2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 40A:2-2 - Definitions

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

40A:2-2. Definitions

The following words as used in this chapter shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

"bond ordinance" means an ordinance adopted as herein provided by the governing body of a local unit authorizing obligations;

"equalized valuation basis" of a local unit means the average for the last 3 preceding years, of the sum total of

a. the aggregate equalized valuation of real property together with improvements, as certified in the Table of Equalized Valuations by the Director of the Division of Taxation in the Department of the Treasury, on October 1 of each year, pursuant to chapter 86 of the laws of 1954, and

b. the assessed valuation of Class II railroad property as set forth in the table of equalized valuations referred to in "a" above.

"governing body" means the board of chosen freeholders of a county, or the commission, council, board or body having control of the finances of a municipality;

"local improvement" means an improvement or property, part or all of the cost of which has been, or is to be specially assessed on property;

"obligations" means bonds or notes of a local unit;

"refunding bond ordinance" means an ordinance adopted by the governing body of the local unit authorizing refunding bonds.

L.1960, c. 169, s. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1962. Amended by L.1964, c. 72, s. 1.

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