Sec. 27-4.  Purpose and intent.

 

These regulations are adopted with the purpose and intent of promoting the health, safety, morals, convenience, order, prosperity, and welfare of the present and future population of Norfolk and its jurisdictional area, consistent with the guidelines established in the Norfolk Comprehensive Plan.

 

These regulations are designed to be consistent with purposes set forth in Section 19-903, R.R.S. 1943, as the same may, from time to time, be amended, which include efforts to lessen congestion in the streets; to secure safety from fire and other dangers; to promote health and the general welfare; to provide adequate light and air; to prevent overcrowding of land; to secure safety from flood; to avoid undue concentration of population; to facilitate the adequate provision of transportation, water, sewerage, schools, parks and other public requirements; to protect the tax base; and, to secure economy in governmental expenditures; among other purposes. 

 

Source:  Ord. No. 4603, 1, 9-16-02