For the purpose of this zoning chapter, certain terms and words are hereby defined as follows.
   (A)   The word person includes a firm, association, organization, partnership, trust, company or corporation as well as an individual.
   (B)   The singular number includes the plural, and the plural the singular.
   (C)   The present tense included the past and future tenses, and the future the present.
   (D)   The word “shall” is mandatory and the word “may” is permissive.
   (E)   All measured distances expressed in feet shall be to the nearest tenth of foot.
   (F)   Whenever a word or term defined hereinafter appears in the text of this chapter, its meaning shall be construed as set forth in the definition thereof.
   (G)   The words “used” or “occupied” include the words “intended”, “designed” or “arranged to be used or occupied”.
   (H)   The word “lot” includes the words “plot” or “parcel”.
(Ord. 110, passed 4-23-1991)