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Article III. Fountain District Urban Village
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A. Regulations specified within this article shall apply to the use of land within the fountain district urban village.

B. Should the provisions of this article conflict with any other provision of the Bellingham Municipal Code, except critical areas ordinance, shoreline master program, stormwater regulations or Chapter 20.28 BMC, Infill Housing, the provisions of this article shall apply.

C. Nonconformity. Nonconforming uses and buildings that are damaged or destroyed by sudden accidental cause may be reconstructed to those configurations existing immediately prior to the time the development was damaged, provided a complete building permit application for repair and reconstruction is submitted within 12 months of the occurrence of the damage or destruction. The planning and community development director (“director”) may extend the application deadline upon finding that the applicant is experiencing undue hardship from unforeseen circumstances in meeting the deadline. [Ord. 2010-10-057].