16.02.010 – Purpose

The purpose of this Title and subsequent regulation is as follows:

A.     To provide one of several means for carrying out the intent of the Comprehensive Plan,

         thus helping to insure sound, harmonious subdivision development and community

         growth, and to safeguard the interest of the homeowner, the Subdivider, the investor, and

         the City.

B.      To provide permanent assets to the City.

C.      To prevent scattered development beyond existing public utilities and prevent excessive

         development costs.

D.     To assure the development of land for optimum use with the highest possible standards of

         design and necessary protection against deterioration and obsolescence.

E.      To assure the orderly development of all land within the City.

F.      To limit and control the pollution of the environment that can be caused by inadequate or

         incomplete urban development.

G.     To provide common grounds of understanding and a sound working relationship between

         the City and the Subdivider.

H.     To lessen congestion of streets and highways.

I.       To provide for adequate light and air.

J.       To facilitate adequate provisions for transportation, water, storm water management,

         sewerage, schools, and other public necessities.

K.     To ensure proper legal description and proper monumenting of subdivided land.

L.      To coordinate new subdivision design within the design of the City as a whole.

(2018-M-29: § 1)