The "Special Mixed Use District" regulations established in this Chapter of the Resolution are designed to promote and protect public health, safety and general welfare. These general goals include, among others, the following specific purposes:

(a)        to encourage investment in mixed residential and industrial neighborhoods by permitting expansion and new development of a wide variety of uses in a manner ensuring the health and safety of people using the area;

(b)        to promote the opportunity for workers to live in the vicinity of their work;

(c)        to create new opportunities for mixed use neighborhoods;

(d)        to recognize and enhance the vitality and character of existing and potential mixed use neighborhoods; and

(e)        to promote the most desirable use of land in accordance with a well-considered plan and thus conserve the value of land and buildings and thereby protect City tax revenues.