For the purposes of this article, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meaning given herein. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words in the plural number include the singular number, and words in the singular number include the plural number. The word shall is always mandatory and not merely directory:
   BUILDING. A structure designed, built or occupied as a shelter or roofed enclosure for persons, animals or property and used for residential, business, mercantile, storage, commercial, industrial, institutional, assembly, educational or recreational purposes. A structure of the following dimensions shall not fall within this definition: A structure having a ground floor area of less than 120 square feet.
   BUILDING INSPECTOR. The building inspector of the city.
   CITY. The City of Bellevue, Nebraska, and the area within two miles beyond and adjacent to the corporate boundaries.
   PERSON. Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or organization of any kind.
(Ord. 2536, § 1, passed 4-10-1989)