It is the purpose of this chapter to provide alternatives for prospective developers of land within this city to mitigate the direct impacts that have been specifically identified by the city as a consequence of proposed development, and to make provisions for including, but not limited to, the public health, safety and general welfare, for open spaces, drainage ways, streets, alleys, other public ways, water supplies, sanitary wastes, parks, playgrounds, and sites for schools and school grounds.
For purposes of this chapter, the term “development” shall include, but not be limited to, subdivision approval, short subdivision approval, residential planned unit development approval, and the issuance of any building permit. (Ord. 1655 § 1, 1996; Ord. 1635 § 1, 1996; Ord. 1181 § 6, 1985).