The Mitchell city council deems it necessary, in order to lessen congestion in the streets, to secure safety from fire, panic and other dangers, to promote health and the general welfare, to provide adequate light and air, to prevent the overcrowding of land, to avoid undue concentration of population, to facilitate provision of transportation, water, sewerage, schools, parks and other public requirements, to protect the total environment of the community and its inhabitants, to conserve the value of buildings and property and encourage the most appropriate use of land throughout the city and within its zoning jurisdiction as described and delineated in the master plan for the city, adopted by the Mitchell city planning commission and approved by the Mitchell city council September 1990, as such plan now exists or may be amended, with reasonable consideration and in accordance with such comprehensive plan, to enact this zoning title. The major street plan approved by city council in 2002 is on file with the Davison County register of deeds and displayed at Mitchell City Hall. (Ord. 2408, 10-1-2012)