3.46.070 – Separability

If any provision, clause, sentence, paragraph, section, or part of this Chapter, or application thereof to any person, firm, corporation, public agency or circumstance, shall for any reason be adjudged by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional or invalid, said judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder of this Chapter and the application of such provision to other persons, firms, corporation, public agencies or circumstances, but shall be confined in its operation to the provision, clause, sentence, paragraph, section, or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment has been rendered and to the person, firm, corporation, public agency, or circumstances involved.  It is hereby declared to be the legislative intent of the corporate authorities of the City that this Chapter would have been adopted had such unconstitutional or invalid provision, clause, sentence, paragraph, section, or part thereof not been included.

 

(2005-M-14: § 1; 2004-M-80: § 1)