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  • CHAPTER2
    DEFINITIONS

    SECTION201
    GENERAL

    201.1 Scope.

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

    201.2 Interchangeability.

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

    201.3 Terms defined in other codes.

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

    201.4 Terms 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.