Land Use Code: Art. 6 Div. 1

ARTICLE 6: DEFINITIONS
DIVISION 1. GENERAL

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6.1.1 PURPOSE.
6.1.2 GENERAL RULES OF APPLICATION.
6.1.3 GENERAL RULES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF LANGUAGE.


6.1.1 PURPOSE. The purpose of this Article is to promote consistency and precision in the interpretation of the Land Use Code (LUC).

6.1.2 GENERAL RULES OF APPLICATION. The meaning and construction of words and phrases as set forth apply throughout the LUC, except where the context of such words or phrases clearly indicates a different meaning or construction.

6.1.3 GENERAL RULES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF LANGUAGE. The following general rules of construction apply to the textual provisions of the LUC.

6.1.3.1 Headings. Section and subsection headings do not govern, limit, modify, or in any manner affect the scope, meaning, or intent of any provision of the LUC.

6.1.3.2 Illustration. In case of any difference of meaning or implication between the text of any provision and any illustration, the text prevails.

6.1.3.3 Tenses and Numbers. Words used in the present tense include the future, and words used in the singular include the plural and the plural the singular, unless the context clearly indicates contrary.

6.1.3.4 Conjunctions. Unless the context clearly indicates contrary, the following conjunctions will be interpreted as follows:

A. "And" indicates that all connected items or provisions apply.

B. "Or" indicates that the connected items or provisions may apply individually or in any combination.

C. "Either . . . or" indicates that the connected items or provisions apply individually but not in combination.