A.   Validity Of Other Laws: Where this title imposes a greater restriction upon the use of structures or land or upon height or bulk of structures, or requires larger open space or yards than are imposed by other ordinances, laws, or regulations, the provisions of this title shall prevail, but shall not be construed to prevent the enforcement of other ordinances, laws, or regulations which prescribe more restrictive limitations.
   B.   Severability: In case any portion of this title shall be invalid or unconstitutional, as declared by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of the title shall not thereby be invalid, but shall remain in full force and effect.
   C.   Tense And Definition: For the purpose of this title, certain terms and words are to be used and interpreted as defined in section 10-1-5 of this chapter: words used in the present tense shall include the future tense; words in the singular number include the plural and words in the plural number include the singular, except where the natural construction of the writing indicates otherwise. The words "shall" and "will" are mandatory. (Ord. 165, 12-6-1983)