This chapter has been prepared and enacted for the purpose of promoting the health, safety, morals and the general welfare of the Town of New Castle and is in accordance with a carefully studied and considered Comprehensive Plan intended to guide the future growth and development of the Town of New Castle in such a way as to encourage the most beneficial and appropriate relationships among land uses and, more particularly, to accomplish the following specific purposes:
To lessen congestion in the streets.
To secure safety from fire, flood, panic and other dangers.
To promote health and the general welfare.
To provide adequate light and air.
To prevent the overcrowding of land.
To avoid undue concentration of population.
To facilitate the adequate provision of transportation, water, sewerage, schools, parks and other public requirements.
In preparing and enacting this chapter, reasonable consideration has been given to the character of each district and its peculiar suitability for particular uses, with a view to conserving the value of buildings and encouraging the most appropriate use of land throughout the Town of New Castle.