New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:48-2.4 - Terms Defined

40:48-2.4. Terms defined
2.The following terms whenever used or referred to in this act shall have the following respective meanings for the purposes of this act, unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context:

(a)"Governing body" shall mean the council, board of commissioners, trustees, committee, or other legislative body, charged with governing a municipality; provided, that in cities of the second class having a board of fire and police commissioners, the governing body shall mean such board of fire and police commissioners.

(b)"Public officer" shall mean the officer, officers, board or body who is or are authorized by ordinances adopted hereunder to exercise the powers prescribed by such ordinances and by P.L.1942, c.112 (C.40:48-2.3 et seq.). Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, nothing shall prevent a municipality from designating more than one public officer for different purposes as provided by law.

(c)"Public authority" shall mean any housing authority or any officer who is in charge of any department or branch of the government of the municipality, county or State relating to health, fire, building regulations, or to other activities concerning buildings in the municipality.

(d)"Owner" shall mean the holder or holders of the title in fee simple.

(e)"Parties in interest" shall mean all individuals, associations and corporations who have interests of record in a building and any who are in actual possession thereof.

(f)"Building" shall mean any building, or structure, or part thereof, whether used for human habitation or otherwise, and includes any outhouses, and appurtenances belonging thereto or usually enjoyed therewith.

(g)"Authority" shall mean the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority established pursuant to section 5 of P.L.1984, c.218 (C.5:12-153).

(h)"Casino licensee" shall mean any casino licensed pursuant to the provisions of the "Casino Control Act," P.L.1977, c.110 (C.5:12-1 et seq.).

L.1942,c.112,s.2; amended 1956, c.197, s.3; 1992, c.89, s.1; 2003, c.210, s.26.

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