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A. Regulations, conditions or procedural requirements that are specific to an individual land use shall supersede regulations, conditions or procedural requirements of general application.

B. A land use shall be interpreted as including structures within or on which the use is conducted.

C. Chapter and section headings, captions, illustrations and references to other sections or titles are for reference or explanation only and shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify, or in any manner affect the scope, meaning or intent of any section. In case of any ambiguity, difference of meaning or implication between text and any heading, caption or illustrations, the text and the permitted use tables in Chapter 12.06 BMC shall control. All applicable requirements shall govern a use whether or not they are cross-referenced in a text section or land use table.

D. The word “shall” is mandatory and the word “may” is discretionary.

E. Unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, words in the present tense shall include past and future tense, and words in the singular shall include the plural or vice versa. Except for words and terms defined in this title, all words and terms used in this title shall have their customary meanings.

F. The words “use,” “used,” “occupy” or “occupied” as applied to any land or building shall be interpreted to include the words “intended,” “arranged” or “designed” to be used or occupied. (Ord. 1629 § 1, 1996).