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Section: Applications for commissioner's approval

Statute: 52:27D-196

As used in this act: a. "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs or his delegate. b. "Department" means the Department of Community Affairs. c. "Fire safety commission" means the fire safety commission created by section 5 of P.L. 1983, c. 382 (C. 52:27D-25e). d. "High-rise structure" means a building or structure having floors used for human occupancy located either more than six stories or more than 75 feet above the lowest level accessible to a fire department vehicle. e. "Life hazard use" means a building or structure, or part thereof, classified in any of the following use groups in the 1981 edition of the Building Officials and Code Administrators International (BOCA) Basic Building Code: A-1, A-2, A-3, A-5, and I, a covered mall subject to section 630.0 of the 1981 edition of the BOCA Basic Building Code, and any other use which the commissioner defines by regulation as a life hazard. f. "Dwelling unit" means a room, suite, or apartment which is occupied or intended to be occupied for dwelling purposes by one or more persons living independently of persons in similar dwelling units. g. "Enforcing agency" means the department, a municipal or county department or agency, or a fire district which has been authorized by municipal ordinance to enforce this act. h. "Protective equipment" mean any equipment, device, system or apparatus permitted or required by the commissioner to be constructed or installed in or upon a building, structure or premises for the purpose of protecting the occupants or intended occupants thereof, fire fighters or the public generally from fire or other products of combustion. i. "Owner" means a person who owns, purports to own, manages, rents, leases or exercises control over a building, structure or premises. L.1983, c. 383, s. 5.

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