§ 152.002  PURPOSE.
   (A)   In order to safeguard the best interests of the city and to assist the subdivider in harmonizing his or her interests with those of the city at large, the following chapter is adopted in order that adherence to same will bring results beneficial to both parties.
   (B)   It is the purpose of this chapter to:
      (1)   Encourage well planned, efficient, and attractive subdivisions by establishing adequate standards for design and construction;
      (2)   Provide for the health and safety and general welfare of residents by requiring the necessary services such as properly designed streets and adequate sewage and water service;
      (3)   Place the cost of improvements against those benefitting from their construction;
      (4)   Secure the rights of the public with respect to public lands and waters; and
      (5)   Make certain regulations and requirements for the platting of land within the city pursuant to the authority contained in Minnesota Statutes Annotated, including M.S. § 462.358 and M.S. Ch. 505, as they may be amended from time to time, which regulations the City Council deems necessary for the health, safety, and general welfare of this community.