10-1-2: PURPOSE:
The zoning regulations and districts, as hereinafter set forth, have been made in accordance with a comprehensive study of the city with reasonable consideration, among other things, being given to the existing and potential uses for each of the districts, to the character of the districts as they relate to the community, to the conservation of land and building values, and to the most appropriate use of land throughout the city. This title is designed to promote the health and the general welfare; prevent overcrowding of land; avoid undue concentration of population; prevent scattered, haphazard, new growth; avoid land use conflicts; upgrade and maintain an attractive appearance; and to facilitate the adequate provision of streets, utilities, schools, parks and other public facilities. (Ord. 1978-1, 3-8-1978, as amended)