11-1-2: PURPOSE:
This title is enacted for the purposes of promoting the health, safety, morals, and general welfare of the community; lessening congestion in the streets; securing safety from fire, panic, and other dangers; providing adequate light and air; preventing the overcrowding of land; avoiding undue concentration of population; facilitating the adequate provision of transportation, water, sewerage, schools, parks, and other public requirements; conserving the value of buildings and encouraging the most appropriate use of land throughout the community; and promoting the development of the community in accordance with a Comprehensive Plan. (Ord. 939, 11-14-2011)