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In the construction of this Ordinance, the definitions hereunder shall be observed and applied, except when the context clearly indicates otherwise.
A. Words in the present tense shall include the future tense; words used in the singular number shall include the plural number; words used in the masculine gender shall include the feminine gender; and such inclusive words shall be reciprocal.
B. The word “may” is permissive or discretionary.
C. The word “shall” is mandatory and not discretionary.
D. Words not defined shall be interpreted in accordance with their commonly held meanings.
(Ord. O-201505-12-020, § III, passed 5-5-2015)