17-1-0500 Purpose and intent.
   This Zoning Ordinance is adopted for the purpose of:
   17-1-0501 promoting the public health, safety and general welfare;
   17-1-0502 preserving the overall quality of life for residents and visitors;
   17-1-0503 protecting the character of established residential neighborhoods;
   17-1-0504 maintaining economically vibrant as well as attractive business and commercial areas;
   17-1-0505 retaining and expanding the city's industrial base;
   17-1-0506 implementing the policies and goals contained with officially adopted plans, including the Central Area Plan;
   17-1-0507 promoting pedestrian, bicycle and transit use;
   17-1-0508 maintaining orderly and compatible land use and development patterns;
   17-1-0509 ensuring adequate light, air, privacy, and access to property;
   17-1-0510 encouraging environmentally responsible development practices;
   17-1-0511 promoting rehabilitation and reuse of older buildings;
   17-1-0512 maintaining a range of housing choices and options;
   17-1-0513 establishing clear and efficient development review and approval procedures;
   17-1-0514 accommodating growth and development that complies with the preceding stated purposes; and
   17-1-0515 Enabling the city to establish an integrated network of city digital signs.
(Added Coun. J. 5-26-04, p. 25275; Amend Coun. J. 12-12-12, p. 44485, § 6)