Search within This 18.5.3.010 Purpose This section is included in your selections. The purpose of this chapter is to provide rules, regulations and standards governing the approval of subdivisions, partitions and property line adjustments as follows. A. Carry out the development pattern envisioned by the Comprehensive Plan. B. Encourage efficient use of land resources and public services, and to provide transportation options. C. Protect the natural environment and encourage sustainable building practices. D. Promote the public health, safety and general welfare through orderly and efficient urbanization. E. Coordinate land division requirements with other code provisions such as the Performance Standards Option.