In interpreting and applying the provisions of this chapter, 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 chapter to repeal, abrogate or impair any existing easements, covenants or deed restrictions; however, where this chapter 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 All other ordinances inconsistent with this chapter are hereby repealed to the extent of this inconsistency only. If any section, clause, provision, or portion of this chapter is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of this chapter shall not be affected thereby.
(1992 Code, App. B, § 15.73.070)  (Ord. 42-83, passed 6-27-1983; Ord. 9-13, passed 3-19-2013)