It is the legislative intent of Council in adopting these Codified Ordinances that all provisions and sections of these Codified Ordinances be liberally construed to protect and preserve the peace, health, safety and welfare of the inhabitants of the City. Should any provision or section of these Codified Ordinances be held unconstitutional or invalid, such holding shall not be construed as affecting the validity of any of the remaining provisions or sections, it being the intent that these Codified Ordinances shall stand, notwithstanding the invalidity of any provision or section thereof.
   The provisions of this section shall apply to the amendment of any section of these Codified Ordinances, whether or not the wording of this section is set forth in the amendatory ordinance.