§ 194.003  PURPOSE.
   In adopting this chapter, the Town Council is acting for the purpose of:
   (A)   Promoting the public health, safety, comfort, morals, convenience and general welfare;
   (B)   Guiding the future development of the town;
   (C)   Securing adequate light, air, convenience of access and safety from fire, flood and other danger;
   (D)   Lessening or avoiding congestion in public ways;
   (E)   Ensuring that the needs of agriculture, industry and business be recognized in future growth;
   (F)   Ensuring that residential areas provide healthful surroundings for family life;
   (G)   Ensuring that growth be commensurate with and promotive of the efficient and economical use of public funds;
   (H)   Preserving, maintaining and enhancing the architectural and aesthetic characteristics of the town;
   (I)   Regulating the number, size, type and style of signs permitted on all properties;
   (J)   Fixing reasonable standards to which buildings and structures shall conform;
   (K)   Assuring the orderly use of land developed within the planning area of the master development plan for the town;
   (L)   Defining the powers and duties of the administrative officers and bodies as provided herein; and
   (M)   Otherwise accomplishing the purposes of I.C. 36-7-4 et seq.
(Ord. 2000-16, passed 8-28-2000, § 1.3)