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This Title is adopted for the following purposes:
A. To promote and protect the public health, safety, morals, comfort and general welfare of the people.
B. To divide the Village into zones or districts restricting and regulating therein the location, erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration and use of buildings, structures and land for residence, business or other specified uses.
C. To protect the character and the stability of the residential, planned business and planned industrial areas within the Village and to promote the orderly and beneficial development of such areas.
D. To provide adequate light, air, privacy and convenience of access to property.
E. To regulate the intensity of use of lot areas, and to determine the area of open spaces surrounding buildings, necessary to provide adequate light and air, and to protect the public health.
F. To establish building lines and the locations of buildings designed for residential, planned business and other uses within such areas.
G. To fix reasonable standards to which buildings or structures shall conform therein.
H. To prohibit uses, buildings or structures incompatible with the character or development or intended uses within specified zoning districts.
I. To prevent additions to or alterations or remodeling of existing buildings or structures in such a way as to avoid the restrictions and limitations imposed hereunder.
J. To limit congestion in the public streets and protect the public health, safety, convenience and general welfare by providing for off-street parking of motor vehicles and the loading and unloading of commercial vehicles.
K. To protect against fire, explosion, noxious fumes and other hazards in the interest of public health, safety, comfort and general welfare.
L. To prevent the overcrowding of land and undue concentration of structures, so far as is possible and appropriate in each district, by regulating the use and bulk of buildings in relation to the land surrounding them.
M. To conserve the taxable value of land and buildings throughout the Village.
N. To provide for the gradual elimination of nonconforming uses of land, buildings and structures which are adversely affecting the character and value of desirable development in each district.
O. To define and limit the powers and duties of the administrative officers and bodies as provided herein.
P. To protect the air water and land resources of the Village from the hazards of pollution.
Q. To protect land and buildings and the lawful uses of land and buildings from natural hazards including flooding and erosion.
R. To prescribe penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Title, or any amendment hereto.