New Jersey Revised Statutes § 55:13c-2 - Definitions.

55:13C-2 Definitions.

1.Section 2 of P.L.1985, c.48 (C.55:13C-2) is amended to read as follows:

As used in this act:

"Emergency condition" means and includes, but is not limited to, a snow emergency, excessive cold or heat, storms or other weather-related conditions.

"Emergency shelter for the homeless" means a building or structure in which a public entity or a private, nonprofit organization provides shelter, or food and shelter, to individuals and families having neither a home nor the means to obtain a home or other temporary lodging.

"Licensed capacity" means the number of individuals specified by a public officer of a municipality or the Department of Community Affairs as the maximum occupancy level of an emergency shelter for the homeless, or the number of individuals indicated on the certificate of occupancy of the shelter.

L.1985, c.48, s.2; amended 2013, c.204, s.1.

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