§42-74.
  Purpose
The purpose of this Article III (Subdivision Regulations) is to promote, through proper planning, health, safety and
general welfare by providing for the orderly subdivision of land in Henderson County. This Article III (Subdivision
Regulations) is deemed necessary to:
A.
Establish procedures and standards for the subdivision of land;
B.
Provide for orderly growth and development;
C.
Protect and enhance property ownership and land values;
D.
Provide for dedication or reservation of road right-of-way;
E.
Assure the proper design and installation of roads and utilities;
F.
Assure proper legal description, identification and recordation of property boundaries to maintain an accurate,
up-to-date land records management system;
G.
Promote environmental quality;
H.
Preserve areas of the County with productive soils for continued agricultural and forestry use by preserving
blocks of land large enough to allow for efficient operation;
I.
Encourage the maintenance and enhancement of habitat for various forms of wildlife and to create new
woodlands through natural succession and reforestation where appropriate;
J.
Minimize site disturbance and erosion through retention of existing vegetation and avoiding development on
steep slopes; and
K.
Preserve open land, including those lands that contain unique (and sensitive) natural areas.