A. This ordinance is adopted and enacted under the authority and power of Article 6, Chapter 4, Title 9, Arizona Revised Statutes, for every purpose permissible under such statutes, but is not intended to be contradictory thereto or in violation thereof, and every reasonable construction is intended which may be required to avoid any such contradiction or violation.
B. The provisions of this Ordinance shall be interpreted and applied as minimum requirements for the promotion of the public health, safety, morals, and welfare. Such provisions are intended to provide for adequate light, pure air, safety from fire and other danger, and prevent undue concentration of population. Provide ample parking facilities, and to protect and enhance aesthetic appeal and general betterment of the Town of Clarkdale now and in the future. (Prior code § 1-2)