[Amended 10-1-2008 by L.L. No. 5-2008]
For the purpose of this chapter, the Town of Elma is hereby divided into eight classes of zones, for which regulations limiting height, bulk and arrangement of buildings have been prepared in Article XI, hereinafter referred to as:
These zone classes are shown on the Zoning Map hereinafter described and are indicated by colors and/or cross-hatching, as shown in the legend, and this map, and all amendments thereto, is hereby made part of this chapter.
The Zoning Map, when duly certified, shall be filed and displayed in the office of the Town Clerk and with the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Planning Board.
All amendments which shall be made at any time shall be filed by the Town Clerk with the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Planning Board.
The boundaries of each of the created zones are hereby established as shown on the map entitled "Zoning Map — Town of Elma," on public display in the office of the Town Clerk, and which is hereby declared to be a part of this chapter.
The Zone boundary lines are intended generally to parallel street lines at right angular distances there from as indicated in the legend and to follow existing lot lines or their extensions or corporate boundary lines as indicated on the Zoning Map. In cases of conflict of boundaries, the Zoning Map shall prevail.
From and after the date this chapter becomes effective, every building or portion of building erected, altered, added to, converted or relocated and every use within a building or accessory thereto or upon any premises in any zone shall be in conformity with the provisions of this chapter.