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City of San Mateo Municipal Code.

1.01.040 GRAMMATICAL INTERPRETATION.

Unless otherwise specified in this code, the following grammatical interpretations shall prevail:

(a) Genders. Any gender includes the other gender;

(b) Singular and Plural. The singular number includes the plural; the plural includes the singular;

(c) Tenses. Unless otherwise provided in this code, words, phrases, or sentences used in the present tense include the past and future tenses; words, phrases or sentences used in the past tense include the present and future tenses; words, phrases or sentences used in the future tense include the present and past tenses.