§ 23-621. Purpose and intent.  

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  • The purpose and intent of this division is to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the city by registering all land uses and activities that occur within wellhead protection areas surrounding potable water supply wells, thereby providing protection of the principal source of water for domestic, agricultural, and industrial use. The availability of adequate and dependable supplies of potable quality water is of primary importance to the future of the city; therefore, standards are described in this division with the intent of protecting both the quantity and quality of the groundwater supply. It is further the intent of this division to control development in and adjacent to designated wellheads to protect water supplies from potential contamination.