§ 153.002  PURPOSE AND SCOPE.
   This chapter is enacted for the purpose of securing light, air, convenience of access and safety from fire, flood and other danger; for the lessening or avoiding of congestion in the public streets; for the promoting of the public heath, safety, comfort, morals, convenience and general public welfare; for promoting the orderly development of the city and its environs by classifying, regulating and limiting the subdivision of lands by regulating and determining the area of front, rear and other open spaces about such buildings; by regulating and determining the use and intensity of use of land and lot areas; and by regulating and restricting the design, location, and construction of streets, alleys, rights-of-way and utility easements, all in accordance with the comprehensive plan for the desirable future development of the city and for providing a method of administering the provisions hereinafter prescribed and providing penalties for the violation thereof.
(Ord. - -, passed - -)