In addition to the General Provisions in Chapter 1 of the Monterey City Code, the following rules of construction shall apply:
A.The particular shall control the general.
B.Unless the context clearly indicates the contrary, the following conjunctions shall be interpreted as follows:
1.“And” indicates that all connected words or provisions shall apply.
2.“Or” indicates that the connected words or provisions may apply singly or in any combination.
3.“Either . . . or” indicates that the connected words or provisions shall apply singly but not in combination.
C.In case of conflict between the text and a diagram, the text shall control.
D.All references to departments, commissions, boards, or other public agencies are to those of the City of Monterey, unless otherwise indicated.
E.All references to public officials are to those of the City of Monterey, and include designated deputies of such officials, unless otherwise indicated.
F.All references to days are to calendar days unless otherwise indicated. If a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, it shall be extended to the next working day.
G.Article and section headings contained herein shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify or in any manner affect the scope, meaning or intent of any section hereof.
H.The words “activities” and “facilities” include any part thereof.