This chapter, being necessary for the health, welfare and safety of the City and its residents, shall be liberally construed to effect its purposes. Furthermore, the City Council hereby declares that this chapter is an exercise of the power granted to the City by the Charter and is an exercise by the City of its powers as to municipal affairs and its police powers, and this chapter shall be liberally construed to uphold its validity under the laws of the State of California. (Ord. 4741 § 1 (part); July 29, 1986.)