Section 29-1 Tense and usage.

    For the purpose of this chapter, the following words and terms shall have the meanings given below, unless a contrary intention clearly appears:

    (1)    Words used in the present tense shall include the future.

    (2)    Words in the singular shall include the plural and vice versa.

    (3)    The words "shall" and "must" are mandatory.

    (4)    The word "building" includes the word "structure."

    (5)    The term "used for" includes the terms "designed for" and "intended for."

    (6)    The word "plan" when used as a type of required submittal (i.e., landscape plan, screening plan, etc.) shall be a drawing to a scale of not more than one inch equals one hundred (100) feet, drawn in pencil or ink, and shall be on eighteen-inch by twenty-four-inch or twenty-four-inch by thirty-six-inch sheet(s) of single or double-matted polyester film or reproducible paper.

(Code 1964, § 19.100; Ord. No. 9958, § 1, 10-3-83)