§ 153.001  PURPOSE.
   In order to lessen congestion in the streets; to secure safety from fire, panic and other dangers; to promote health and the general welfare; to provide adequate light and air; to prevent the overcrowding of land; to avoid undue concentration of population; to facilitate the adequate provisions of transportation, sewerage, schools, parks and other public requirements; to conserve the value of buildings and encourage the most appropriate use of land throughout the corporate area, all in accordance with a comprehensive plan, there is hereby adopted and established an official zoning plan of the town.  This zoning plan is adopted pursuant to the authority vested in the town by its charter and G.S. Ch. 160A, Art. 19.
(1993 Code, § 91.001)  (Ord. passed 4-6-1981)