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Chapter 16 Article 01 Scope and Purpose

16-101       Authority.

      This Ordinance is adopted pursuant to and in accordance with the authority vested in the City Council of the City of Rock Springs, and by the Statutes of the State of Wyoming, Sections 15-1-601 through 15-1-612, and Sections 34-12-101 through 34-12-115, as amended. All previously existing subdivision regulations for the City of Rock Springs are hereby repealed.

 

 16-102      Short Title.

      This Ordinance shall be known, cited and referred to as the Subdivision Regulations.

 

 16-103      Intent and Purpose.

      This Ordinance is enacted for the purpose of:

      (A) Ensuring orderly development in conformance with a duly adopted Comprehensive Plan, known as the Master Plan, and any plan or program officially adopted under the Comprehensive Plan.

      (B) Protecting the public health, safety, and general welfare of present and future residents of the City of Rock Springs, Wyoming by establishing standards and procedures for development which promote physical, social and economic growth.

      (C) Deleted.

      (D) Protecting the character and value of lands and buildings throughout the City of Rock Springs and minimizing conflicts among the uses of land and buildings.

      (E) Providing for safe and adequate transportation systems, utilities and other public facilities.

      (F) Establishing adequate and accurate records of land subdivision.

      (G) Encouraging the use of innovative land planning and urban design techniques.

 

 16-104      Severability.

      It is hereby declared to be the intention of the City that the provisions of this Ordinance are severable in accordance with the following:

If any court of competent jurisdiction shall adjudge any provision of this Ordinance to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect any other provisions of this Ordinance not specifically included in said judgment. If any court of competent jurisdiction shall adjudge invalid the application of any provisions of this Ordinance to a particular property, building, or other structure, such judgment shall not affect the application of such provision to any other property, building, or structure not specifically included in said judgment.

 

 16-105      Conflict With Other Regulations.

      In the case of a conflict between this Ordinance and/or any part thereof, or any other Ordinance of the City of Rock Springs, the more restrictive in all cases shall apply.

 

(Ord. 2019-14, 7/16/2019)


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