(A) A person commits a misdemeanor if that person operates or causes to be operated a sexually oriented business within any restricted area as defined and described herein.
(B) A person commits an offense if the person operates or causes to be operated a sexually oriented business within one thousand (1,000) feet of:
A church, synagogue, mosque, temple or building which is used primarily for religious worship and related religious activities;
A public or private educational facility including but not limited to child day care facilities, nursery schools, preschools, kindergartens, elementary schools, private schools, intermediate schools, junior high schools, middle schools, high schools, vocational schools, secondary schools, continuation schools, special education schools, junior colleges, and universities; school includes the school grounds or other school property where children may be present, but does not include school facilities used primarily for another purpose;
A boundary of a residential district as defined in any zoning code of any incorporated area of the County or any approved subdivision located within the unincorporated limits of the County;
A public park or recreational area which has been designated for park or recreational activities including but not limited to a park, playground, nature trails, swimming pool, reservoir, athletic field, basketball or tennis courts, pedestrian/bicycle paths, wilderness areas, or other similar public land within the County which is under the control, operation, or management of the County, State, or other recreation authorities;
The property line of a lot devoted to a residential use as approved by the County Board;
An entertainment business which is oriented primarily towards children or family entertainment; or
A licensed premises, licensed pursuant to the alcoholic beverage control regulations of the State.
(C) A person commits a Class A misdemeanor if that person causes or permits the operation, establishment, substantial enlargement, or transfer of ownership or control of a sexually oriented business within one thousand (1,000) feet of another sexually oriented business.
(D) A person commits a Class A misdemeanor if that person causes or permits the operation, establishment, or maintenance of more than one sexually oriented business in the same building, structure, or portion thereof, or the increase of floor area of any sexually oriented business in any building, structure, or portion thereof containing another sexually oriented business.
(E) For the purpose of subsection (B) of this Section, measurement shall be made in a straight line, without regard to the intervening structures or objects, from the nearest portion of the building or structure used as the part of the premises where a sexually oriented business is conducted, to the nearest property line of the premises of a use listed in subsection (B). Presence of a city, county or other political subdivision boundary shall be irrelevant for purposes of calculating and applying the distance requirements of this Section.
(F) For purposes of subsection (C) of this Section, the distance between any two sexually oriented businesses shall be measured in a straight line, without regard to the intervening structures or objects or political boundaries, from the closest exterior wall of the structure in which each business is located.
(G) Any sexually oriented business lawfully operating on the date of enactment of this Code, that is in violation of subsection (A) through (F) of this Section shall be deemed a nonconforming use. The nonconforming udse will be permitted to continue for a period not to exceed one (1) year, unless sooner terminated for any reason or voluntarily discontinued for a period of thirty (30) days or more. Such nonconforming uses shall not be increased, enlarged, extended, or altered except that the use may be changed to a conforming use. If two or more sexually oriented businesses are within one thousand (1,000) feet of one another and otherwise in a permissible location, the sexually oriented business which was first established and continually operating at a particular location is the conforming use and the later established business(es) is/are nonconforming.
(H) A sexually oriented business lawfully operating as a conforming use is not rendered a nonconforming use by the location, subsequent to the grant or renewal of the sexually oriented business license, of a use listed in subsection (B) of this Section within one thousand (1,000) feet of the sexually oriented business. This provision applies only to the renewal of a valid license, and does not apply when an application for a license is submitted after a license has expired or been revoked.