3.1 Purpose

  • The various residential districts within the City are intended to provide suitable areas for residential use and development appropriate to the environmental characteristics of the land and the character of the neighborhood.
  • The differentiation among the residential districts is intended to provide for variety in the size and3-Purpose density of residential neighborhoods and a diversity of housing opportunities after consideration of soil types, terrain, and infrastructure capacity.
  • The residential districts may allow for certain non-residential uses when it can be demonstrated that they are compatible with nearby residential uses and preserve neighborhood character and property values.