26.0301 Purpose.

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It is the purpose of this chapter to:

(1) establish certain minimum regulations for the protection and promotion of the encourage the orderly, profitable, and health development of the resources or their diversion into uses detrimental to the future growth of Samoa;

(2) assure that economic development is encouraged by enlarging the opportunity for private investment;

(3) facilitate governmental services by providing for the orderly extension of utilities, roads, and other governmental services;

(4) promote the public health, safety and general welfare by preventing unreasonable congesting and concentration of population and assuring adequate light, air, and privacy of all property;

(5) protect the unique character of Samoa, and the right of all Samoans to have a planned and attractive environment for themselves as well as for their visitors and guests; and

(6) provide and preserve space for a growing population.

History: 1965, PL 9-19.