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(A) For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future tense, words used in the plural number include the singular number and words used in the singular number include the plural number. The word “shall” is always mandatory and not merely directory.
AGENT. The authorized or acting representative of the owner or occupant of real property with the city.
AIRCRAFT. Any contrivance used or designated for navigation or for flight in the air. The word AIRCRAFT shall include helicopters and lighter than air dirigibles and balloons.
CITY. The City of Lake Forest.
OCCUPANT. Any person in possession or having the right to possession of real property within the city.
OWNER. Any person having any interest, legal, equitable, beneficial or otherwise, in real property within the city.
PARK. A park reservation, playground, beach, recreation center or any other public area in the city owned or used by the city devoted to active or passive recreation.
PERSON. Any person, firm, partnership, association or corporation of any kind.
PUBLIC PLACE. Any and all streets, sidewalks, boulevards, alleys or other public ways and any and all public parks, squares, spaces, grounds and buildings.
VEHICLE. Every device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway including devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.
(B) In the event that an offense is not specifically defined in this chapter, then the definitions of the offense as is found in the Illinois Criminal Code of 1969, as it may from time to time be amended, is hereby adopted and incorporated as the definition of such offense in this chapter.
(Prior Code, § 26-1)