11-1-2: PURPOSE:
The purposes of this title are:
   A.   To safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare by establishing certain standards of design, improvement, survey and construction of land developments hereafter platted in all areas of the city;
   B.   To provide and ensure the orderly and proper growth thereof;
   C.   To aid in the prevention of pollution of land or water resources;
   D.   To encourage new concepts and innovations in the arrangement of building sites;
   E.   To protect, enhance and preserve the city's lands; and
   F.   To provide for the continued protection and beneficial use of all waters appurtenant to lands within the city. (1973 Code § 16.04.020)