3.3   Word interpretation.
   1)   The word "may" is permissive.
   2)   The words "shall" and "will" are mandatory.
   3)   The word "county" shall mean the County of Pender, NC or the County of Onslow, NC.
   4)   The words "zoning board, zoning commission, or planning commission" shall mean the Surf City planning board.
   5)   The words "town council" shall mean town council of Surf City, N.C.
   6)   The word "person" includes a firm, association, organization, partnership, trust, company, or corporation as well as an individual.
   7)   The words "used" or "occupied" include the words intended, designed, or arranged to be used or occupied.
   8)   The word "he", "his", "him" shall be considered gender neutral.
(Ord. No. 2020-10, 12-1-20)