[CC 1976 §700.010]
Whenever the word "person" is used, that word shall include, when appropriate, an individual person, or any firm, association, company, corporation, or any other group of persons operating together or any other legal entity.
Whenever the singular is used, it shall include the plural.
Whenever the masculine gender is used, it shall include the feminine gender.
Whenever the word "City" is used that word shall mean the City of Shrewsbury.
[CC 1976 §700.020]
Whenever reference is made to any law of the State of Missouri, then, unless otherwise provided, such reference shall be prospective.
Whenever reference is made to any ordinance of St. Louis County, then, unless otherwise provided, such reference shall be prospective, and any other specification of Chapter or Section in the Revised Ordinances of St. Louis County shall be for convenience only, and shall not indicate any intention that the reference shall not be prospective.
[CC 1976 §700.030]
The headings of Sections, Chapters and Titles are intended merely as guides and not as part of this Code for purposes of interpretation or construction.
[CC 1976 §700.040]
This Code shall be known as the Municipal Code of the City of Shrewsbury, and the word "Code", when used in any Title, Chapter or Section of this Code shall mean the Municipal Code of the City of Shrewsbury.
[CC 1976 §710.010]
The Sections, paragraphs, sentences and clauses of this Code are severable and if any Section, paragraph, sentence or clause of this Code is declared to be unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, such unconstitutionality shall have no effect upon any of the remaining sections, paragraphs, sentences or clauses of this Code.