1.3  INTERPRETATION
   Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, words and phrases used in this charter shall be interpreted in the same manner as provided in the Ohio Revised Code for the interpretation of state statutes. As used in this charter relating to matters of local self-government, "general law" means law that may be altered, excepted from or disregarded under the authority of this charter. As used in this charter relating to matters of police, sanitary or other similar regulations, "general law" means law that may not be altered, excepted from or disregarded under the authority of this charter.