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19.01.040 Purpose

            The purpose of this Title, and for which reason it is deemed necessary, and for which it is designed and enacted, is to preserve and promote the health, safety, morals, convenience, order, and the general welfare of the City, and its present and future inhabitants, and the public generally and in particular to:

            (1)        Encourage and facilitate the orderly growth and expansion of the City;

            (2)        Secure economy in governmental expenditures;

            (3)        Provide adequate light, air, and privacy to meet the ordinary or common requirements of happy, convenient, and comfortable living of the municipality's inhabitants, and to foster a wholesome social environment;

            (4)        Enhance the economic well-being of the municipality and its inhabitants;

            (5)        Facilitate adequate provisions for transportation, water, sewerage, schools, parks, recreation and other public requirements;

            (6)        Prevent the overcrowding of land and the undue concentration of population;

            (7)        Stabilize and conserve property values;

            (8)        Encourage the development of an attractive and beautiful community; and

            (9)        Promote the development of Layton City in accordance with the Layton City General Plan.


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