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)