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  • CHAPTER2
    DEFINITIONS

    SECTION201
    GENERAL

    201.1Scope.

    Unless otherwise expressly stated, the following words and terms shall, for the purposes of this code, have the meanings shown in this chapter.

    201.2Interchangeability.

    Words used in the present tense include the future; words stated in the masculine gender include the feminine and neuter; the singular number includes the plural and the plural, the singular.

    201.3Terms defined in other codes.

    Where terms are not defined in this code and are defined in the Florida Building Code, Energy Conservation; Florida Building Code, Fuel Gas; Florida Fire Prevention Code; Florida Building Code, Mechanical or Florida Building Code, Plumbing, such terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them as in those codes.

    201.4Terms not defined.

    Where terms are not defined through the methods authorized by this section, such terms shall have ordinarily accepted meanings such as the context implies.

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