This chapter is adopted for the purpose of:
   (A)   Protecting the public health, safety, comfort, convenience and general welfare;
   (B)   Dividing the city into use districts restricting and regulating therein the location, construction, reconstruction, alterations and use of the structures and land;
   (C)   Promoting orderly development of the residential, business, industrial, recreational and public areas;
   (D)   Providing for adequate light, air and convenience, of access to property by regulating the use of land and buildings and the bulk of buildings in relation to surrounding properties;
   (E)   Limiting congestion in the public right-of-way;
   (F)   Providing for the administration of this chapter and 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. 110, passed 4-23-1991)