The lawful use of land existing on the effective date of areas zoned or rezoned under Chapters 20.02 through 20.60, although such use does not conform to the regulations specified by Chapters 20.02 through 20.60 for the district in which such land is located, is a nonconforming use and may be continued as hereinafter provided, except that no such use shall be enlarged or increased nor be extended to occupy a greater area than that occupied by such use at the time the area is zoned or rezoned under Chapters 20.02 through 20.60 except as provided by Section 20.50.050C and except for the replacement of a mobile home with a larger mobile home. If any such use ceases for a period of one year, including a nonconforming mobile home, the subsequent use of such land shall be in conformance with the regulations of Chapters 20.02 through 20.60. Should a nonconforming mobile home be damaged or destroyed by fire, flood, explosion , or act of God, that mobile home can be destruction of the mobile home. A nonconforming mobile home is a right that is transferable by the owner of the land upon which it situated. Any billboard or outdoor advertising sign, except as otherwise permitted in any R-1A, R-2A, R-1, R-2 or R-3 district that is located within any R-1A, R-2A, R-1, R-2 or R-3 district shall be removed within five years from and after the effective date an area is zoned or rezoned under Chapters 20.02 through 20.60. Any truck terminal or truck repair shop or junkyard located within any R-1A, R-2A, R-1, R-2 or R-3 district shall be removed within seven years from and after the effective date an area is zoned or rezoned under Chapters 20.02 through 20.60.
(Ord. 78-25 (part) 1978 Ord. 73-16 §§ 1, 2, 1973 Ord. 67-10 §§ 5.0200, 5.0201, 1967.)