For the purpose of this chapter, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have 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.
   CITY. The City of Corry, Erie County, Pennsylvania, and/or its duly authorized employees.
   CITY PROPERTY. Property owned or leased by the city.
   CONSUMER. The party contracting for water service to a property.
   OWNER. The owner of the real estate to which water is furnished.
   PERSON. Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company, organization or entity of any kind.
(Ord. 1179, passed 2-5-1973)