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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 health, 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 height, area, bulk and use of buildings hereinafter erected; by regulating and determining the area of front, rear and side yards, courts and other open spaces about such buildings; by regulating and determining the use and intensity of use of land and lot areas; by classifying, regulating and restricting the location of trades, callings, industries, commercial enterprises, and the location of buildings designed for specific uses; by classifying and designating the rural lands amongst agricultural, industrial, commercial, residential and other uses or purposes, all in accordance with the comprehensive plan for the desirable future development of the City of Lawrenceburg; and for providing a method of administering and amending the provisions hereinafter prescribed and providing penalties for the violation thereof.
(Ord. 99-14, passed 12-20-99; Am. Ord. 16-2003, passed 11-17-03)