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This Title is adopted for the purpose of:
A. Protecting the public health, safety, convenience and general welfare.
B. Dividing the City into zones and districts, restricting and regulating therein the location, and use of structures and the land.
C. Promoting orderly development of the residential, business, industrial, recreational and public areas.
D. Providing adequate light, air and convenience of access to property.
E. Limiting congestion in the public rights of way.
F. Preventing overcrowding of land and undue concentration of structures by regulating the use of land and buildings and the bulk of buildings in relation to the land and buildings surrounding them.
G. Providing for the compatibility of different land uses and the most appropriate use of land throughout the City.
H. Securing safety from flood.
I. Reducing waste from excessive mileage of roads.
J. Providing for the administration of this Title and amendments thereto.
K. Defining the powers and duties of the administrative officers and bodies, as provided hereinafter.
L. Prescribing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Title or any amendment thereto. (1998 Code)