[Adopted 5-27-1972 as §§ 1.3 and 1.15 of the 1972 Code]
Words used in the present tense include the future tense.
The singular number includes the plural.
A word importing the masculine gender only shall also be construed to include females, corporations, partnerships, associations, joint stock companies, societies and all other entities capable of being sued.
The provisions of this Code shall be liberally construed in order to effectuate the purposes for which this Code and the ordinances contained herein are enacted.