1-2-4: SEVERABILITY CLAUSE:
If any section, subsection, subdivision, paragraph, sentence, clause, phrase or other part of this Village Code or any part thereof is for any reason held to be unconstitutional or invalid or ineffective by any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity or effectiveness of the remaining portions of this Code, or any part thereof. The Village Board of Trustees hereby declares that it would have passed each section, subsection, subdivision, paragraph, sentence, clause, phrase or other part thereof irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, subdivisions, paragraphs, sentences, clauses, phrases or other parts be declared unconstitutional, invalid or ineffective unless a specific declaration to the contrary is set forth in any specific ordinance. (1998 Code)