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A. Minimum Requirements: In their interpretation and application, the provisions of this title shall be held to be the minimum requirements for the promotion of the public health, safety, comfort, morals and general welfare, as set forth in the provisions hereof establishing the intent and purpose of this title in general and its various sections in particular.
B. Most Restrictive Provisions Apply: When the provisions of this title impose greater restrictions than those of any statute, other ordinance or regulation, the provisions of this title shall be controlling. Where the provisions of any statute, other ordinance or regulation impose greater restrictions than this title, the provisions of such statute, other ordinance or regulation shall be controlling.
C. Cumulative Provisions: The provisions of this title shall be interpreted to be a cumulative of, and to impose limitations in addition to, all other codes, laws and ordinances in existence or which may be passed governing any subject matter of this title. The several provisions of this title shall also be interpreted to be cumulative of each other. To the greatest extent possible, the provisions of this title shall be construed to be consistent with, and not in conflict with, the provisions of such other codes, laws and ordinances, and each other, to the end that all such provisions may be given their fullest application.
D. Provisions Not A Consent, License Or Permit: The provisions of this title shall not be interpreted to be, or to grant, a consent, license or permit to use any property or to establish, locate, construct or maintain any structure or use, or to carry on any trade, industry, occupation or activity.
E. Unlawful Uses And Structures Not Validated: This title shall not be interpreted to validate or make lawful any unlawful use or structure existing upon the effective date hereof. Any such unlawful use or structure shall remain unlawful to the extent that said use or structure is in conflict with the provisions of this title. (Ord. 99-02, 1-7-1999)