12-1-2: AUTHORITY:
In order to promote the health, safety, and general welfare of present and future residents, and to bring about the coordinated, efficient, and economic development of the city, the following regulations for the subdividing and developing of land are adopted pursuant to all the powers and authority derived from the charter of the city. The exercise of the powers of subdivision regulation are intended to be in pursuance of this grant of authority and not under state statutes, except, with respect to those matters of general state concern as to which state law controls under the state constitution. The city also may exercise powers of subdivision regulation granted by the state in respect to matters of general state concern. (Ord. 5157, 8-10-1981)