It is not the intent of this ordinance to create or otherwise establish or designate any particular class or group of persons who will or should be especially protected or benefited by the terms or requirements of this ordinance.
It is the specific intent of this ordinance to place the obligation of complying with these regulations upon the applicant or discharger and no provision or any term used in this ordinance is intended to impose any duty whatsoever upon the City or any of its officers, employees or agents, except as provided under the Act or other related statutes of the United States or the State of Washington.
Nothing contained in this ordinance is intended to be or shall be construed to create or form the basis for any tort liability on the part of the City or its officers, employees or agents, for any injury or damage resulting from the failure of an applicant or discharger to comply with the provisions of this ordinance, or by reason or in consequence of any inspection, notice, order, certificate, permission or approval authorized or issued or done in connection with the implementation or enforcement of this ordinance, or inaction on the part of City related in any manner to the implementation or the enforcement of this ordinance by its officers, employees or agents. (Ord. 2351, 2018)