These regulations shall not be construed as abating any action now pending under, or by virtue of prior existing subdivision regulations, or as discontinuing, abating, modifying or altering any penalty accruing or about to accrue or as affecting the liability of any person, firm or corporation, or as waiving any right of the city under any section of provision existing at the time of adoption of these regulations, or as vacating or annulling any rights obtained by any person, firm or corporation, by lawful action of the city, except as shall be expressly provided for in these regulations. (Ord. 154-01, 12-4-2001)