This chapter is adopted for the purpose of:
   (A)   Protecting the public health, safety, morals, comfort, convenience and general welfare;
   (B)   Providing orderly development of the residential, commercial, agricultural, recreational and public areas;
   (C)   Dividing the City into zones and districts and regulating therein the location and use of structures and land;
   (D)   Conserving the natural and scenic beauty and attractiveness of the community;
   (E)   Providing for the compatibility of different land uses and the most appropriate use of land throughout the community;
   (F)   Providing for the administration of this chapter and the amendments thereto;
   (G)   Defining the powers and duties of the administrative officers and bodies as provided hereinafter; and
   (H)   Prescribing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this chapter or any amendment thereto.
(Ord. passed 3-20-2002, § 1, sub. 2)