2011 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 101. Department of commerce--regulation of industry, buildings and safety.
101.61101.61 Definitions. In this subchapter:
101.61(1)(1) "Dwelling" means any building that contains one or 2 dwelling units. "Dwelling unit" means a structure or that part of a structure which is used or intended to be used as a home, residence or sleeping place by one person or by 2 or more persons maintaining a common household, to the exclusion of all others.
101.61(2)(2) "Owner" means any person having a legal or equitable interest in the dwelling. "Owner" does not include any person whose legal or equitable interest in the dwelling is a security interest derived solely from the extension of credit to permit construction or remodeling of the dwelling or purchase of the dwelling by a 3rd party.
101.61 - ANNOT.History: 1975 c. 404; 1979 c. 89, 148; 1989 a. 109.
101.61 - ANNOT.The dwelling code applies to additions to buildings initially constructed after the effective date of the one- and two-family dwelling code act. 67 Atty. Gen. 191.
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