)