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

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 36 > Chapter 13

  • Agreement: means any agreement or contract. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • 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
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Automatic fire extinguishing equipment: means a mechanical system that puts out fires by ejecting chemicals or water. See Arizona Laws 36-1645
  • boundaries: means :

    (a) For a city or town, all of the area within the corporate limits of the city or town. See Arizona Laws 9-1401

  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Holdover cable operator: means an incumbent cable operator that elects under sections 9-1412 and 9-1413 to continue to operate within its service area pursuant to its local license. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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
  • License: means a franchise as defined in 47 United States Code section 522. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • 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
  • Local government: means any city, including a charter city, town or county. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • Local law: means any charter, code, ordinance, resolution, regulation or other law of a local government. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Subscriber: means any person in this state that purchases video service. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • Telecommunications provider: means a person that is required to obtain from the corporation commission a certificate of public convenience and necessity to provide telecommunications service. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • 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