This title is enacted pursuant to article XI, section II of the constitution of the state of California and to the provisions of chapter 4, title 7 (section 65000 and subsequent sections), chapter 10, title 3 (sections 26027 and 26028) and of chapter 2, title 5 (section 50495) of the California Government Code. This title establishes certain regulations on land and structures in order to protect and promote the health, safety, and welfare of the public, and ensure the orderly development of the city. The purpose of this title, among other further and more specific purposes, is to preserve and enhance the quality of the human environment, to promote the most desirable use of land, to conserve property values, to strengthen the economic base of the city, and to safeguard the public from future undue expenditures, all of which are in accordance with, and in implementation of, the general plan of the city. (Ord. 1474, 1-8-1991)