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166.01  PURPOSE.
The purpose of this chapter is to provide rules, regulations and standards to guide land subdivision in the City and in the area within two miles of the City limits in order to promote the public health, safety, convenience and general welfare of the City.  This chapter shall be administered to ensure the orderly growth and development, the conservation, protection and proper use of land and adequate provision for circulation, utilities and services.  To ensure the fulfillment of the purposes of this chapter the City, pursuant to Section 354.9 of the Code of Iowa, does hereby exercise its right of review and approval of all land subdivisions within an area of two miles of the City’s corporate limits.