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For the purposes of this chapter certain words and terms used herein shall be defined and interpreted as follows:
(A) Words used in the present tense include the future.
(B) The singular number includes the plural and the plural, the singular.
(C) The word STRUCTURE includes the word BUILDING .
(D) The word LOT includes the word PLOT or PARCEL .
(E) The word PERSON includes a CORPORATION as well as an INDIVIDUAL .
(F) The word USED or OCCUPIED as applied to any land or building shall be construed to include the words INTENDED, ARRANGED, OR DESIGNED TO BE USED OR OCCUPIED .
(G) The word SHALL is always mandatory, not directory. The word MAY is permissive.
(H) Any word or term not defined herein shall be used with a meaning of common or standard utilization.
(Ord. 616, passed 9-23-2013)