2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:12-2 - Definitions

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 40A:12-2 (2017)

40A:12-2. Definitions

2. Definitions. The following words shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates the contrary:

(a) "Acquire" shall include acquisition by gift, devise, purchase, exchange, grant, lease, condemnation, or installment purchase agreement unless otherwise indicated.

(b) "Buildings" shall include any building or buildings and any structures, improvements, ingress or egress, grounds or plazas, necessary and incidental to the purpose of the building and the safety, comfort and well-being of its occupants.

(c) "Capital improvements" shall include, in addition to buildings, any structures, fixtures, edifices, byways, parking lots, service facilities, and any other facility necessary and incidental to the lawful performance of any function of a county or municipality.

(d) "County" means any county of this State of whatever class.

(e) "Municipality" means any town, township, borough, village or city of whatever class heretofore or hereafter created under general or special charter.

(f) "Personal property" shall mean any personal property necessary and incidental to the furnishing, refurnishing or refurbishing of a building. "Personal property" shall also include, but not be limited to, office furniture, office equipment, office supplies, computers, computer equipment, telephone equipment, cameras, tractors, lawn mowers, dump trucks, golf carts, modular office trailers, tools, janitorial supplies and farm animals.

(g) "Real property" shall include, in addition to the usual connotations thereof, development rights or easements, or any right, interest or estate in the area extending above any real property, or capital improvement thereon, to such a height or altitude as any title, interest or estate in real property may extend, commonly known as "air rights."

(h) "Resolution" or "ordinance" when used in connection with the action of a county or municipality means a resolution or ordinance adopted by the governing body of the county or municipality. In any case in which a resolution or ordinance authorizing the expenditure of public moneys is required to be approved by any other board, body or commission of the State, county or municipality, "resolution" or "ordinance" shall mean also adopted or approved by the board, body or commission authorized to take such action on behalf of the State, county or municipality.

(i) "Sale" shall include the conveyance of any estate, interest, easement or title to, or the waiver, release, or modification of any conditions, restrictions or limitations on any real property, capital improvement or personal property of the county or municipality, but shall not include any lease or exchange of such property.

L.1971,c.199,s.2; amended 1992,c.157,s.4; 1995,c.12,s.1.

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