Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to exempt any person, firm or corporation from liability now existing or that in the future may arise to the city of any person for damage from negligence or from defective construction relating to maintaining or making connection with any system of electrical power within the corporate limits of the city, nor to release any person, firm or corporation from any restriction under ordinances granting them their respective franchises; nor shall the city be held to assume any liability by reason of the inspection authorized herein or certificate or permit being issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, or from a failure of the Electrical Inspector to perform his or her full duties hereunder.
(1980 Code, § 26.011)