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<br />CHAPTER 1 <br /> <br />TITLE, PURPOSE, DECLARATION, INTENT <br /> <br />SECTION: <br /> <br />Title <br />10-1-1: <br />Purpose <br />10-1-2: <br />Declaration <br />10-1-3: <br />Interpretation and Intent <br />10-1-4: <br />10-1-5: Penalties <br /> <br />10-1-1: <br /> TITLE: This Title of the Ammon Code shall be and may be known as “THE ZONING <br />ORDINANCE OF AMMON, IDAHO,” AND MAY BE SO CITED AND PLEADED. <br /> <br />10-1-2: <br /> PURPOSE: The zone boundaries and regulations made in accordance with a <br />comprehensive plan designated to promote the health, safety, peace, convenience, and general <br />welfare of the inhabitants of Ammon. <br /> <br />(A) To promote the orderly growth and development of the City in accordance with the <br />Comprehensive Plan. <br /> <br />(B) To promote economy in the cost of fire and police protection and other governmental <br />services. <br /> <br />(C) To provide a roadway system that adequately meets the transportation needs of the City’s <br />resident and businesses. <br />(D) To protect the tax base. <br /> <br />(E) To foster industry. <br /> <br />(F) To protect property values. <br /> <br />(G) To avoid undue concentration of population and prevent the overcrowding of land. <br /> <br />(H) To facilitate adequate provisions for transportation, water, sewage, schools, and other public <br />requirements. <br /> <br />(I) To promote and foster a wholesome, serviceable, and attractive City. <br /> <br />10-1-3: DECLARATION: In establishing the zones, the boundaries thereof and the regulations <br />applying within each of the zones, due and careful consideration was given, among other things, to <br />the suitability of land for particular uses with a view to conserving the value of buildings and <br />encouraging the most appropriate use of land throughout the City. <br /> <br />10-1-4: <br /> INTERPRETATION AND INTENT: It is the intent of the City Council of Ammon that <br />the regulations and restrictions as set forth in this ordinance shall be so interpreted and construed as <br />to further the purpose of this ordinance and objectives and characteristics of the respective zones. <br /> <br /> <br />1-1 ADOPTED 6-27-13 <br /> <br />