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Except where specifically defined in this chapter or other sections of this title, all words used in this title shall have the meaning commonly or logically associated therewith. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words in the singular include the plural, and words in the plural include the singular. The word “personmay be taken for persons, association, firm, partnership or corporation as well as the individual. The masculine includes the feminine. The word “occupied” includes premises designed or intended to be occupied; the word “used” includes designed or intended to be used. The word “shall” is always mandatory; the word “may” denotes a use of discretion in making a decision. (Ord. 3774-20 § 5(D) (Exh. 3), 2020.)