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The purposes of the zoning ordinance is to promote the health, safety, convenience, morals, and general welfare of the city; to encourage the most appropriate use of land throughout the city; to prevent overcrowding of the land; to conserve the value of the land and buildings; to lessen congestion in the streets; to avoid undue concentration of population; to provide adequate light and air; to facilitate adequate provisions for transportation, water, sewage, schools, parks and other public requirements, and to preserve and increase the amenities of the city, all as set forth in Section 2A of 1975 Mass. Acts 808.
The Office of the City Clerk is responsible as the administrator to the legislative function of the City and is the official record keeper for the City of Lowell.
The City Council seeks to respond to citizens and community groups seeking information or assistance.
The Office of the Mayor is uniquely positioned to serve as a vital link between citizens and their municipal government.