Section: Effect of definitions on treaties, compacts, or agreements
The following words or terms as used in this act shall have the following meaning unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context:
a. "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Transportation.
b. "County" means a duly constituted county government or an appropriate governmental organization designated under paragraph (1) of subsection c. of section 4 of this act.
c. "Department" means the Department of Transportation.
d. "Development" means "development" in the meaning of section 3.1 of the "Municipal Land Use Law," P.L.1975, c.291 (C.40:55D-4).
e. "Development assessment liability date" means, with respect to any transportation development district created under this act, the date upon which the commissioner adopts an order designating the district and delineating its boundaries, which order shall be published in the New Jersey Register.
f. "Development fee" means a fee assessed on a development pursuant to an ordinance or resolution, as appropriate, adopted under section 7 of this act.
g. "Public highways" means public roads, streets, expressways, freeways, parkways, motorways and boulevards, including bridges, tunnels, overpasses, underpasses, interchanges, rest areas, express bus roadways, bus pullouts and turnarounds, park-ride facilities, traffic circles, grade separations, traffic control devices, the elimination or improvement of crossings of railroads and highways, whether at grade or not at grade, and any facilities, equipment, property, rights-of-way, easements and interests therein needed for the construction, improvement and maintenance of highways.
h. "Public transportation project" means, in connection with public transportation service or regional ridesharing programs, passenger stations, shelters and terminals, automobile parking facilities, ramps, track connections, signal systems, power systems, information and communication systems, roadbeds, transit lanes or rights-of-way, equipment storage and servicing facilities, bridges, grade crossings, rail cars, locomotives, motorbus and other motor vehicles, maintenance and garage facilities, revenue handling equipment and any other equipment, facility or property useful for or related to the provision of public transportation service or regional ridesharing programs.
i. "Transportation development district" or "district" means a district created under section 4 or section 13 of this act.
j. "Transportation project" means, in addition to public highways and public transportation projects, any equipment, facility or property useful or related to the provision of any ground, waterborne or air transportation for the movement of people and goods.
L.1989, c.100, s.3.
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