In order to regulate and restrict the location and use of buildings and land for residential, trade, industry, and other purposes, to regulate and restrict the location, height and size of yards and other open spaces and the density of population, the following zoning districts are hereby established.
Be it ordained by the Governing Body of the City of Moscow Mills, Missouri, that the following zones and regulations be imposed within the incorporated limits of said City:
The Zoning Districts are bounded and defined as shown on a map entitled "Zoning District Map for the City of Moscow Mills, Missouri", adopted by the Board of Aldermen, identified by the signature of the Mayor, attested by the City Clerk, and bearing the seal of the City under the following words: "This is to certify that this is the Official Zoning map referred to in Ordinance Number 509 of the City of Moscow Mills, including any subsequent amendments, additions, or modifications", together with the adopting date of the Ordinance, which accompanies and which, with all explanatory matter thereon, is hereby made a part of this chapter.
Where uncertainty exists with respect to the boundaries of any of the aforesaid districts, the following rules shall apply:
Where district boundaries on the Zoning District Map are indicated approximately following the centerlines of streets, streams, highways, or railroads, such boundaries shall be deemed to be located at such midpoints.
Where district boundaries are so indicated that they approximately follow lot lines or section lines, center section lines, quarter section lines, quarter/quarter section lines; such lines shall be construed to be said boundaries.
Where the boundary of a district follows a stream, lake or other body of water, said boundary line shall be deemed to be at the limit of the jurisdiction of the City of Moscow Mills unless otherwise indicated.