Effect and accomplish the protection, enhancement and perpetuation of landmarks, landmark sites and historic districts which represent distinctive elements of the City’s cultural, social, economic, political and architectural history;
Safeguard the City’s historic, aesthetic and cultural heritage, as embodied and reflected in such landmarks, land- mark sites and historic districts;
Foster civic pride in the accomplishments of the past;
Insure the harmonious, orderly and efficient growth and development of the City;
Stabilize the economy of the City through the continued use and revitalization of its landmarks, landmark sites and historic districts;
Protect and enhance the City’s attractions to tourists and visitors and the support and stimulus to business and industry thereby provided;
Promote the use of landmarks, landmark sites and historic districts for the education, pleasure and welfare of the people of the City of Canton.
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