A.   Purpose: The purpose of this title is:
      1.   To provide for the orderly growth and harmonious development of the town; to ensure adequate traffic circulation through coordinated street systems with relation to major thoroughfares, adjoining subdivisions and public facilities;
      2.   To achieve individual property lots of reasonable utility and livability;
      3.   To secure adequate provisions for water supply, drainage, sanitary sewerage and other health requirements;
      4.   To ensure consideration for adequate sites for schools, recreation areas and other public facilities;
      5.   To promote the conveyance of land by accurate legal description; and
      6.   To provide procedures for the achievement of this purpose.
   B.   Intent: In its interpretation and application, the provisions of this title are intended to provide a common ground of understanding and equitable working relationship between public and private interests to the end that both independent and mutual objectives can be achieved in the subdivision of land. (1988 Code § 14-1-1)