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19.16.010 Purpose

            The purpose of this Chapter is to promote the health, safety, and general welfare of the public; to facilitate the development of an orderly, attractive, and harmonious community, which provides the privacy necessary for a happy and convenient lifestyle; and to protect property values.  More specifically this Chapter functions to:

            - Lessen the impact of noise, dust, debris, heat, wind, and air;

            - Lessen the problems of motor vehicle light glare or other artificial light intrusions;

            - Reduce the level of carbon dioxide and return pure oxygen to the atmosphere;

            - Provide shade and lessen energy consumption;

            - Buffer and screen undesirable uses and appearances from adjacent properties;

            - Help provide a positive visual identity to Layton City;

            - Eliminate the blighted appearance of parking lots; and

            - Act as a natural drainage system and lessen storm water drainage problems.

Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 97-19, Enacted, 4/17/1997
Ord. No. 04-69, Recodified, 12/16/2004