11-2-12. Purposes of comprehensive county plan. The comprehensive plan shall be for the purpose of protecting and guiding the physical, social, economic, and environmental development of the county; to protect the tax base; to encourage a distribution of population or mode of land utilization that will facilitate the economical and adequate provisions of transportation, roads, water supply, drainage, sanitation, education, recreation, or other public requirements; to lessen governmental expenditure; and to conserve and develop natural resources.
Source: SL 1941, ch 216, § 3; SDC Supp 1960, § 12.20A03; SL 1967, ch 20, § 2; SL 1975, ch 113, § 6.
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