Sections
Article 1 Fireworks 36-1601 – 36-1610
Article 2 Gas Appliances 36-1621 – 36-1626
Article 2.1 Safety Glazing 36-1631 – 36-1635
Article 2.2 Smoke Detectors in Residential Housing 36-1636 – 36-1639
Article 3 Public Buildings 36-1641
Article 3.1 Hotels and Motels; Smoke Detectors 36-1645 – 36-1647
Article 4 Abandoned Refrigerators 36-1651
Article 5 Injurious Drugs and Substances 36-1661
Article 6 Lead-Based Paint 36-1672 – 36-1676
Article 7 Pool Safety 36-1681
Article 8 Environmental Exposure Risk Assessment 36-1691 – 36-1694
Article 9 Firefighting Foam 36-1696

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 36 > Chapter 13

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Approved smoke detector: means an electronic device powered by batteries or alternating current that is capable of sensing visible or invisible products of combustion, that sounds an alarm audible in all sleeping areas of a residential housing unit and that meets the standards prescribed by the office of the state fire marshal pursuant to section 37-1383. See Arizona Laws 36-1636
  • Approved smoke detector: means an electronic device powered by batteries or alternating current that is capable of sensing visible or invisible products of combustion, that sounds an alarm audible in all sleeping areas of a guest unit and that meets the standards prescribed by the office of the state fire marshal pursuant to section 37-1383. See Arizona Laws 36-1645
  • Automatic fire extinguishing equipment: means a mechanical system that puts out fires by ejecting chemicals or water. See Arizona Laws 36-1645
  • Consumer firework: means small firework devices that contain restricted amounts of pyrotechnic composition designed primarily to produce visible or audible effects by combustion and that comply with the construction, chemical composition and labeling regulations prescribed in 49 Code of Federal Regulations parts 172 and 173, regulations of the United States consumer product safety commission as prescribed in 16 Code of Federal Regulations parts 1500 and 1507 and the APA 87-1. See Arizona Laws 36-1601
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-1691
  • Director: means the director of the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-1691
  • Display firework: means large firework devices that are explosive materials intended for use in fireworks displays and designed to produce visible or audible effects by combustion, deflagration or detonation as prescribed by 49 Code of Federal Regulations part 172, regulations of the United States consumer product safety commission as prescribed in 16 Code of Federal Regulations parts 1500 and 1507 and the APA 87-1. See Arizona Laws 36-1601
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Governing body: means the board of supervisors of a county as to the area within the county but without the corporate limits of an incorporated city or town and means the governing body of an incorporated city or town as to the area within its corporate limits. See Arizona Laws 36-1601
  • Guest unit: means a room in a motel or hotel that is offered for lodging. See Arizona Laws 36-1645
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Landowner: means any owner of a legal or equitable interest in real property, including the heirs, devisees, successors, assigns and personal representative of the owner, or a representative authorized by a landowner to submit to a city or town a development application for a property for approval. See Arizona Laws 9-1201
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Liquefied petroleum gas: means any hydrocarbon or mixture of hydrocarbons composed predominantly of propane, propylene, butanes, normal butane, isobutane or butylenes. See Arizona Laws 36-1621
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Panels immediately adjacent to: means the first fixed glazed panel on either or both sides of a door in a hazardous location, whether or not on the same plane and whether or not divided by a horizontal mullion, eighteen inches to forty-eight inches in width, the nearest vertical edge of which is located within three feet horizontally of the nearest vertical edge of the door and the bottom edge is less than eighteen inches above the floor level. See Arizona Laws 36-1631
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes an individual, partnership, firm or corporation. See Arizona Laws 36-1601
  • Person: means a natural person, a corporation, partnership, firm, receiver or trustee or any organized group of persons. See Arizona Laws 36-1621
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: means all real property subject to zoning regulations and restrictions by a city or town. See Arizona Laws 9-1201
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Protected development right: means the right to undertake and complete the development and use of property under the terms and conditions of a protected development right plan and this article, without compliance with subsequent changes in zoning regulations and development standards, except as provided by section 9-1204. See Arizona Laws 9-1201
  • Protected development right plan: means a plan submitted by a landowner to a city or town, that, if approved by the legislative body of the city or town and if identified as a protected development right plan at the time it is submitted, grants the landowner, for a specified period of time, a protected development right to undertake and complete the development as shown on the plan. See Arizona Laws 9-1201
  • Public buildings: means hotels, motels, dormitories, health care institutions, theatres, stadiums, gymnasiums, amusement park buildings, schools and other buildings used for educational purposes, museums, restaurants, bars, places of worship and other buildings of public assembly. See Arizona Laws 36-1631
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Residential housing unit: means a one or two family dwelling unit, including a detached, semi-detached or duplex unit, or a multi-family dwelling unit including an apartment or condominium. See Arizona Laws 36-1636
  • Risk assessment: means a procedure that produces a quantitative or qualitative estimate of public health risks from an environmental exposure. See Arizona Laws 36-1691
  • Safety glazing material: means any glazing material, including, but not limited to, tempered glass, laminated glass, wire glass or rigid plastic which meets the test requirements of the American national standards institute (ANSI) standard Z-97. See Arizona Laws 36-1631
  • Sleeping area: means any area of a residential housing unit in which bedrooms or sleeping rooms are located. See Arizona Laws 36-1636
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215