2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 40A:12-33 - Definitions

40A:12-33. Definitions

As used in this act:

a. "Application" means all information required by the municipality of an applicant in order to make a determination regarding the sale of in rem property;

b. "In rem property" means any residential property consisting of less than five dwelling units, to which a municipality has acquired title pursuant to the "In Rem Tax Foreclosure Act (1948)," P.L. 1948, c. 96 (C. 54:5-104.29 et seq.);

c. "Enforcing agency" means the enforcing agency in any municipality designated to administer and enforce the "State Uniform Construction Code Act" pursuant to section 8 of P.L. 1975, c. 217 (C. 52:27D-126), and regulations promulgated thereunder;

d. "Owner" means the owner or owners in fee of the property or a lesser estate therein, a mortgagee or vendee in possession, an assignee of rents, receiver, executor, trustee, lessee, or any other person, firm or corporation, directly or indirectly in control of a building, structure or real property;

e. "Qualified applicant" or "applicant" means an applicant for an urban homestead who is at least 18 years of age upon application;

f. "Urban homesteader" means a person who has been granted title to an in rem property under the conditions set forth in this act;

g. "Urban homesteading agency" or "homesteading agency" means that governmental entity designated to administer the urban homesteading program pursuant to section 4 of this act; and

h. "Urban homesteading program" means the process by which title to in rem property is conveyed by a municipality to an urban homesteader.

L. 1988, c. 148, s. 3.

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