Article 2

INTENT AND PURPOSES

 


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The purpose of this Resolution is to promote the public health, safety and morals, comfort, property and general welfare.  The Board of Township Trustees may, in accordance with a comprehensive plan, regulate by resolution the location, height, bulk, number of stories and size of buildings and other structures, including tents, cabins and trailer coaches;  percentages of lot areas which may be occupied;  setback building lines;  sizes of yards, courts and other open spaces;  the density of population;  the uses of buildings and other structures, including tents, cabins and trailer coaches;  and the uses of land for trade, industry, residence, recreation or other purposes in the unincorporated territory of the Township and for such purposes may divide all or part of the unincorporated territory of the Township into districts or zones of such number, shape and area as the Board determines.


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                   All such regulations shall be uniform for each class or kind of building or other structure or use throughout any district or zone, but the regulations in one district or zone may differ from those in other districts or zones.  The comprehensive plan referred to herein means the Comprehensive Development Plan for Erie County, Ohio or subsequent refinements of said Plan which may include greater detailing of land use categories, development goals and policies more relevant to the development of Berlin Township.