§ 155.003  PURPOSE.
   It is the purpose of this chapter to promote growth and development and to regulate and control the division of land within the subdivision approval jurisdiction of the village in order to provide for the legal and orderly division of land by requiring proper description, monumentation and recording of subdivided land and to promote growth of the community which protects the public health and safety and provides essential public services to existing and future residents.  The goals of this chapter shall be to promote:
   (A)   Conformance with the Chatham Comprehensive Plan.
   (B)   Provision of adequate public services including public water and sewer, electricity, and police and fire protection to land to be developed.
   (C)   Prevention of development on unsuitable land.
   (D)   Provision of safe and efficient street network.
   (E)   Prevention of agricultural/residential conflicts.
   (F)   Conservation and protection of natural resources.
   (G)   Prevention of inappropriate development in or filling of the 100 year floodplain.
   (H)   Establishment of lots that are of a practical size and shape.
   (I)   Enhancement and preservation of aesthetic qualities.
   (J)   Providing for perpetual maintenance of private drainage works.
(Ord. 94-01, passed 1-25-94; Am. Ord. 10-01, passed 1-12-10)