For the purpose of this code, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   AND. May be read OR, and OR may be read AND, if the sense requires it.
   ANOTHER. When used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property.
   CITY. The City of Folly Beach, South Carolina.
   CITY COUNCIL or COUNCIL. The legislative authority of the city.
   GOVERNOR. The Governor of South Carolina.
   KEEPER or PROPRIETOR. Includes all persons, whether acting by themselves or as a servant, agent or employee.
   MAY. The act referred to is permissive.
   OATH. Includes affirmation and SWEAR includes AFFIRM.
   OFFICERS OF CITY and OFFICIALS OF CITY. The officials, boards, commissions and depart- ments of the city.
   OWNER. When applied to property, includes any part owner, joint owner or tenant in common of the whole or part of the property.
   PERSON. Includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate trust, partnership and association.
   PERSONAL PROPERTY. Includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidence of debt.
(S.C. Code § 15-1-40)
   PREMISES. As applied to property, includes land and buildings.
   PROPERTY. Includes both real and personal property.
(S.C. Code § 15-1-50)
   PUBLIC AUTHORITY. Includes boards of education; the city, state or federal government, its officers or an agency thereof; or any duly authorized public official.
   PUBLIC PLACE. Includes any street, sidewalk, park, cemetery, school yard, body of water or watercourse, public conveyance or any other place for the sale of merchandise, public accommodation or amusement.
   REAL PROPERTY. Includes lands, tenements and hereditaments.
(S.C. Code § 15-1-30)
   ROADWAY. The portion of a street improved, designed or ordinarily used for vehicular travel.
   S.C. CODE. The Code of Laws of South Carolina.
   SHALL. The act referred to is mandatory.
   SIDEWALK. The portion of the street between the curb line, or the lateral lines of a roadway where there is no curb, and the adjacent property line intended for the use of pedestrians.
   STATE. The State of South Carolina.
   STREET. Includes alleys, avenues, boulevards, lanes, roads, highways, viaducts and all other public thoroughfares within the municipality.
   SUBCHAPTER. A division of a chapter, designated in this code by a heading in the chapter analysis and a capitalized heading in the body of the chapter, setting apart a group of sections related by the subject matter of the heading. Not all chapters have SUBCHAPTERS.
   TENANT or OCCUPANT. As applied to premises, includes any person holding a written or oral lease, or who actually occupies the whole or any part of the premises, alone or with others.
   WEEK. Seven consecutive days.
   WHOEVER. Includes all persons, natural and artificial, partners, principals, agents and employees, and all officials, public or private.
   WRITTEN or IN WRITING. Includes printing and any representation of words, letters, symbols or figures. When the written signature of any person is required, it shall be in the proper handwriting of the person, or in case he or she is unable to write, his or her proper mark.
   YEAR. Twelve consecutive months.