Borough of Pottstown, PA
Montgomery County
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§ 1300 Severability.

[Ord. 1968, 9/8/2003, § 1300]
1. 
This Chapter, comprising various parts, sections, subsections, and clauses, are severable. If any part, sentence, paragraph, subsection, section, or clause is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid, the Borough hereby declares that the remainder of this Chapter shall not be affected.
2. 
If any such part is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid as applied to a particular property or structure, it is provided hereby that the application of such portion of this Chapter to any other property, building, or structures shall not be affected.
3. 
Whenever any condition or limitation is included in an order authorizing any grading permit, zoning permit, certificate of occupancy, conditional use, or site plan approval, it shall be presumed conclusively that the authorizing officer or body considered such condition or limitation necessary:
A. 
To carry out the spirit and purpose of this Chapter, or
B. 
The requirement of one of its provisions, and
C. 
To protect the public health, safety, and welfare.
4. 
It shall further be presumed conclusively that the officer or body would not have granted the authorization to which the condition or limitation pertains, except in the belief that the condition or limitation was lawful.

§ 1301 Conflict with Other Laws.

[Ord. 1968, 9/8/2003, § 1301]
Whenever any provisions set forth in this Chapter are found to be in conflict with mandatory Commonwealth or Federal laws, such mandatory laws shall govern and this Chapter shall be construed accordingly so that the conflict shall not affect the validity of this Chapter.

§ 1302 Conflicts between Main Ordinance and Appendix.

[Ord. 1968, 9/8/2003, § 1302]
In the case of any conflict between the main provisions of this Chapter and the appendix, the stricter sections shall control.

§ 1303 Repealer.

[Ord. 1968, 9/8/2003, § 1303]
All Borough ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with this Chapter are hereby repealed, only to the extent of such inconsistency.