In their interpretation and application, the provisions of this Code shall be held to be minimum requirements adopted for the protection of the public health, safety, and welfare.  This Code and The International Property Maintenance Code, 2006 or latest edition adopted by the Village (VC 5-8) shall apply, as minimum standards for maintenance of Residential Rental Housing.  Where the requirements of this Code vary from any other lawfully adopted Village or state laws, rules, regulations, ordinances, codes, deed restrictions or covenants, the more restrictive or that imposing the higher standards shall govern.  The Village does not enforce any private covenants between land owners or tenants or finally determine conflicts between neighboring property owners.