10-1-2: PURPOSE:
   A.   This title is designed and enacted for the purpose of promoting the health, safety, convenience, order, prosperity and welfare of the present and future inhabitants, and to promote and provide for the peace and good order, comfort, convenience, and aesthetics of the present and future inhabitants and businesses of the city, including, among other things, the lessening of congestion in the streets or roads, securing safety from fire and other dangers, providing adequate light and air, classifying land uses and land development and protecting the tax base, securing economy in governmental expenditures, fostering agricultural and other industries, protecting urban and nonurban development, and protecting property values.
   B.   To accomplish the purposes of this title, the city may enact ordinances, resolutions, and rules and may enter into other forms of land use controls and development agreements that it considers necessary or appropriate for the use and development of land within the city, including ordinances, resolutions, rules, restrictive covenants, easements, and development agreements governing uses, density, open spaces, structures, buildings, energy efficiency, light and air, air quality, transportation and public or alternative transportation, infrastructure, street and building orientation and width requirements, public facilities, and height and location of vegetation, trees, and landscaping, unless expressly prohibited by law. (Ord. 2007-25, 10-3-2007)