§ 23-103. Purpose and intent.  

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  • The city has adopted these land development regulations to implement the city's comprehensive plan through the establishment of certain regulations, procedures and standards for reviewing and approving all development orders, permits and all development and use of land within the incorporated area of the City of Lake Wales. This ordinance is enacted in order to protect and preserve the public health, safety, and general welfare and to assist in the orderly and controlled growth and development of the city. It is the further intent of this ordinance that the city's land development regulations offer and establish an efficient, effective and equitable regulatory and procedural code relating to the development of the city while adequately respecting and protecting the rights and interests of the citizens of the City of Lake Wales.