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Whenever the following words or terms are used in this code, they shall have the meanings herein ascribed to them, unless the context makes such meaning repugnant thereto:
AGENT: A person acting on behalf of another.
BOARD: Unless otherwise indicated, the board of trustees of the village.
CODE: The municipal code of Reedsville, and amendments thereto.
COUNTY: The county of Manitowoc, state of Wisconsin.
EMPLOYEES: Whenever reference is made in this code to a village employee by title only, this shall be construed as though followed by the words, "of the village of Reedsville".
FEE: A sum of money charged by the village for the carrying on of a business, profession or occupation.
LICENSE: The permission granted for the carrying on of a business, profession or occupation.
MAYOR: See definition of Village President.
MISDEMEANOR: Any offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in other than a penitentiary may be imposed.
NUISANCE: Anything offensive or obnoxious to the health and welfare of the inhabitants of the village; or any act or thing repugnant to, or creating a hazard to, or having a detrimental effect on the property of another person or to the community.
OCCUPANT: As applied to a building or land, this term shall include any person who occupies the whole or any part of such building or land, whether alone or with others.
OFFENSE: Any act forbidden by any provision of this code or the omission of any act required by the provisions of this code.
OFFICERS: Whenever reference is made in this code to a village officer by title only, this shall be construed as though followed by the words "of the village of Reedsville".
OPERATOR: The person who is in charge of any operation, business or profession.
OWNER: As applied to a building or land, this term shall include any part owner, joint owner, tenant in common, joint tenant or lessee of the whole or of a part of such building or land.
PERSON: Any public or private corporation, firm, partnership, association, organization, government or any other group acting as a unit, as well as a natural person.
PERSONAL PROPERTY: Every description of money, goods, chattels, effects, evidence of rights in action and all written instruments by which any pecuniary obligation, right or title to property is created, acknowledged, transferred, increased, defeated, discharged or diminished and every right or interest therein.
RETAILER: Unless otherwise specifically defined, this term shall be understood to relate to the sale of goods, merchandise, articles or things in small quantities direct to the consumer.
STATE: The state of Wisconsin.
STREET: Shall include alleys, lanes, courts, boulevards, public squares, public places and sidewalks.
TENANT: As applied to a building or land, this term shall include any person who occupies the whole or any part of such building or land, whether alone or with others.
VILLAGE: The village of Reedsville, county of Manitowoc, state of Wisconsin.
VILLAGE PRESIDENT: The president of the village may be referred to as "mayor" or "president" of the village.
WHOLESALER AND WHOLESALE DEALER: Unless otherwise specifically defined, such terms shall be understood to relate to the sale of goods, merchandise, articles or things in quantity to persons who purchase for the purpose of resale.
WRITTEN, IN WRITING: These terms may include printing and any other mode of representing words and letters, but when the written signature of any person is required by law to any official or public writing or bond required by law, it shall be in the proper handwriting of such person, or in case he is unable to write, by his proper mark. (1981 Code)