The incentives and regulations offered in this chapter are used by the city as one means of meeting its commitment to encourage housing affordable to all economic groups, and to meet its regional share of affordable housing requirements. The purposes of this chapter are to:
A. Help achieve comprehensive plan goals of affordable housing;
B. Implement through regulations the responsibility of the city under state law to provide for housing opportunities for all economic segments of the community;
C. Preserve opportunities for affordable housing as the city continues to grow;
D. Create affordable housing opportunities as a result of increased development capacity in various zones of the city; and
E. Encourage developments that include affordable housing and that combine local incentives provided by the city with resources available from other public and private sources. (Ord. 2255 § 1, 2018).