§ 157.002  PURPOSE.
   The regulations contained herein are necessary to encourage the most appropriate uses of land; to maintain and stabilize the value of property; to reduce fire hazards and improve safety and safeguard the public hazards; to prevent undue concentration of population; and to create a comprehensive and stable pattern of land uses upon which to plan for transportation, water supply, sewerage, schools, parks, public utilities and other facilities. In interpreting and applying the provisions of these regulations, they shall be held to be necessary for the promotion of the public health, safety, comfort, convenience and general welfare.
(`93 Code, § 12-202)  (Ord. 1040, passed 4-12-83)