1274.01  INTENT.
   As used in this Zoning Code, "public facilities" means facilities classified as main and accessory buildings and uses in the schedule provided in Section 1274.02(a).  Public Facilities Districts and regulations therefor are established in order to achieve, among others, the following purposes:
   (a)   To provide proper zoning classifications for governmental, civic, health, welfare, educational and recreational facilities in proper locations and to an extent so as to promote the general safety, convenience, comfort and welfare;
   (b)   To protect such public and semipublic facilities and institutions from the encroachment of certain other uses;
   (c)   To assure that such public and semipublic facilities shall be compatible with adjoining residential uses;
   (d)   To provide an environment for the proper functioning of public facilities in relation to the City's adopted land use or street plan and other plans for community facilities; and
   (e)   To alert the public to the location of parcels either intended or currently being used for public facilities.
(Ord. 1988-172.  Passed 10-17-88; Ord. 97-60.  Passed 4-15-97.)