Wake Forest Unified Development Ordinance - July 2022

Nonconformities 13.6 Nonconforming Manufactured Home Parks


building or part thereof declared to be unsafe by any public official charged with protecting the public safety, health and welfare pursuant to orders of such official. C. Damage or Destruction 1. Should a non-conforming structure or non-conforming portion of a structure be destroyed by any means to an extent of more than 50% of its replacement cost at the time of destruction, it shall not be reconstructed except in conformity with the provisions of this ordinance. 2. The above requirement does not apply to single-family dwellings and accessory buildings or structures located in any historic district, designated as a local landmark, or individually listed on the North Carolina study list or the National Register of Historic Places. Structures meeting these classifications may be reconstructed as long as such reconstruction does not increase the nonconformity of the original structure. D. Manufactured Homes: No Class C manufactured home shall be removed for more than 48 hours and replaced unless its lot and stand conform to the requirements of this ordinance. E. Nonconforming Non-Residential Structures within a Floodway or Flood Fringe : Any nonconforming structure wholly or partly within a Special Flood Hazard Area may be flood-proofed according to methods and specifications set for in the publication of the Office of the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, entitled Flood-proofing Regulations, a copy of which shall be kept on file in the Office of the Town Clerk.

13.5.4. Standards For Nonconforming Accessory Uses and Structures

No nonconforming accessory use or accessory structure shall continue after the principal use or structure is terminated by abandonment, damage, or destruction unless such accessory use or structure is made to conform to the standards for the zoning district in which it is located. No nonconforming accessory use or structure shall become or replace any terminated principal nonconforming use or structure except as permitted in Section 13.5.3.C.2 above.

13.6. Nonconforming Manufactured Home Parks Manufactured home parks existing at the time of the adoption of this ordinance shall not be allowed to expand or increase in any manner unless such expansion meets fully the requirements set forth in this ordinance. 13.7. Nonconforming Signs A non-conforming sign is one that was established prior to effective date of this ordinance or by subsequent amendment thereto, but does not conform to the sign regulations in Chapter 11. No enlargement, extension or structural alterations of any non-conforming sign or part thereof is permitted unless in conformance with the regulations found herein. Removal of a non-conforming sign, except for normal maintenance, will require that sign to conform if it is replaced. B. If the non-conforming sign is damaged 50% or more of its assessed value, such signs may be reconstructed only in compliance with the regulations found herein. C. Nothing in this ordinance shall prevent the normal maintenance of an existing non- conforming sign. 13.7.1. Regulations A.

Town of Wake Forest Unified Development Ordinance – July 19, 2022


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