§42-7. Interpretation of District Boundaries
The following rules of interpretation shall be applicable to the zoning map:
A. District Designation. A district name on the zoning map indicates the regulations pertaining to the district
designated by that name, or abbreviation of same, and extending throughout the whole area bounded by the
district boundary lines within which such name or abbreviation is shown, except as otherwise provided.
B. District Boundary Determination. Where uncertainty exists as to the boundaries of any district, the following
general rules of interpretation shall apply. It is the duty of the Zoning Administrator to interpret the location
of district boundaries. Any appeal from an interpretation or finding of the Zoning Administrator may be
taken to the Zoning Board of Adjustment as specified in Article XII. General rules of interpretation include:
(1) District boundaries indicated as approximately following:
a. The centerlines of roads, highways or alleys shall be construed to follow those centerlines;
b. Platted lot lines shall be construed as following those lot lines;
c. The centerlines of streams, rivers or other bodies of water shall be construed to follow those
d. Railroad tracks shall be construed to be centerline of the main track(s).
(2) District boundaries indicated as approximately parallel to, perpendicular to or extensions of features
indicated in §42-7 (Interpretation of District Boundaries) subsection B, items (1)a and (1)b above shall
be so construed and at such distance there from as indicated on the zoning map. Distances not
specifically indicated on the Official Zoning Map shall be determined by the scale of the map.
Where the zoning map shows a district boundary dividing a lot, the lot shall conform to the requirements established
by this Article for the most restrictive district in which that part is located..