10-1-2: PURPOSE:
This title is adopted for the purpose of:
   A.    Protecting the public health, safety, morals, comfort, convenience and general welfare;
   B.    Dividing the city into zones and districts, restricting and regulating therein the location, construction, reconstruction, alteration and use of structures and land;
   C.    Promoting orderly development of the residential, business, industrial, recreational and public areas;
   D.    Providing adequate light, air and convenience of access to property;
   E.    Limiting congestion in the public right of way;
   F.    Preventing overcrowding of land and undue concentration of structures by regulating the use of land and buildings and the bulk of buildings in relation to the land and buildings surrounding them;
   G.    Providing for compatibility of different land uses and the most appropriate use of land throughout the city;
   H.    Providing for a more orderly transition from a rural to an urban or suburban environment; and
   I.    Implementing the policies and goals of the city comprehensive plan. (Ord. 1098, 11-8-2004)