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In interpreting and applying the provisions of this title, they shall be held to be the minimum requirements for the promotion of the public safety, health, convenience, comfort, morals, prosperity and general welfare. It is not the intent of this title to repeal, abrogate or impair any existing easements, covenants or deed restrictions; however, where this title and another ordinance, easement, covenant or deed restriction conflict or overlap, whichever imposes the more stringent restrictions shall prevail. All other ordinances inconsistent with this title are hereby repealed to the extent of this inconsistency only. If any section, clause, provision or portion of this title is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of this title shall not be affected thereby.
The catch heads appearing in connection with the sections of this title are inserted simply for convenience to serve the purpose of an index. The introductory statements found at the beginning of each chapter are to serve as general references only. The catch heads, introductory statements and illustrative examples of zoning terms shall be wholly disregarded by any person, office, court or other tribunal in construing the terms and provisions of this title. (Ord. 2408, 10-1-2012)