Where used in this Code the word “shall” is always mandatory and not discretionary or directory. The word “may” is permissive. The present tense includes the past and future tenses, and the future tense includes the present. The masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter. The singular number includes the plural, and the plural the singular number includes the plural, and the plural the singular. The word “includes” shall not limit a term to the specific examples, but is intended to extend its meaning to all other instances or circumstances of like kind or character.
CITY shall mean the City of Clearlake.
PLANNING DIRECTOR or DIRECTOR shall mean the Director of Planning and Community Development Department, City of Clearlake. (Ord. #04-87, § 1.303; Ord. #72-96, § 2; Ord. #2010-146)