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18A.40.430 Applicability - Sexually Oriented Business land uses.
This section is included in your selections.

A. This section shall apply to all SOB land uses, as defined herein or as may be hereafter defined, located within the City of Lakewood.

B. Any SOB that lawfully existed, held all valid and necessary business licenses, and operated within the boundaries of any SOBO identified in “Exhibit A” as of the effective date of this Ordinance shall be considered a conforming land use.

C. Any SOB that lawfully existed, held all valid and necessary business licenses, and operated within the City in a location or parcel of property not completely within the boundaries of a SOBO as of the date of passage of this Ordinance shall be considered a vested but nonconforming land use.

D. All new applications for SOB business licenses shall be denied unless the application clearly identifies a business location and premises located within a SOBO and the application is in compliance with all requirements stated in this title.

E. If a new application for a SOB business license shows a SOB business location or premises address upon a parcel of land partially within a SOBO, the application shall be approved if the application conforms in all other ways with the requirements of this title and at least 75 percent of the square footage of the parcel upon which the SOB is proposed is located within a SOBO. [Ord. 358 § 6, 2004.]

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