(a)    Interpretation. The provisions of these Subdivision Regulations shall be held to be the minimum requirements adopted for the promotion of health, safety and welfare of the people of Macedonia, Ohio. These Regulations are not intended to repeal, abrogate, annul or in any manner interfere with any existing laws, zoning ordinances, covenants or rules provided, however, where these regulations impose a greater restriction than is required by such existing laws, covenants or rules, the provisions of the regulations shall govern.
   (b)    Purpose. The provisions herein set forth are adopted to secure and provide for the coordination of streets within the subdivision with existing streets, roads or highways; for the proper amount of open spaces for traffic, circulation and utilities; and for the avoidance of future congestion of population detrimental to the public health, safety or welfare; to provide for the construction of streets, and other facilities deemed necessary or appropriate in the public interest; to insure and promote sound community growth; to protect against deterioration and obsolescence; and to safeguard the interests of the owners or occupants of property, the subdividers and local government.
(Ord. 46-1962. Passed 8-17-62.)