§ 10.02  DEFINITIONS.
   (A)   Terms used in this code, unless otherwise specifically defined, have the meanings prescribed by the statutes of the state for the same terms.
   (B)   For the purpose of this code, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
      CODE. The Homer Village Code, as designated in § 10.01.
      COMPUTATION OF TIME. The time within which an act is to be done, as provided in this code or in any order issued pursuant to this code, when expressed in days, shall be computed by excluding the first day and including the last, except that if the last day be Sunday or a legal holiday it shall be excluded; and when the time is expressed in hours, the whole of Sunday or a legal holiday, from midnight to midnight, shall be excluded.
      COUNTY. County of Calhoun, Michigan.
      JUVENILE.  Any person under 17 years of age.
      MINOR.  A person under 21 years of age.
      MUNICIPAL CIVIL INFRACTION.  An act or omission that is prohibited by this code or any ordinance of the village, but which is not a crime under this code or any other ordinance of the village, and for which civil sanctions, including, without limitation, fines, damages, expenses, and costs may be ordered, as authorized by M.C.L.A. §§ 600.8701 through 600.8735, as amended.  A MUNICIPAL CIVIL INFRACTION is not a lesser included offense of any criminal offense in this code.
      OFFICER, DEPARTMENT, BOARD, AND THE LIKE.  Whenever any officer, department, board, or other public agency is referred to by title only, the reference shall be construed as if followed by the words "of the Village of Homer, Michigan."  Whenever, by the provisions of this code, any officer of the village is assigned any duty, or empowered to perform any act or duty, reference to the officer shall mean and include the officer or his or her deputy or authorized subordinate.
      ORDINANCES.  The ordinances of the village and all amendments thereto.
      PERSON.  Any natural individual, firm, trust, partnership, association, or corporation.  Whenever the word PERSON is used in any section of this code prescribing a penalty or fine, as applied to partnerships or associations, the word includes the partners, or members thereof, and as applied to corporations the word includes officers, agents, or employees thereof who are responsible for any violations of the section.  The singular includes the plural.  The masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter genders.
      STATE.  The term THE STATE or THIS STATE shall be construed to mean the State of Michigan.
      VILLAGE. The Village of Homer, Michigan.
      VILLAGE COUNCIL or COUNCIL. The Village Council of the Village of Homer.