Arizona Revised Statutes § 48-2831 Definitions

48-2831. Definitions

In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. " Acre" means one acre of unsubdivided land.

2. " Assessment" or " assessment roll" means a special assessment made under this article.

3. " Block" means a parcel of land, whether regular or irregular, that is bounded by streets, or by one or more streets and by one or more boundary lines of the flood protection district.

4. " Board" means the board of directors of the district.

5. " Clerk" or " secretary" means a member of the board or such other person as may be designated by the board to function as a clerk or secretary.

6. " Contractor" means a contractor, or a personal representative or assignee of a contractor, and any person or entity procured pursuant to title 34, chapter 6, article 1.

7. " Delinquency" means delinquency in the payment of an assessment under this article.

8. " Engineer" means a person who, under any official title, is the civil engineer or surveyor of the district or the person appointed or employed by the board to perform the duties required of an engineer under this article.

9. " Flood protection facility" means dams, levies, diversion works, tunnels, excavations, ditches, drains, conduits, channels, outlets and outfalls of every character, and machinery, apparatus, equipment and all appliances and structures necessary or incidental to the construction, installation or operation of a complete flood protection system.

10. " Improvement bond" means a bond issued under this article.

11. " Lot" means any portion, piece, parcel or subdivision of land or property.

12. " Owner" means the person who, on the day the action or proceeding is begun or a notice is given, possesses legal title to the lot by deed recorded in the county recorder's office or the person who is in possession of the lot under claim of title or exercising acts of ownership over the lot for the person or as the personal representative of the owner.

13. " Parcel" means an unsubdivided parcel of land that is larger than an acre.

14. " Treasurer" means the treasurer of the county in which the district is located.

15. " Work" or " improvement" means the construction, reconstruction, replacement, renovation and repair of all or part of a flood protection facility.

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