Chapter 16.48


16.48.010    Adoption of comprehensive plan goals, policies and maps.

16.48.010 Adoption of comprehensive plan goals, policies and maps.

The Othello planning commission has recommended for adoption a comprehensive planning map, plan, goals and policies. That plan, map, goals and policies are incorporated by reference and are made a part of this title as if set forth fully herein, and that plan, map, goals and policies are adopted as a plan for the physical and other generally advantageous development of the city to encourage the most appropriate use of the land throughout the city, to lessen traffic congestion and accidents, to secure safety from fire, to provide adequate light and air, to prevent overcrowding of land, to avoid undue concentration of population, to promote a coordinated development of the unbuilt areas, to encourage the formation of neighborhood or community units, to secure an appropriate allotment of land area in new developments for the requirements of the community life, to conserve and restore natural beauty and other natural resources, to facilitate the adequate provision of transportation, water, sewerage, and other public uses and requirements. That plan, map, goals and policies shall be the comprehensive land use plan and map of the city until appropriately amended, and upon any such amendment or amendments being duly made, the plan, map, goals and policies or any of them, as may be appropriate from the nature of the amendment, shall be deemed changed to conform to any said amendment. (Ord. 947 § 2 (part), 1995).