12-1-3: POLICY:
   A.    It is the policy of the city to consider the subdivision of land and the subsequent development of the subdivided land as subject to the control of the city pursuant to the comprehensive plan of the city for the orderly, planned, efficient, and economical development of the city.
   B.    Land to be subdivided shall be of such character that it can be used safely for building purposes without danger to health or peril from fire, flood, or other menace, and land shall not be subdivided until adequate public facilities and improvements exist and proper provision has been made for drainage, water, sewerage, and capital improvements such as schools, parks, recreational facilities, transportation facilities and improvements.
   C.    The existing and proposed public improvements shall conform to and be properly related to the proposals shown in the comprehensive plan, and the capital budget and program of the city, and it is intended that these regulations shall supplement and facilitate the enforcement of the provisions and standards contained in building and housing codes, the zoning ordinance, the comprehensive plan, land use plan, and the capital budget of the city.
   D.    Land that has been subdivided prior to the effective date hereof should, whenever possible, be brought into conformity with these regulations to further the purposes of this title as set forth in section 12-1-2 of this chapter. (Ord. 232, 12-2-2002)