For the purposes of this article, the 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.
AGE. Chronological age over the legal age of 18 years.
COMMISSION. The Flint Human Relations Commission.
DIRECTOR. The Executive Director of the Flint Human Relations Commission.
HANDICAP. A limitation of physical capabilities unrelated to one’s ability to safely perform work involved in jobs or positions available for such person for hire or promotion of a limitation of physical capabilities unrelated to one’s ability to acquire, rent and maintain property. HANDICAP includes but is not limited to blindness or partial sightedness, deafness or hearing impairment, muteness, partial or total absence of a physical member, speech impairment and motor impairment.
HIS. Refers to a person, male or female.
MARITAL STATUS. The state of being married, single, separated, divorced or widowed.
PERSON. Any individual, group, association, corporation, partnership, receiver, trust, trustee, trustee in bankruptcy, unincorporated organization, any legal or commercial entity, the State or any governmental entity or agency.
PLACE OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION. An educational, health, entertainment, cultural, recreation, refreshment, transportation, accommodation, business or other facility of any kind, whose goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages or accommodations are extended, offered, sold or otherwise made available to the general public, or which receives financial support through solicitation of the general public or through governmental subsidy of any kind.
REAL ESTATE TRANSPORTATION. The sale, exchange, rental or lease of any real property.
SEXUAL ORIENTATION. A preference with regard to the sex of one’s actual or potential sexual partners.
(Ord. 2602, passed 4-25-1977; Ord. 3131, passed 4-9-1990)