Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1730.53

  • Building code: means the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1730.53
  • Commercial building: means a structure used for any purpose other than a one- and two-family dwelling or accessory to a one- and two-family dwelling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1730.53
  • Council: means the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1730.53
  • Fund: means the Industrialized Building Program Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1730.53
  • Industrialized building: means a commercial structure that is the following:

    (a)  Erected or installed using one or more modules or one or more modular components that are constructed at a location other than the commercial site. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1730.53

  • Modular component: means a structural part of a building constructed at a location other than the commercial site in a manner that prevents the construction from being adequately inspected for building code compliance at the commercial site without damage or removal and reconstruction of a part of the building. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1730.53
  • Module: means a three-dimensional section of industrialized building designed and approved to be transported as a single section independent of other sections, with or without modules or modular components, that prevents the construction from being adequately inspected for building code compliance without damage or removal and reconstruction of a part of the building. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1730.53
  • person: includes a body of persons, whether incorporated or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 1:10
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1730.53

As used in this Part, the following terms and phrases shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this Section, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1)  “Building code” means the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code provided for in R.S. 40:1730.21 et seq.

(2)  “Commercial building” means a structure used for any purpose other than a one- and two-family dwelling or accessory to a one- and two-family dwelling.

(3)  “Construction site building” means a commercial structure that is not open to the public and used for any purpose at a commercial site by a person constructing a building, road, bridge, utility, or other infrastructure or improvement to real property.

(4)  “Council” means the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council.

(6)  “Fund” means the Industrialized Building Program Fund.

(5)  “Industrialized building” means a commercial structure that is the following:

(a)  Erected or installed using one or more modules or one or more modular components that are constructed at a location other than the commercial site.

(b)  Designed to be used as a commercial building when the module or the modular component is transported to the commercial site and erected or installed.

(c)  Includes the structure’s plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and electrical systems.

(d)  Includes  a permanent commercial structure and a commercial structure designed to be transported from one commercial site to another commercial site.

(e)  Does not exceed three stories or forty-nine feet in height measured from the finished grade to the peak of the roof.

(7)  “Modular component” means a structural part of a building constructed at a location other than the commercial site in a manner that prevents the construction from being adequately inspected for building code compliance at the commercial site without damage or removal and reconstruction of a part of the building.

(8)  “Module” means a three-dimensional section of industrialized building designed and approved to be transported as a single section independent of other sections, with or without modules or modular components, that prevents the construction from being adequately inspected for building code compliance without damage or removal and reconstruction of a part of the building.

(9)  “Secretary” means the secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections.

Acts 2007, No. 364, §1; Acts 2009, No. 514, §1.