§ 154.005 PURPOSES.
   This chapter is adopted for the purposes of:
   (A)   Protecting and promoting the public health, safety and general welfare;
   (B)   Implementing adopted plans and policies, specifically the County Land Resource Management Plan;
   (C)   Enhancing residents’ quality of life;
   (D)   Promoting environmentally responsible development practices;
   (E)   Conserving, protecting and enhancing property values;
   (F)   Facilitating the provision of adequate public facilities and improvements;
   (G)   Maintaining a range of housing choices and options;
   (H)   Providing for orderly growth and development;
   (I)   Safeguarding the public against flood damage, soil erosion and sedimentation;
   (J)   Prescribing reasonable rules and regulations governing subdividing and platting;
   (K)   Establishing clear and efficient procedures for the preparation, submission, approval and recordation of subdivision plats; and
   (L)   Providing remedies for violations and reasonable means of enforcing the chapter.
(Ord. passed 7-8-1970; Res. 09-167, passed 6-18-2009)