(A)   These Development Standards are intended to enhance and maintain the quality of the community by providing guidance for property development and design, including new single-unit residences, multi-unit residences, commercial, and industrial areas. The Development Standards are composed of development and design guidelines that provide the basis for development review and are for the benefit of all.
   (B)   Improving these Development Standards is the desire and in the best interest of everyone. The Town of Colorado City (hereafter referred to as “town,” and the City of Hildale (hereafter referred to as “city”) encourage everyone’s suggestions. The staff, Planning Commission, and legislative body of each jurisdiction will consider each suggestion.
   (C)   All development shall comply with the code of ordinances of the jurisdiction and the state statute/code wherein the development is located. Any unauthorized development shall be unlawful, against the public safety and welfare, and a public nuisance, and the town/city may immediately commence all necessary actions or proceedings for the abatement, enjoinment and removal thereof in the manner provided by A.R.S. § 9-467 (if within town) and Utah Code § 10-9a-802 (if within the city), and may take other lawful steps and may apply to the court or courts as may have jurisdiction to grant such relief as will abate, enjoin and restrain any person, firm, partnership, or corporation from setting up, developing, erecting, building, moving or maintaining any such building, developing or selling any property contrary to the provisions of these Development Standards.
   (D)   Violations of the provisions of this code are considered civil code infractions subject to general penalties specified in Town Code § 10.99 General Penalty and City Code Chapter 4, Ordinance Violations and Penalties, except that violations of this code shall not be considered a separate offense for each day that the violation continues.
   (E)   If a provision/rule/regulation in these “Development Standards” conflicts with another provision/rule/regulation in these “Development Standards” or any other town/city code, the more restrictive provision/rule/regulation shall apply unless approved by the town/city planning commission.
   (F)   The Development Standards in this document shall comply with the Fair Housing Act contained in U.S. Code: Title 42 U.S.C. §§ 3601 et seq.
(Ord. 2017-02, passed 11-13-2017)