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(A) The word “shall” is mandatory, and not discretionary; the word “may” is permissive; the word “person” shall include, but not be limited to, individuals, businesses and corporations.
(B) Words used in the present tense shall include the future; and words used in the singular shall include the plural, and the plural the singular.
(C) Words shall be given their common usage if not defined.
(D) The masculine gender shall include the feminine and the neuter and vice-versa.
(E) For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
(1) BOARD. Includes the COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, the BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS or any other word or words meaning the Wright County Board of Commissioners.
(2) TURF. Non-crop land planted in closely mowed, managed grasses including, but not limited to, residential and multi-family residential property, commercial and industrial property, private golf courses and property owned by federal, state or local units of government, including parks, recreation areas and public golf courses. TURF does not mean pasture, hayland, hay, turf grown on turf farms or any other form of agricultural production.
(Ord. 04-01, passed 1-20-2004)