If any material section of this title or a franchise agreement adopted pursuant hereto is held by a governmental authority of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unlawful as conflicting with applicable laws now or hereafter in effect, or is held by a court of competent governmental authority to be modified in any way in order to conform to the requirements of any such applicable laws, such provision shall be considered a separate, distinct and independent part of this title, and to the extent possible, such holding shall not affect the validity and enforceability of all other provisions hereof. (Ord. 1241, 6-18-2001)