17.04.020: PURPOSE:
This title and the regulations and restrictions contained herein are designed and enacted for the purpose of promoting the health, safety, morals, convenience, order, prosperity and general welfare of the present and future inhabitants of the city to:
   A.   Encourage and facilitate the orderly growth and development of the city;
   B.   Provide adequate open space for light and air and prevent overcrowding of the land;
   C.   Secure economy in governmental expenditures, to facilitate adequate provisions for transportation, water, sewerage, schools, parks, and other facilities and services;
   D.   Preserve and create a favorable environment for the citizens and visitors of the city;
   E.   Enhance the economic and cultural well being of the inhabitants of the city;
   F.   Foster the city's residential, business and industrial development;
   G.   Provide classification of land uses and distribution of land development and utilization;
   H.   Promote the development of a wholesome, serviceable and attractive city resulting from an orderly, planned use of resources. (Ord. 07-30 § 2)