10-1-2: PURPOSE:
This title is designed and enacted for the purpose of promoting the health, safety, morals, convenience, order, prosperity and welfare of the present and future inhabitants of the City, including, amongst other things, the lessening of congestion on the streets or roads, securing safety from fire and other danger, providing adequate light and air, the classification of land uses and distribution of land development and utilization, protection of the tax base, securing economy in governmental expenditures, protection of the environment, and the protection of both urban and nonurban development of the City. (Ord., 11-14-1974)