Township of Bernards, NJ
Somerset County
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For the purpose of this chapter, certain phrases and words are herein defined as follows: words used in the present tense include the future; words used in singular number include the plural number and vice versa; the word "used" shall include arranged, designed, constructed, altered, converted, rented, leased or intended to be used; the word "lot" includes the word "plot" and "premises"; the word "structure" includes the word "building" and the word "building" includes the words "dwellings" or "residence"; the word "shall" is mandatory and is not discretionary and the word "may" indicates a permissive action. Any word or term not defined herein shall be used with a meaning as defined in Webster's Third New International Dictionary of the English Language, unabridged (or latest edition). Moreover, whenever a term is used in this chapter which is defined in N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq., such term shall have the meaning in the statute, unless it is also specifically defined in this chapter, in which case the definition in this chapter shall be used, but shall be construed so as not to cause the Township to exceed its lawful powers under N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq.
[Ord. #585, § 201; Ord. #641; Ord. #1003, § 2]