2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 4:24-2 - Words and phrases defined

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 4:24-2 (2017)

4:24-2. Words and phrases defined

Wherever used or referred to in this chapter, unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context:

a. "District" or "soil conservation district" means a governmental subdivision of this state, and a public body corporate and politic, organized in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, for the purposes, with the powers, and subject to the restrictions hereinafter set forth;

b. "Supervisor" means one of the members of the governing body of a district, appointed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter;

c. "Committee" or "state soil conservation committee" means the agency created in article three of this chapter;

d. "Petition" means a petition filed under the provisions of article 4 of this chapter (s. 4:24-7 et seq.) for the creation of a district;

e. "State" means the state of New Jersey;

f. "Agency of this state" includes the government of this state and any subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the government of this state;

g. "United States" or "agencies of the United States" includes the United States of America, the soil conservation service of the United States department of agriculture, and any other agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America;

h. "Government" or "governmental" includes the government of this state, the government of the United States, and any subdivision, agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of either of them;

i. "Landowner" includes any person, firm or corporation who shall hold title to any lands lying within a district organized under the provisions of this chapter;

j. "Due notice" means notice published at least twice, with an interval of at least seven days between the two publication dates, in a newspaper or other publication of general circulation within the appropriate area, or if no such publication of general circulation be available, by posting at a reasonable number of conspicuous places, within the appropriate area, such posting to include, where possible, posting at public places where it may be customary to post notices concerning county or municipal affairs generally. At any hearing held pursuant to such notice, at the time and place designated in such notice, adjournment may be made from time to time, without the necessity of renewing such notice for such adjourned dates.

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