This Ordinance regulating the use of the parks and property owned or controlled by the Lake Bluff Park District shall be known and may be cited as the "Conduct Ordinance of the Lake Bluff Park District."
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(a) In the interpretation of this Ordinance, its provisions shall be construed as follows: (1) Where the context permits, words in the masculine gender shall include the feminine and neuter genders and words in the singular number shall include the plural number; (2) The word "shall" is always mandatory and not merely directory; (3) The word "may" is always permissive and upon the discretion of the District; (4) This Ordinance is in addition to and supplemental to all applicable state, federal, local, and District laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations including without limitation the Park District Code (70 ILCS 1205/1-1 et seq.); (5) The meaning of any term, phrase, or word not otherwise defined in this Ordinance shall be construed and interpreted to mean the same as said term, phrase, or word is otherwise defined, construed or interpreted in such applicable federal, state, local, or District laws, ordinances, rules, or regulations; (6) The meaning of any term, phrase, or word not otherwise defined in this Ordinance or in such applicable federal, state, local, or District laws, ordinances, rules, or regulations shall retain its ordinary and properly understood meaning; (7) The descriptive headings of the various sections or parts of this Ordinance are for convenience only and shall not affect the meaning or construction, nor be used in the interpretation of any provision of this Ordinance; and, (8) An attempt to commit an act or engage in an activity prohibited under this Ordinance shall likewise be deemed prohibited in the same manner as the commission of such act or the engaging in such activity and subject to the same penalties.
(b) This Ordinance shall apply to and be enforceable within and upon all District Property, and shall regulate the use thereof by all Persons. However, no provision hereof shall make unlawful any act necessarily performed by any officer, employee or agent of the District, member of the District Police Force when acting within the scope of his authority or in his line of duty, or any other Person summoned by such person to assist him.
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