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The following rules of construction apply to the text of this chapter.
(A) The particular shall control the general.
(B) In case of any difference of meaning or implication between the text of this chapter and any caption or illustration, the text shall control.
(C) Words used in the present tense shall include the future; and words used in the singular number shall include the plural, and the plural the singular, unless the context clearly indicates the contrary.
(D) Unless the context clearly indicates the contrary, where a regulation involves two or more items, conditions, provisions, or events connected by the conjunction “and,” “or,” “either . . . or,” the conjunction shall be interpreted as follows:
(1) “And” indicates that all the connected items, conditions, provisions, or events shall apply.
(2) “Or” indicates that the connected items, conditions, provisions, or events may apply singly or in any combination.
(3) “Either . . . or” indicates that the connected items, conditions, provisions or events shall apply singly but not in combination.
(`73 Code, 15.011, § 5.1) (Ord. eff. 8-1-67; Am. Ord. passed 1973)