11-2-26 Continuance of nonconforming uses permitted--Discontinuance.
Continuance of nonconforming uses permitted--Discontinuance.
Any lawful use,
lot, or occupancy of land or premises existing at the time of the adoption of the zoning ordinance
may be continued, even though the use, lot, or occupation does not conform to the provisions of the
ordinance. However, if the nonconforming use, lot, or occupancy is discontinued for a period of
more than one year, any subsequent use, lot, or occupancy of the land or premises shall conform with
the zoning ordinance.
Source: SL 1941, ch 216, § 8; SDC Supp 1960, § 12.20A08; SL 1967, ch 20, § 12; SL 2000, ch 69,