(A)   All former zoning ordinances and subsequent amendments adopted, by the city are hereby repealed in their entirety.
   (B)   This chapter is adopted for the purpose of:
      (1)   Protecting the public health, safety, morals, comfort, convenience and general welfare;
      (2)   Promoting orderly development of the residential, commercial, industrial, recreational and public areas;
      (3)   Providing adequate light, air and convenience of access of property;
      (4)   Providing for the compatibility of different land uses and the most appropriate use of land throughout the city; and
      (5)   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.
(Ord. 75, passed 12-27-1990)