“Agent” means a person acting on behalf of another.
“Borough” means the Haines Borough, Alaska.
“Computation of time” means the time within which an act is to be done. It shall be computed by excluding the first day and including the last day; and if the last day is a Saturday or Sunday or a legal holiday, that day shall be excluded.
“Fee” means a sum of money charged by the borough for the carrying on of a business, profession, occupation, or to pay for a permit.
Knowingly. The word “knowingly” imports only a knowledge that the facts exist which brings the act or omission within the provisions of this code. It does not require any knowledge of the unlawfulness of such act or omission.
“Law” denotes applicable federal law, the constitution and statutes of the state of Alaska, the ordinances of the borough and, when appropriate, any and all rules and regulations which may be promulgated thereunder.
“License” means the permission granted for the carrying on of a business, profession or occupation.
May. The word “may” is permissive.
“Oath” shall be construed to include an affirmation or declaration in all cases in which, by law, an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in such cases the words “swear” and “sworn” shall be equivalent to the words “affirm” and “affirmed.”
“Operator” means the person who is in charge of any operation, business or profession.
Owner. Applied to a building or land, the word “owner” includes any part owner, joint owner, tenant in common, joint tenant or tenant of the entirety, or agent in charge for any of the foregoing, of the whole or a part of such building or land.
“Peace officer” means any officer of the state police, members of the police force of any incorporated city or borough, United States marshals and their deputies, and other officers whose duty it is to enforce and preserve the public peace.
“Person” means a natural person, joint venture, joint stock company, partnership, association, club, company, corporation, business, trust, organization, or the manager, lessee, agent, servant, officer or employee of any of them.
“Personal property” includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt.
“Presiding officer” means the mayor or designee.
“Property” includes real and personal property.
“Real property” includes lands, tenements and hereditaments.
“State” means the state of Alaska.
“Street” includes all streets, highways, avenues, lanes, alleys, courts, places, squares, curbs, parking areas, or other public ways which have been or may hereafter be dedicated and open to public use, or such other public property so designated in any law of the state of Alaska.
“Written” includes e-mailed, printed, typewritten, handwritten, faxed or photocopied.
“Year” means a calendar year.