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Chapter 1103 Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code 9721 – 9725

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 10 > Part 14 - Building Code

  • Access aisle: means a designated space for maneuvering a wheelchair or other mobility device when entering or exiting a vehicle, and that is immediately adjacent to a properly designated parking space for a person with a disability. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Accredited: means an educational institution that is approved by the United States Department of Education or a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • ACOTE: means the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, a nationally recognized accrediting agency for professional programs in the field of occupational therapy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Action for professional negligence: means any action for damages for injury or death against any health care provider, its agents or employees, or health care practitioner or the health care practitioner's agents or employees, whether based upon tort or breach of contract or otherwise, arising out of the provision or failure to provide health care services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Adjudication: means a finding by a court that a person has committed a traffic infraction and includes the acceptance by the clerk of the violations bureau or any judicial division of an answer of not contested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Admitted assets: means those assets owned by the corporation, recognized pursuant to Title 24-A, section 901-A, reduced in amount by any applicable provision of this Title or Title 24-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Adult use marijuana: means marijuana cultivated, manufactured, distributed or sold by a marijuana establishment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Advanced emergency medical person: means an emergency medical services person licensed to perform advanced emergency medical treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Advanced emergency medical treatment: means those portions of emergency medical treatment:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Advanced exploration: means any metallic mineral bulk sampling or exploratory activity that exceeds those activities that are exploration activities and are specified in rules adopted by the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Adverse professional competence review action: means an action based upon professional competence review activity to reduce, restrict, suspend, deny, revoke or fail to grant or renew a physician's or veterinarian's:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affected area: means an area outside of a mining area where the land surface, surface water, groundwater, air resources, soils or existing uses are potentially affected by mining operations as determined through an environmental impact assessment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Affected land: means reclaimed and unreclaimed land, land that has or will have the overburden removed, land on which stumps, spoil or other solid waste has or will be deposited and storage areas or other land, except natural buffer strips, that will be or has been used in connection with the excavation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • Affected land: means all reclaimed and unreclaimed land, land that has or will have the overburden removed, land on which stumps, spoil or other solid waste has or will be deposited and storage areas or other land, except natural buffer strips, that will be or has been used in connection with a quarry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • 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.
  • Agriculture: means the production, keeping or maintenance for sale or lease of plants or animals, including, but not limited to, forages and sod crops, grains and seed crops, dairy animals and dairy products, poultry and poultry products, livestock, fruits and vegetables and ornamental and greenhouse products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Airblast: means an atmospheric compression wave resulting from the detonation of explosives, whether resulting from the motion of blasted materials or the expansion of gases from the explosion. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Altered vehicle: means a motor vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds or less that is modified so that the distance from the ground to the lowermost point on any part of the frame or body is different from the manufacturer's specifications, unless that difference is caused by:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Alternative: means a substitute process, product, material, chemical, strategy or combination of these that serves a functionally equivalent purpose to a chemical in a package or packaging component. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Ambulance: means any vehicle, whether an air, ground or water vehicle, that is designed, constructed or routinely used or intended to be used for the transportation of ill or injured persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Ambulance equipment: means those materials and devices which are carried in ambulances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Ambulance service: means any person, persons or organization which holds itself out to be a provider of transportation of ill or injured persons or which routinely provides transportation for ill or injured persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • American Sign Language proficiency interview: means a holistic language evaluation that is used to determine global American Sign Language proficiency and that is administered by an educational testing service organization and evaluated by an American Sign Language evaluation service organization recognized by the director. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Antique auto: means an automobile or truck manufactured in or after model year 1916 that is:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Antique motorcycle: means a motorcycle or a motor-driven cycle that is:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Any election: means primary and general elections and referenda, whether regular or special. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • AOTA: means the American Occupational Therapy Association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • 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
  • Aquatic life: means any plants or animals which live at least part of their life cycle in fresh water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Architect: means the person or firm retained by the contracting agency to design the project to which the 1% provision of this chapter applies. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 452
  • Area reference and resource center: means a large public, school or academic library designated by the State Librarian and receiving state aid for the purposes of making its resources and services available without charge to all residents within a library region, of providing supplementary library services to local libraries within the library region and of coordinating the services of all local libraries within the library region that by contract become part of the library region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 110
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Articulated bus: means a bus consisting of 2 passenger-carrying sections in which the rear body section is flexibly but permanently connected to the front section in a manner that allows the vehicle to bend without having an interior barrier to movement between sections of the vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Artist: means a practitioner in the arts, generally recognized as a professional by critics and peers, who produces works of art and who is not the architect or an employee of the architectural firm retained by the contracting agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 452
  • As naturally occurs: means conditions with essentially the same physical, chemical and biological characteristics as found in situations with similar habitats free of measurable effects of human activity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine as established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4861
  • Autocycle: means a 3-wheeled motorcycle that has a steering wheel or handlebars, floor pedals for automotive-style controls and seating that does not require the operator to straddle or sit astride a seat and that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Automobile: means a motor vehicle designed for the conveyance of passengers that has a seating capacity of not more than 15 persons, including the operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Auxiliary power unit: means an integrated system that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Axle: means an assembly of a vehicle consisting of 2 or more wheels whose centers are in one horizontal plane and by which a portion of the weight of a vehicle load may be transmitted to the roadway. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Axle weight: means the weight of an axle plus the weight of the load carried by the axle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Basement: means any portion of a structure with a floor-to-ceiling height of 6 feet or more and having more than 50% of its volume below the existing ground level. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Basic emergency medical services person: means a person licensed to perform basic emergency medical treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Basic emergency medical treatment: means those portions of emergency medical treatment:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Beneficiation: includes , but is not limited to, crushing, grinding, washing, dissolution, crystallization, filtration, sorting, sizing, drying, sintering, pelletizing, briquetting, calcining, roasting in preparation for leaching to produce a final or intermediate product that does not undergo further beneficiation or processing, gravity concentration, magnetic separation, electrostatic separation, flotation, ion exchange, solvent extraction, electrowinning, precipitation, amalgamation and dump, vat, tank and in situ leaching. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Bicycle: means a vehicle primarily propelled by human power, operated by a person usually seated on a seat and driven on the ground on wheels by the operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2322
  • Bicycle: means a device primarily propelled by human power, operated by a person usually seated on a seat and driven on the ground on wheels by the operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Bicycle helmet: means a piece of protective headgear intended for bicyclists that meets or exceeds the Consumer Products Safety Commission's standards. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2322
  • Bicycle passenger: means any person who is traveling on a bicycle, a bicycle trailer or a similar product but is not an operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2322
  • Bicycle passenger seat: means a seat separate from the saddle or seat for the operator of the bicycle or bicycle trailer or similar product that is securely fastened to the frame of the bicycle and is specifically designed for bicycle passenger use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2322
  • Bicycle taxi: means a bicycle designed to carry passengers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2322
  • Bicycle taxi passenger: means a person who is traveling on a bicycle taxi but is not the operator of the bicycle taxi. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2322
  • Bikeway: means a vehicle way, paved or unpaved, upon which bicycles, unicycles or other vehicles propelled by human power may be pedaled. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2322
  • Blast site: means the area where explosive material is handled during the loading of drilled blastholes, including the perimeter formed by the loaded blastholes and 50 feet in all directions from loaded blastholes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Blaster: means a person qualified to be in charge of or responsible for the loading and firing of a blast. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Blasting: means the use of explosives to break up or otherwise aid in the extraction or removal of a rock or other consolidated natural formation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Board: means the Board of Examiners in Physical Therapy as created in section 3112. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 3111
  • Board: shall mean the Board of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4171
  • Board: means the Board of Licensure in Medicine, the Board of Dental Practice or the Board of Osteopathic Licensure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Board: means the Technical Building Codes and Standards Board established in Title 5, section 12004-G, subsection 5-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9721
  • Board: means the Emergency Medical Services' Board established pursuant to section 88. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Board: means the Board of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • Board: means the Board of Occupational Therapy Practice established under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Body piercer: means a person who performs body piercing on another. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4321
  • Body piercing: means the creation of an opening in the body of a human being for the purpose of inserting jewelry or other decoration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4321
  • Body piercing establishment: means the premises where a body piercer performs body piercing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4321
  • Bond: means revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Bonds: means any bonds, notes, interim certificates, debentures or other obligations issued by an authority under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Borrow pit: means a mining operation undertaken primarily to extract and remove sand, fill or gravel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 482
  • Building code: means any part or portion of any edition of a code that regulates the construction of a building, including codes published by the International Code Council or Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9721
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Bus: means a motor vehicle designed for carrying more than 15 persons, including the operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Business or residential district: means the part of a municipality, contiguous to a way, that is built up with structures that are situated less than 150 feet apart for a distance of at least 1/4 of a mile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Candidate: means any person who has filed a petition under either sections 335 and 336 or sections 354 and 355 and has qualified as a candidate by either procedure, or any person who has received contributions or made expenditures or has given consent for any other person to receive contributions or make expenditures with the intent of qualifying as a candidate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Central voter registration system: means a single electronic information system and database for voter registration information maintained by the Secretary of State and used by all municipal jurisdictions in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Certificate: shall mean a certificate of competency issued by the board stating that the applicant has met the requirements for the specified operator classification. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4171
  • Certificate: means the document issued by the commissioner to a person indicating that the person is certified by the State as qualified to perform the job indicated in that document. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Certification examination: means the certification examination for an occupational therapist or the certification examination for an occupational therapy assistant, both of which are administered by NBCOT. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Certified reserve officer: means an officer who has attended the 100-hour reserve training program sponsored by the Maine Criminal Justice Academy and has received the academy's certification as a reserve officer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Certified responsible managing supervisor: means a person certified by the State as qualified to determine whether the plan and installation of fire sprinkler systems meet the standards provided by law, rule and regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charitable trust: has the meaning set forth in Title 5, section 194-A, subsection 1, paragraph C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Charitable trust plan: means the plan submitted to the Attorney General pursuant to Title 5, section 194-A, subsection 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Chemical: means a substance with a distinct molecular composition or a group of structurally related substances and includes the breakdown products of the substance or substances that form through decomposition, degradation or metabolism. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Classic vehicle: means a motor vehicle that is at least 16 years old but less than 26 years old that the Secretary of State determines is of significance to vehicle collectors because of its make, model and condition and is valued at more than $5,000. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • clay: means a material that consists of particles of such a size that 45% or more of the fraction of those particles able to pass through a 3-inch sieve pass through the United States Standard Number 200 sieve, or a material that exhibits similar erosion potential, difficulty of stabilization or runoff based upon its gradation, plasticity, permeability or other relevant criteria. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • Closure: includes , but is not limited to, actions taken to contain metallic mineral wastes on site and to ensure the integrity of waste management structures and the permanent securement of pits, shafts and underground workings. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Coastal sand dune systems: means sand and gravel deposits within a marine beach system, including, but not limited to, beach berms, frontal dunes, dune ridges, back dunes and other sand and gravel areas deposited by wave or wind action. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Coastal wetlands: means all tidal and subtidal lands; all areas with vegetation present that is tolerant of salt water and occurs primarily in a salt water or estuarine habitat; and any swamp, marsh, bog, beach, flat or other contiguous lowland that is subject to tidal action during the highest tide level for the year in which an activity is proposed as identified in tide tables published by the National Ocean Service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Coastal wetlands: means all tidal and subtidal lands; all lands with vegetation present that is tolerant of salt water and occurs primarily in a salt water or estuarine habitat; and any swamp, marsh, bog, beach, flat or other contiguous low land that is subject to tidal action during the highest tide level for the year in which an activity is proposed as identified in tide tables published by the National Ocean Service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Color pollution unit: means that measure of water color derived from comparison with a standard measure prepared according to the specifications of the current edition of "Standard Methods for Examination of Water and Wastewater" adopted by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, or an equivalent measure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Combination vehicle: means a motor vehicle consisting of a truck or truck tractor in combination with one or more trailers or semitrailers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Combined sewer overflow: means a discharge of excess wastewater from a municipal or quasi-municipal sewerage system that conveys both sanitary wastes and storm water in a single pipe system and that is in direct response to a storm event or snowmelt. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Commercial fishing activities: means activities directly related to commercial fishing and those commercial activities commonly associated with or supportive of commercial fishing, such as the manufacture or sale of ice, bait and nets, and the sale, manufacture, installation or repair of boats, engines and other equipment commonly used on boats. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Commercial motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles used in commerce to transport passengers or property if the motor vehicle:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Commission: means the Maine Arts Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 452
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4171
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • 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.
  • Community function: means mechanisms of uptake, storage and transfer of life-sustaining materials available to a biological community which determines the efficiency of use and the amount of export of the materials from the community. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Community public water system primary protection area: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conditional license: means a license granted to an applicant who has completed the educational requirements under section 1524?C, passed a national interpreter certification knowledge exam and passed an American Sign Language proficiency interview but who is not certified with the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Construction: means the construction or renovation of a public building or public facility, the cost of which is at least $100,000, but does not include repairs or minor alterations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 452
  • Contaminant: means any physical, chemical, biological or radiological substance or matter in water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • contamination: means nonattainment of water quality standards, the cause of which is attributable to a mining operation, as:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contracting agency: means the agency of State Government to which funds have been appropriated or allocated by the Legislature for the construction of any public building or other public facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 452
  • Conversion: means the process by which an organization, with the approval of the superintendent, converts to a domestic stock insurer pursuant to this subsection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Conversion plan: means a written plan that sets forth the provisions required by the superintendent, that is filed with the superintendent pursuant to this subsection, that sets forth a complete description of the proposed conversion and that contains sufficient detail to permit the superintendent to make the findings required under this subsection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Converted stock insurer: means the domestic stock insurer resulting from a conversion pursuant to this subsection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • County legislative delegation: means all state legislators whose legislative districts, in whole or in part, lie within the boundaries of a county. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • Credible scientific evidence: means the results of a study, the experimental design and conduct of which have undergone independent scientific peer review, that are published in a peer-reviewed journal or in a publication of an authoritative federal or international governmental agency, including but not limited to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, National Toxicology Program, Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; the United States Environmental Protection Agency; the World Health Organization; and the European Union, European Chemicals Agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • Crosswalk: means the portion of a way:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • cultivate: means the planting, propagation, growing, harvesting, drying, curing, grading, trimming or other processing of marijuana for use or sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Cultivation facility: means a facility licensed under this chapter to purchase marijuana plants and seeds from other cultivation facilities; to cultivate, prepare and package adult use marijuana; to sell adult use marijuana to products manufacturing facilities, to marijuana stores and to other cultivation facilities; and to sell marijuana plants and seeds to other cultivation facilities and immature marijuana plants and seedlings to marijuana stores. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Cultural agencies: means the Maine Arts Commission, the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, the Maine Library Commission, the Maine State Museum Commission, the Maine Humanities Council, the Maine Historical Society and the Maine State Archives and programs of these organizations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 551
  • Curb: means the edge of a sidewalk nearest to a way or either edge of the wrought or usually traveled part of a way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Custom vehicle: means a motor vehicle manufactured after model year 1948 that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Daytime: means any time from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • De minimis level: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • Deaf interpreter: means a person whose sense of hearing is nonfunctional for the purpose of communication, whose primary means of communication is visual or tactile and who provides intermediary interpreting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Deaf person: means a person whose sense of hearing is nonfunctional for the purpose of communication and whose primary means of communication is visual or tactile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Densely developed area: means any commercial, industrial or compact residential area of 10 or more acres with a density of at least one principal structure per 2 acres. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4311
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4321
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Detonating cord: means a flexible cord containing a center core of high explosives that may be used to initiate other explosives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • development: means any federal, state, municipal, quasi-municipal, educational, charitable, residential, commercial or industrial development that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 482
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Direct discharge: means any discernible, confined and discrete conveyance, including, but not limited to, any pipe, ditch, channel, tunnel, conduit, well, discrete fissure, container, rolling stock, concentrated animal feeding operation or vessel or other floating craft, from which pollutants are or may be discharged. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Direction: means continuing verbal and written contact by a physical therapist with a physical therapist assistant including periodic on-site supervision adequate to ensure the safety and welfare of the patient. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 3111
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation within the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Director: means the Director of Maine Emergency Medical Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation within the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Directors: means the Director of the Maine Arts Commission, the Director of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, the State Librarian, the Director of the Maine State Museum, the Director of the Maine Humanities Council, the Director of the Maine Historical Society and the State Archivist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 551
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Distributor: means any person, firm or corporation that sells a packaged product to a retailer in this State or any person, firm or corporation that receives a shipment or consignment of, or in any other manner acquires, packaged products outside the State for sale to consumers in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Domestic pollutants: means any material, including, without limitation, sanitary wastes, waste water from household activities or waste waters with similar chemical characteristics, which are generated at residential or commercial locations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Dredge spoils: means sand, silt, mud, gravel, rock or other sediment or material that is moved from coastal wetlands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Drive-away saddlemount vehicle transporter combination: means a vehicle combination designed and specifically used to tow up to 3 trucks or truck tractors, each connected by a saddle to the frame or 5th wheel of the vehicle in front of it. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Dry stack tailings management: means the process of disposing of dewatered, compacted mine tailings into a freestanding, stable structure on an area with an impervious liner designed to shed water to a water collection and treatment system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Efficiency Maine project: means a project approved by the Efficiency Maine Trust Board, as established in Title 5, section 12004-G, subsection 10-C, to carry out the purposes of Title 35-A, chapter 97 relating to increasing energy efficiency or conservation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Election official: means a warden, ward clerk, deputy warden or election clerk. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Electric bicycle: means a 2-wheel or 3-wheel bicycle with fully operable pedals and an electric motor of less than 750 watts that is a Class 1 electric bicycle, a Class 2 electric bicycle or a Class 3 electric bicycle as defined in this subsection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Electric personal assistive mobility device: means a self-balancing, 2-nontandem-wheeled device, designed to transport only one person, with an electric propulsion system that limits the maximum speed of the device to 15 miles per hour or less. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Eligible collateral: means accounts, as-extracted collateral, chattel paper, commercial tort claims, consumer goods, deposit accounts, documents, equipment, farm products, fixtures, general intangibles, instruments, investment property, inventory, letter of credit rights, manufactured homes, money, real estate, supporting obligations and accessions to any of the foregoing and any other business assets. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Emergency medical treatment: means those skills, techniques and judgments, as defined by the board, which are directed to maintaining, improving or preventing the deterioration of the medical condition of the patient and which are appropriate to be delivered by trained persons at the scene of a patient's illness or injury outside the hospital and during transportation to the hospital. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Energy conservation project: means the purchasing and installation of energy conservation equipment or facilities, including building modifications. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Energy distribution system project: means an energy distribution system owned, in whole or in part, by an individual, municipality, corporation or other governmental entity or business association and that uses biomass, peat, solar, waste, water and related dams, wind, wood or coal or that distributes or transmits oil, biofuels, propane, compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas or natural gas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Energy generating system project: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Estuarine and marine life: means any plants or animals which live at least part of their life cycle in salt water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Excavation: means an excavation for borrow, topsoil, clay or silt, whether alone or in combination. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Explosive: means any chemical compound or other chemical substance that contains oxidizing or combustible materials used for the purpose of producing an explosion intended to break or move rock, earth or other materials. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • facility: means any aboveground oil storage tank or tanks, together with associated piping, and transfer and dispensing facilities located over land or water of the State at a single location for more than 4 months per year and used or intended to be used for the storage or supply of oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Fair market value: means the value of an organization or an affiliate or the value of the assets of such an entity determined as if the entity had voting stock outstanding and 100% of its stock were freely transferrable and available for purchase without restrictions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Farming: means engaging in farming in all its branches and the cultivation and tillage of the soil as a livelihood and includes dairying; raising livestock, freshwater fish, fur-bearing animals or poultry; producing, cultivating, growing and harvesting fruit, produce or floricultural or horticultural commodities; or any practices on a farm that are incident to or in conjunction with these farming operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Feasible: means capable of being done within the current limitation of economics and technology, as determined by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Federal Government: means the United States, the President of the United States and any current or future corporation, department, agency, authority or instrumentality created, designated or established by the United States, including, but not limited to, the Federal Land Bank, the Federal Intermediate Credit Bank and the Bank for Cooperatives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Final-stage manufacturer: means a manufacturer who performs manufacturing operations on an incomplete vehicle such that the vehicle becomes complete. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • financial assistance: means guarantees, leases, insurance, financing credits, loans or the purchase or discounts thereof, letters of credit, financing assistance payments, grants or other financial aid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Financial document: means a lease, installment sale agreement, conditional sale agreement, note, mortgage, loan agreement or other instrument pertaining to an extension of financial assistance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • financial institution: means any bank, trust company, national banking association, savings bank, savings and loan association, federal savings and loan association, industrial bank, mortgage company, insurance company, credit union, local development corporation or any other institution or entity authorized to do business in this State, or any state or federal agency which customarily provides financing assistance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Fire sprinkler system: means an assembly of overhead piping or conduits that conveys water with or without other agents to dispersal openings or devices to extinguish, control or contain fire and to provide protection from exposure to fire or the products of combustion, planned in accordance with a national or state standard. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Fire sprinkler system contractor: means a person licensed by the commissioner to undertake the planning, installation or inspection of a fire sprinkler system or any part of such a system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Fish truck: means a 2-axle or 3-axle motor truck used primarily to harvest and transport fish or marine animals, including use in aquaculture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Flight nurse: means any registered professional nurse, currently licensed in the State, who has completed a prehospital care curriculum authorized by the Emergency Medical Services' Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Floodplain wetland: means lands adjacent to a river, stream or brook that are inundated with floodwater during a 100-year flood event and that under normal circumstances support a prevalence of wetland vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soils. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Floodway: means the channel of a river or other water course and the adjacent land areas that must be reserved to allow for the discharge of a 100-year flood without cumulatively increasing the water surface elevation of the 100-year flood by more than one foot. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Flyrock: means rock that is propelled through the air or across the ground as a result of blasting and that leaves the blast area. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Food contact chemical of high concern: means a chemical identified by the department pursuant to section 1742. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • Food package: includes , but is not limited to, a food or beverage product that is contained in a food package or to which a food package is applied, a packaging component of a food package and plastic disposable gloves used in commercial or institutional food service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Footprint: means the outline of a structure on the ground, except that for a building "footprint" means the outline that would be created on the ground by extending the exterior walls of a building to the ground surface. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Footprint: means the entire area of ground covered by the structures on a premises, including cantilevered or similar overhanging extensions, as well as unenclosed structures, such as patios and decks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • For-hire transportation: means the transportation for compensation of passengers, freight or merchandise not owned by the carrier. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Forest management activities: means timber stand improvement, timber harvesting activities, forest products harvesting and regeneration of forest stands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Forested wetland: means a freshwater wetland dominated by woody vegetation that is 6 meters tall, or taller. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Forested wetland: means a freshwater wetland dominated by woody vegetation that is 6 meters tall or taller. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Fragile mountain areas: means areas above 2,700 feet in elevation from mean sea level. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freshwater wetlands: means freshwater swamps, marshes, bogs and similar areas that are:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Freshwater wetlands: means freshwater swamps, marshes, bogs and similar areas, other than forested wetlands, which are:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Functionally water-dependent uses: means those uses that require, for their primary purpose, location on submerged lands or that require direct access to, or location in, coastal or inland waters and that can not be located away from these waters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Fund: means the Maine Energy, Housing and Economic Recovery Fund established in section 4863. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4861
  • Future damages: includes damages for future medical treatment, care or custody, loss of future earnings and loss of the economic value of services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2951
  • Golf cart: means a motor vehicle that is originally designed and manufactured for operation on a golf course for sporting or recreational purposes and that is not capable of exceeding speeds of 20 miles per hour. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Great pond: means any inland body of water which in a natural state has a surface area in excess of 10 acres and any inland body of water artificially formed or increased which has a surface area in excess of 30 acres except for the purposes of this article, where the artificially formed or increased inland body of water is completely surrounded by land held by a single owner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Great ponds: means any inland bodies of water which in a natural state have a surface area in excess of 10 acres and any inland bodies of water artificially formed or increased which have a surface area in excess of 30 acres. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Gross weight: means the weight in pounds of an empty vehicle or axle plus the weight of the maximum load to be carried by the vehicle or axle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Handheld electronic device: means any handheld electronic device or portable electronic device that is not part of the operating equipment of the motor vehicle, including but not limited to an electronic game, a device for sending or receiving electronic mail, a text messaging device or a computer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Hard-of-hearing person: means a person who has a functional hearing deficit, who may or may not primarily use visual communication and who may or may not use assistive devices. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Hazardous material: means any material that has been designated as hazardous under 49 United States Code, Sections 5101 to 5127 (2003) and is required to be placarded under 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 172, Subpart F or any quantity of material listed as a select agent or toxin in 42 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 73. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Health care entity: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Health care practitioner: means physicians and all others certified, registered or licensed in the healing arts, including, but not limited to, nurses, podiatrists, optometrists, chiropractors, physical therapists, dentists, psychologists, physicians' assistants and veterinarians. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Health care practitioner: has the meaning set forth in Title 24, section 2502, subsection 1-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Health care provider: includes a veterinary hospital. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Heap or percolation leaching: means a process for the primary purpose of recovering metallic minerals in an outdoor environment from a stockpile of crushed or excavated ore by percolating water or a solution through the ore and collecting the leachate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Heavy duty recovery vehicle: means a wrecker that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Heavy duty vehicle: means a vehicle powered by a diesel engine that has a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 8,500 pounds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Height of a structure: means the vertical distance between the mean original grade at the downhill side of the structure, prior to construction, and the highest point of the structure, excluding chimneys, steeples, antennas and similar appurtenances that have no floor area. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • highway: means a public way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Horseless carriage: means an automobile manufactured before model year 1916 that is:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Immature marijuana plant: means a marijuana plant that is not a mature marijuana plant or a seedling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Immediate family member: means a grandparent, stepgrandparent, parent, stepparent, brother, stepbrother, sister, stepsister, child, stepchild, spouse or such analogous family members as may be connected via the operation of a family foster home as defined in Title 22, section 8101, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • Impervious area: means an area that is a building, parking lot, roadway or similar constructed area. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Improved school property: means the developed portion of school property including driveways, parking lots, playgrounds, athletic fields or school buildings. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Incidental presence: means the presence of a regulated metal or other regulated chemical as an unintended or undesired ingredient of a package or packaging component. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Incoming voting list: means the printed list of all of the voters in a municipality that is used by election officials at a voting place to record which voters have been issued a ballot at an election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Indigenous: means supported in a reach of water or known to have been supported according to historical records compiled by State and Federal agencies or published scientific literature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Infant: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Inherently hazardous substance: means a liquid chemical, compressed gas or commercial product that has a flash point at or lower than 38 degrees Celsius or 100 degrees Fahrenheit, including, but not limited to, butane, propane and diethyl ether. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inspect: means to visually examine a fire sprinkler system or a portion of the system to verify that it appears to be in working order and free from physical damage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Installation: means the initial placement of a sprinkler system or part of the system or the extension, modification or alteration of a system or part after the initial placement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Intentional introduction: means the act of deliberately using a regulated metal or other regulated chemical in the formation of a package or packaging component when its continued presence is desired in the final package or packaging component to provide a specific characteristic, appearance or quality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Intentionally added chemical: means a chemical that was added during the manufacture of a product or product component to provide a specific characteristic, appearance or quality or to perform a specific function. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • Interpreter: means a person who provides any of the following services:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Interpreting: means the process when a linguistic intermediary between a deaf or hard-of-hearing person and another person translates the spoken utterances or signs, gestures or writing of either person into a linguistic form other than that which that person uses as a primary and preferred form of communication. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Intersection: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Invasive species: means an invasive animal as determined by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife or an invasive aquatic plant as listed under section 410-N or as determined by the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • lands: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Law enforcement officer: means a person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with a duty to maintain public order or to make arrests for crimes, whether that duty extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lease: means a contract providing for the use of a project or portions of a project for a term of years for a designated or determinable rent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • 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
  • Level II fieldwork: means the experience required to prepare occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant students to carry out professional responsibilities under appropriate supervision and professional role modeling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • License: includes , but is not limited to, a nonresident operating privilege and the privilege of a person to apply for or obtain a license or permit to operate a motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • License: means a full, temporary, provisional or conditional license issued by the board under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • License: means the document issued by the commissioner to a contractor authorizing the contractor to engage in the fire sprinkler system business in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Limousine: means a vehicle for hire, with a driver, that is used for the transportation of passengers and that has a seating capacity of at least 5 and no more than 14 persons behind the driver. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Loan: means an extension of credit made in consideration of a written promise of repayment or any other conditions that may be established by the authority, performance of which may be secured by mortgage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Low-speed vehicle: means a 4-wheeled motor vehicle that is able to attain a speed of at least 20 miles per hour but not more than 25 miles per hour and is less than 3,000 pounds in unloaded weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Maine Emergency Medical Services: means the board, the emergency medical services director and staff within the Department of Public Safety responsible for carrying out the purposes of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Maine Emergency Medical Services protocol: means the written statement, developed by the Medical Direction and Practices Board and filed with the board, specifying the conditions under which some form of emergency medical care is to be given by emergency medical services persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Maine Library Advisory Council: means an advisory body representing a constituency of participating libraries from all geographical library regions, as described in section 114-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 110
  • Maine State Library consultant or specialist: means an individual who acts as a general library consultant or specialist to one or more library regions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 110
  • Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code: means the uniform statewide building and energy code adopted by the board pursuant to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9721
  • Maine Uniform Building Code: means that portion of the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code that does not contain energy code requirements as determined by the board pursuant to section 9722, subsection 6, paragraph B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9721
  • Maine Uniform Energy Code: means that portion of the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code that contains only energy code requirements as determined by the board pursuant to section 9722, subsection 6, paragraph B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9721
  • manufacture: means the production, blending, infusing, compounding or other preparation of marijuana and marijuana products, including, but not limited to, marijuana extraction or preparation by means of chemical synthesis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Manufactured housing: includes any type of building that is constructed at a manufacturing facility and then transported to a building site where it is used for housing and that may be purchased, sold, offered for sale or brokered by a licensee in the interim. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Manufacturer: means any person that manufactures a package or packaging component. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • manufacturer: includes the importer or first domestic distributor of the food package if the person who manufactured or assembled the food package or whose brand name is affixed to the food package does not have a presence in the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • Marijuana: includes marijuana concentrate but does not include hemp as defined in Title 7, section 2231, subsection 1?A, paragraph D or a marijuana product. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Marijuana concentrate: means the resin extracted from any part of a marijuana plant and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation from such resin, including, but not limited to, hashish. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Marijuana plant: means all species of the plant genus cannabis, including, but not limited to, a mother plant, a mature marijuana plant, an immature marijuana plant or a seedling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Marijuana product: includes , but is not limited to, an edible marijuana product, a marijuana ointment and a marijuana tincture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Marijuana store: means a facility licensed under this chapter to purchase adult use marijuana, immature marijuana plants and seedlings from a cultivation facility, to purchase adult use marijuana and adult use marijuana products from a products manufacturing facility and to sell adult use marijuana, adult use marijuana products, immature marijuana plants and seedlings to consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Maritime activities: means the construction, repair, storage, loading and unloading of boats, chandlery and other commercial activities designed and intended to facilitate maritime trade. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Matting: means a covering placed over load holes and adjacent areas in order to minimize generation of flyrock and limit airblast effects. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Maximum contaminant level: means the maximum concentration of a contaminant allowed under the State Primary Drinking Water Regulations in water supplied for human consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • may: when used in this Title, is used in a permissive sense to grant authority or permission, but not to create duty, to act in the manner specified by the context. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 7
  • Median strip: means a physical barrier separating lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Medical control physician: means a physician who supervises emergency medical services persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Medical Direction and Practices Board: means the board consisting of each regional medical director, an emergency physician representing the Maine Chapter of the American College of Emergency Medicine Physicians, an at-large member, a toxicologist or licensed pharmacist, a person licensed under section 85 to provide basic emergency medical treatment, a person licensed under section 85 to provide advanced emergency medical treatment, a pediatric physician, the statewide associate emergency medical services medical director and the statewide emergency medical services medical director. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • medical utilization review services: means a program or process by which a person, partnership or corporation, on behalf of an insurer, nonprofit service organization, 3rd-party administrator, or health maintenance organization, preferred provider organization or employer that is a payor for or that arranges for payment of medical services, seeks to review the utilization, appropriateness or quality of medical services provided to a person whose medical services are paid for, partially or entirely, by that insurer, nonprofit service organization, 3rd-party administrator, health maintenance organization, preferred provider organization or employer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2344
  • Medium borrow pit: means a borrow pit that has a total reclaimed and unreclaimed area from 5 to 30 acres and that has:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • Member: means a member of the organization entitled to vote under the articles or bylaws of the organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Metallic mineral: means any ore or material to be excavated from the natural deposits on or in the earth for its metallic mineral content to be used for commercial or industrial purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Metallic mineral operator: means a permittee or other person who is engaged in, or who is preparing to engage in, mining operations for metallic minerals, whether individually or jointly or through agents, employees or contractors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Metallic product: means a commercially salable mineral or metal produced primarily for its metallic mineral content in its final marketable form or state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Micropigmentation: means placing nontoxic dyes or pigments into or under the subcutaneous portion of the skin so as to form indelible marks for cosmetic or medical purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4311
  • Micropigmentation facility: means any space where micropigmentation is practiced. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4311
  • Micropigmentation practitioner: means a person who practices micropigmentation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4311
  • Mine shaft: means a vertical, inclined or horizontal excavation, including all underground workings, with a surface opening not exceeding 1,000 square feet. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Mine waste: means all material, including, but not limited to, overburden, rock, lean ore, leached ore or tailings, that in the process of mining and beneficiation has been exposed or removed from the earth during advanced exploration and mining activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Mine waste unit: means any land area, structure, location, equipment or combination thereof on or in which mine wastes are managed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • mining activity: means activities, facilities or processes necessary for the extraction or removal of metallic minerals or overburden or for the preparation, washing, cleaning or other treatment of metallic minerals and includes the bulk sampling, advanced exploration, extraction or beneficiation of metallic minerals as well as waste storage and other stockpiles and reclamation activities, but does not include exploration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Mining area: means an area of land described in a permit application and approved by the department, including but not limited to land from which earth material is removed in connection with mining, the lands on which material from that mining is stored or deposited, the lands on which beneficiating or treatment facilities, including groundwater and surface water management treatment systems, are located or the lands on which water reservoirs used in a mining operation are located. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Mining permit: means a permit issued under this article for conducting mining and reclamation operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Minor: means an individual under 18 years of age who is not emancipated as defined by Title 15, section 3003, subsection 6. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4321
  • Minor: means a person who has not attained 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mobile telephone: means a device used to access a wireless telephone service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Modified show vehicle: means a factory-produced 2-wheel-drive motor vehicle manufactured after 1949 that is equipped with modified components and that qualifies as a modified show vehicle under rules adopted by the Chief of the State Police. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Mooring: means equipment, such as anchors, chains and lines, for holding fast a vessel, aircraft, floating dock or buoy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Moped: means a motorized device designed to travel with only 2 or 3 10-inch or larger diameter wheels in contact with the ground and that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage: means an agreement granting a lien upon or a security interest in eligible collateral upon certain conditions and includes, but is not limited to, a mortgage of real estate, an assignment of rents, a pledge or a security agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • mortgage: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Motor carrier: means a contract carrier, a common carrier or a private carrier of property or passengers by motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Motor home: means a motor vehicle that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Motor vehicle: means a self-propelled vehicle not operated exclusively on railroad tracks, but does not include:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Motor vehicle violation: means a violation of this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Motorcycle: means a motor vehicle that has a seat or a saddle for the use of the rider and is designed to travel with only 2 or 3 10-inch or larger diameter wheels in ground contact and has a motor with a cylinder capacity of more than 50 cubic centimeters or an electric motor with a capacity of not less than 1,500 watts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Motorized bicycle or tricycle: means a bicycle or tricycle that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Motorized recreational gold prospecting: includes , but is not limited to, the operation of a motorized suction dredge, sluice, pump, rocker box or winch, individually or together. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Motorized scooter: means a scooter that has 2 or 3 wheels less than 10 inches in diameter in ground contact or is powered by a motor having a maximum piston displacement of less than 25 cubic centimeters or an electric motor with a capacity not exceeding 750 watts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Motorized wheelchair: means a battery-powered device used exclusively for the transportation of an individual with a physical disability. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Moving violation: means a violation of this Title for which points may be assessed in accordance with section 2458, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Muffler: means a device consisting of a series of chambers or baffle plates or another mechanical design for receiving exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine and reducing noise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Municipal officers: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation in this State that is not located within the unorganized and deorganized areas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Municipality: means any municipality as defined in Title 30-A, section 2001, subsection 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • National interpreter certification knowledge exam: means an entry-level exam administered by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Natural: means living in, or as if in, a state of nature not measurably affected by human activity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Natural buffer strip: means an undisturbed area or belt of land that is covered with trees or other vegetation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • Natural buffer strip: means an undisturbed area or belt of land that is covered with trees or other vegetation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Naturally internally drained: means areas of a site that, as a result of the predevelopment topography and interim and final topography produced during development of the site, are and will remain at all times over the course of the development graded so that neither eroded materials nor runoff either crosses the property boundary or enters a protected natural resource, natural buffer strip or other protected area. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • NBCOT: means the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, formerly the AOTCB, or American Occupational Therapy Certification Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Nighttime: means a time other than daytime. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Nonconsumptive use: means any use of water that results in the water being discharged back into the same water source within 1/4 mile upstream or downstream from the point of withdrawal such that the difference between the volume withdrawn and the volume returned is no more than the threshold amount per day. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 470-A
  • Nonresident: means a person whose legal residence is not in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Nontransporting emergency medical service: means any organization, person or persons who hold themselves out as providers of emergency medical treatment and who do not routinely provide transportation to ill or injured persons, and who routinely offer or provide services to the general public beyond the boundaries of a single recreational site, business, school or other facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Normal high water line: means that line along the shore of a great pond, river, stream, brook or other nontidal body of water which is apparent from visible markings, changes in the character of soils due to prolonged action of the water or from changes in vegetation and which distinguishes between predominantly aquatic and predominantly terrestrial land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Normal high-water line: means that line which is apparent from visible markings, changes in the character of soils due to prolonged action of the water or changes in vegetation, and which distinguishes between predominantly aquatic and predominantly terrestrial land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Oath: includes an affirmation, when affirmation is allowed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Occupational therapist: means an individual who has passed the certification examination of the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy for an occupational therapist or meets the requirements of section 2279, subsection 6 and who is licensed to practice occupational therapy under this chapter in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • occupational therapy: includes , but is not limited to, assessment and treatment of individuals whose abilities to cope with the tasks of living are threatened or impaired by developmental deficits, the aging process, learning disabilities, poverty and cultural differences, physical injury or disease, psychological and social disabilities or anticipated dysfunction, using:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Occupational therapy assistant: means an individual who has passed the certification examination of the NBCOT for an occupational therapy assistant or who was certified as an occupational therapy assistant prior to June 1977 and who is licensed to practice occupational therapy under this chapter in the State under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Occupational therapy practitioner: means an individual who is licensed as an occupational therapist or an occupational therapy assistant. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Off-road vehicle: means a motor vehicle that, because of the vehicle's design and configuration, does not meet the inspection standards of Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Offshore wind power project: includes both generating facilities as defined by Title 35-A, section 3451, subsection 5 and associated facilities as defined by Title 35-A, section 3451, subsection 1, without regard to whether the electrical energy is for sale or use by a person other than the generator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Offshore wind power project: includes both generating facilities as defined by Title 35-A, section 3451, subsection 5 and associated facilities as defined by Title 35-A, section 3451, subsection 1, without regard to whether the electrical energy is for sale or use by a person other than the generator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 482
  • Oil terminal facility: means a facility and related appurtenances located in, on, over or under the surface of any land or water that is used or capable of being used to transfer, process, refine or store oil as defined in section 542, subsection 6. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 482
  • Online medical control: means the online physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner, licensed by the State, authorized by a hospital to supervise and direct the actions of emergency medical services persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Open-pit mining: means , for any single mining operation permitted under this article, the process of mining a metallic mineral deposit by use of surface pits or excavations having greater than 3 acres of surface area in aggregate or by means of a surface pit excavated using one or more horizontal benches. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Operator: shall mean the person who has direct responsibility for the operation of any wastewater treatment plant serving a public purpose. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4171
  • Operator: means a person who travels on and controls a bicycle or roller skis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2322
  • operator: means the owner or operator of an excavation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • Operator: means an individual who drives or is in control of a vehicle or who is exercising control over or steering a towed vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • organization: means a corporation or other entity authorized by the superintendent or organized pursuant to this chapter for the purpose of providing nonprofit hospital service plans within the meaning of subsection 1, nonprofit medical service plans within the meaning of subsection 2 and any organization that provides only nonprofit health care plans within the meaning of subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Original registration: means a registration other than a renewal of registration by the same owner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Outlet stream: means any perennial or intermittent stream, as shown on the most recent, highest resolution version of the national hydrography dataset available from the United States Geological Survey on the website of the United States Geological Survey or the national map, that flows from a freshwater wetland. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Overboard discharge: means discharge to the surface waters of the State of domestic pollutants not conveyed to and treated in municipal or quasi-municipal sewerage treatment facilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Overburden: means earth and other materials naturally lying over the product to be mined. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 482
  • Overburden: means earth and other materials naturally lying over the product to be removed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means a person holding title to a vehicle or having exclusive right to the use of the vehicle for a period of 30 days or more. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Package: includes a unit package and a shipping container defined by the American Society for Testing and Materials in its annual book of standards as ASTM, D996; a food package; and unsealed receptacles such as carrying cases, crates, cups, pails, rigid foil and other trays, wrappers and wrapping films, bags and tubs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Packaging component: means any individual assembled part of a package such as, but not limited to, any interior or exterior blocking, bracing, cushioning, weatherproofing, exterior strapping, coatings, closures, inks and labels. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Paper industry job retention project: means the acquisition and improvement of a paper production facility in the State, in which not less than 40% of the ownership of the project will be, at the time the financial assistance is provided, owned or controlled by or for the benefit of a majority of the employees of the project through a qualified employee stock ownership program or other employee ownership program recognized in the federal Internal Revenue Code. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Parking area: means an area designed for use as access or parking for patrons and customers of establishments to which the public is invited. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Parking control vehicle: means a 3-wheel vehicle of 25 horsepower or less that has a metal roof and is operated by a law enforcement officer or a parking control officer to control parking and traffic. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Party: means a political organization which has qualified to participate in a primary or general election under Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Passenger car equivalents at peak hour: means the number of passenger cars, or, in the case of nonpassenger vehicles, the number of passenger cars that would be displaced by nonpassenger vehicles, that pass through an intersection or on a roadway under prevailing roadway and traffic conditions at that hour of the day during which the traffic volume generated by the development is higher than the volume during any other hour of the day. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • Passenger car equivalents at peak hour: means the number of passenger cars, or, in the case of nonpassenger vehicles, the number of passenger cars that would be displaced by nonpassenger vehicles, that pass through an intersection or on a roadway under prevailing roadway and traffic conditions at that hour of the day during which traffic volume generated by the development is higher than the volume during any other hour of the day. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Peace officer: means state police officer, local police officer, sheriff, deputy sheriff or constable. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Peak particle velocity: means the maximum rate of ground movement measured by any of the 3 mutually perpendicular components of ground motion. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Pedestrian: means a person on foot or an operator of a wheelchair or a 4-wheeled or 3-wheeled motorized wheelchair. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Permanent structure: means any structure that is designed to remain at or that is constructed or erected with a fixed location or that is attached to a structure with a fixed location for a period exceeding 7 months within any 12-month period, including, but not limited to, causeways, piers, docks, concrete slabs, piles, marinas, retaining walls and buildings. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Permittee: means a person who is issued a mining permit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, unincorporated organization or corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Person: means a natural person or a business entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, company, public or private corporation, political subdivision or agency of the State, department, agency or instrumentality of the United States or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, partnership, corporation, municipal or other local governmental entity, quasi-municipal entity, state agency, federal agency, educational or charitable organization or institution or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 482
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, firm, partnership, joint venture, association, fiduciary, trust, estate or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • PFAS: means any member of the class of fluorinated organic chemicals containing at least one fully fluorinated carbon atom. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Phthalates: means any member of the class of organic chemicals that are esters of phthalic acid and that contain 2 carbon chains located in the ortho position. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Physical therapist: means a person who practices physical therapy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 3111
  • Physical therapist assistant: means a person who assists in the practice of physical therapy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 3111
  • Physician: means any natural person authorized by law to practice medicine, osteopathic medicine or veterinary medicine within this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Physician: has the meaning set forth in Title 24, section 2502, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Pickup truck: means a truck with a registered gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds or less. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Pilot vehicle: means a motor vehicle equipped and operated as required by rules adopted by the Secretary of State that accompanies a vehicle or combination of vehicles that have a length, width, height or weight greater than that specified in this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plan: means a shop drawing or erection plan of a fire sprinkler system or a part of the system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Planning: means to draw or create plans. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Plastic bottle: means any plastic container with a neck smaller than the container body and a capacity not less than 16 fluid ounces and not more than 5 gallons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1721
  • Plastic container: means any bottle, can, jar, case, package or other receptacle intended to hold, carry, or enclose fluids, food items or nonfood products that is composed predominately of plastic resins, including, but not limited to, plastic resins listed in section 1723. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1721
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Pneumatic tire: means a tire in which confined air supports the load. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Post-closure monitoring period: means a period following closure during which a permittee is required to conduct monitoring of groundwater and surface water and other environmental parameters as specified in a mining permit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Pounds per ton: means the unit for measurement of color in the discharge from the production of wood pulp. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Practical quantification limit: means the lowest concentration of a chemical that can be reliably measured within specified limits of precision, accuracy, representativeness, completeness and comparability during routine laboratory operating conditions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • Practice of physical therapy: means the rendering or offering to render any service involving physical therapy for a fee, salary or other compensation, monetary or otherwise, paid directly or indirectly. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 3111
  • Preblast survey: means documentation, prior to the initiation of blasting, of the condition of buildings, structures, wells or other infrastructures; protected natural resources; historic sites; and unusual natural areas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Primary sand and gravel recharge area: means the surface directly overlying sand and gravel formations that provides direct replenishment of groundwater in sand and gravel fractured bedrock aquifers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • Principal structure: means a building other than one which is used for purposes wholly incidental or accessory to the use of another building on the same premises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Priority food contact chemical: means a chemical designated by the commissioner pursuant to section 1743. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • Private drinking water supply: means a surface water supply, a dug well, a spring or a hole drilled, driven or bored into the earth that is used to extract drinking water for human consumption and that is not part of a public drinking water supply. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • Private drinking water supply: means a surface water supply, a dug well, a spring or a hole drilled, driven or bored into the earth that is used to extract drinking water for human consumption and that is not part of a public drinking water supply. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Private law: A private bill enacted into law. Private laws have restricted applicability, often addressing immigration and naturalization issues affecting individuals.
  • Private way: means a way privately owned and maintained over which the owner may restrict use or passage and includes a discontinued way even if a public recreation easement has been reserved. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Production blasting: means blasting conducted for the purpose of extracting or removing natural materials for commercial sale or beneficiation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Professional: when used with reference to office space, means professions or professionals regulated or licensed under applicable state law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Professional competence committee: means any of the following when engaging in professional competence review activity:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Professional competence review activity: means study, evaluation, investigation, recommendation or action, by or on behalf of a health care entity and carried out by a professional competence committee, necessary to:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Professional competence review records: means the minutes, files, notes, records, reports, statements, memoranda, data bases, proceedings, findings and work product prepared at the request of or generated by a professional competence review committee relating to professional competence review activity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Professional negligence: means that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Professional review committee: means a committee of health care practitioners formed by a professional society for the purpose of identifying and working with health professionals who are disabled or impaired by virtue of physical or mental infirmity or by the misuse of alcohol or drugs, as long as the committee operates pursuant to protocols approved by the various licensing boards that license the health professionals the committee serves. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Professional society: means a state professional organization of physicians, surgeons or osteopathic physicians. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Program: means the Maine Energy, Housing and Economic Recovery Program established in section 4862. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4861
  • Project: means any eligible project. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Protected natural resource: means coastal sand dune systems, coastal wetlands, significant wildlife habitat, fragile mountain areas, freshwater wetlands, community public water system primary protection areas, great ponds or rivers, streams or brooks, as these terms are defined in this article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Public drinking water source: means any groundwater well or any surface water source that directly or indirectly serves a water distribution system that has at least 15 service connections or regularly services an average of at least 25 individuals daily at least 60 days of the year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • Public drinking water source: means a groundwater well or a surface water source that directly or indirectly serves a water distribution system that has at least 15 service connections or regularly services an average of at least 25 individuals daily at least 60 days of the year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • public facility: includes only that part or those parts designed for the use of the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 452
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public library: means a library freely open to all persons and receives its financial support from a municipality, private association, corporation or group. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 110
  • Public roadway: means a right-of-way under the jurisdiction and control of the State or a local political subdivision of the State for the use primarily by motor vehicular traffic. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2322
  • public water system: includes any collection, treatment, storage or distribution pipes or other constructed conveyances, structures or facilities under the control of the supplier of water and used primarily in connection with such a system, and any collection or pretreatment storage facilities not under that control that are used primarily in connection with such a system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Public way: means a way, owned and maintained by the State, a county or a municipality, over which the general public has a right to pass. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Qualified person: means a person who:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 6072
  • Qualifying patient: means a person who possesses a valid certification for the medical use of marijuana pursuant to Title 22, section 2423?B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Quarry: means a place where rock is excavated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Quasi-municipal: means any form of ownership and management by a governmental unit embracing a portion of a municipality, a single municipality or several municipalities which is created by law to deliver public waste water treatment services, but which is not a state governmental unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Question: means any proposition submitted to the voters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Railroad: includes every commercial, interurban and other railway and each and every branch and extension thereof by whatsoever power operated, together with all tracks, bridges, trestles, rights-of-way, subways, tunnels, stations, depots, union depots, ferries, yards, grounds, terminals, terminal facilities, structures and equipment and all other real estate, fixtures and personal property of every kind used in connection therewith, owned, controlled, operated or managed for public use in the transportation of persons or property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5001
  • Railroad company: includes every corporation or person, their lessees, trustees, receivers or trustees appointed by any court owning, controlling, operating or managing any railroad for compensation within this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5001
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Reclamation: means the rehabilitation of the area of land affected by mining under a plan approved by the department, including, but not limited to, the stabilization of slopes and creation of safety benches, the planting of forests, the seeding of grasses and legumes for grazing purposes, the planting of crops for harvest and the enhancement of wildlife and aquatic resources, but not including the filling in of pits and the filling or sealing of shafts and underground workings with solid materials unless necessary for protection of ground water or safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 482
  • Reclamation: means the rehabilitation of the area of land affected by mining, including, but not limited to, the stabilization of slopes and creation of safety benches, the planting of forests, the seeding of grasses and legumes for grazing purposes, the planting of crops for harvest, the enhancement of wildlife and aquatic habitat and aquatic resources and the development of the site for residential, commercial, recreational or industrial use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • Reclamation: means the rehabilitation of the area of land affected by mining, including, but not limited to, the stabilization of slopes and creation of safety benches, the planting of forests, the seeding of grasses and legumes for grazing purposes, the planting of crops for harvest, the enhancement of wildlife and aquatic habitat and aquatic resources and the development of the site for residential, commercial, recreational or industrial use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Reclamation: includes , but is not limited to, stabilization of slopes, creation of safety benches, planting of forests, seeding of grasses and legumes for grazing purposes, planting of crops for harvest and enhancement of wildlife and aquatic resources. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Reconstructed motorcycle: means a salvaged or dismantled motorcycle that is repaired or assembled without original manufacturer component parts, excluding fenders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Reconstructed vehicle: means a vehicle that has been reconstructed to change the original steering, braking system, suspension system or body design, including, but not limited to, a dune buggy, a street rod, a passenger car converted to a pickup truck or a manufactured vehicle body mounted on another manufactured chassis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Referral: means the request of a doctor of medicine, surgery, osteopathy, podiatry or dentistry to a physical therapist to accept one of his patients for treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 3111
  • region: means a defined geographic area consisting of local libraries. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 110
  • Regional council: means a business entity recognized by the board that represents a geographical area of the State, as designated by the board, with respect to matters subject to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Regions: means those geographical areas of the State designated by the board to be represented by a regional council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • registered mail: when used in connection with any requirement for notice by mail shall mean either registered mail or certified mail. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Registered weight: means the gross vehicle weight specified on the vehicle's registration certificate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Registrar: means the registrar or deputy registrar of voters of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Registration: means the registration certificate, plates and renewal devices pertaining to the registration of a vehicle, including temporary registered gross weight increases. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Registration agent: means a nongovernmental entity authorized by the Secretary of State to conduct registration transactions on the bureau's behalf. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Regulator: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • Regulator: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Residence: means that place where the person has established a fixed and principal home to which the person, whenever temporarily absent, intends to return. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Residence address: means the street and number or other designation indicating the physical location of a person's residence. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Resident: means a person who has declared or established residency in this State or has been domiciled in this State for a period of at least 30 days, except for persons in compliance with section 109, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Resident biological community: means aquatic life expected to exist in a habitat which is free from the influence of the discharge of any pollutant. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Rigid plastic container: means any formed or molded plastic container, except plastic bottles, with a capacity not less than 8 fluid ounces and not more than 5 gallons that retains the same shape whether full or empty. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1721
  • River: means a free-flowing body of water including its associated flood plain wetlands from that point at which it provides drainage for a watershed of 25 square miles to its mouth. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Rock: means a hard, nonmetallic material that requires cutting, blasting or similar methods of forced extraction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Roll hoop: means a roll bar behind the headrest of a seat in a motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Roller ski: means an object affixed to a foot, separately from the other foot, primarily propelled by human power and driven by the operator on the ground via wheels. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Safer alternative: means an alternative that, when compared to a chemical that it could replace, would reduce the potential for harm to human health or the environment or that has not been shown to pose the same or greater potential for harm to human health or the environment as that chemical. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • School construction project: means a project as defined in Title 20-A, section 15901, subsection 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 452
  • School zone: means the portion of the public highway abutting improved school property or 300 feet on either side of a school entrance, whichever is greater, or as designated under section 2075, subsection 3, paragraph F. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Scooter: means a device upon which a person may ride, consisting of a footboard between 2 end wheels, controlled by an upright steering handle attached to the front wheel and propelled by human power. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • security: means a note, bond, interim certificate, debenture or other evidence of indebtedness, including any recovery zone facility bond or qualified energy conservation bond, payment of which is secured by a pledge of revenues, as provided in section 1045-A or 1065, or by assignment or pledge of other eligible collateral. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Sell: means to sell, offer, negotiate or advertise to sell, display for sale, exchange or otherwise transfer for value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Semitrailer: includes , but is not limited to, so-called pole dollies and pole dickeys and wheels commonly used as a support for the ends of logs or other long articles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Signature: includes a signature stamp and a signature written by another registered voter on behalf of an individual in accordance with the procedure set forth in section 153-A and, for an individual who is unable to sign that individual's own name, a mark. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Significant ground water aquifer: means a porous formation of ice-contact and glacial outwash sand and gravel or fractured bedrock that contains significant recoverable quantities of water which is likely to provide drinking water supplies. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 482
  • significant groundwater well: includes :  
    (a) A public water system used solely to bottle water for sale; and  
    (b) Any portion of a public water system that is:  
    (i) Constructed on or after January 1, 2009;  
    (ii) Used solely to bottle water for sale; and  
    (iii) Not connected to another portion of the public water system through pipes intended to convey water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Significant sand and gravel aquifer: means a deposit of ice-contact and glacial outwash sediment that stores and transmits significant quantities of recoverable water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-A
  • significant wildlife habitat: is a s defined and mapped in accordance with section 480-I by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, the following areas that are defined by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and are in conformance with criteria adopted by the Department of Environmental Protection or are within any other protected natural resource:  
    (1) Significant vernal pool habitat;  
    (2) High and moderate value waterfowl and wading bird habitat, including nesting and feeding areas; and  
    (3) Shorebird nesting, feeding and staging areas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Single-axle unit: means one axle, or 2 axles less than 4 feet apart as measured from axle center to axle center. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Sinking fund: means a fund created for the purpose of paying a debt. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Solid tires: means tires of solid rubber or other material that do not depend on confined air for the support of the load. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Solid waste: means useless, unwanted or discarded solid material with insufficient liquid content to be free-flowing, including, but not limited to, rubbish, garbage, refuse-derived fuel, scrap materials, junk, refuse, inert fill material and landscape refuse, but not including hazardous waste, biomedical waste, septic tank sludge or agricultural wastes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Special equipment: means equipment that is drawn by a motor vehicle and that is not designed or used to convey property other than hand tools or parts used in connection with the operation of that equipment, including, but not limited to, air compressors, conveyors, cement mixers, wood splitting or sawing machines, sprayers, compactors, pumps, drills and brush chippers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Special mobile equipment: includes , but is not limited to, road construction or maintenance machinery, ditch-digging apparatus, stone crushers, air compressors, power shovels, cranes, graders, rollers, trucks used only to plow snow and for other duties pertaining to winter maintenance, including sanding and salting, well drillers and wood-sawing equipment or similar types of equipment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Sport utility vehicle: means a motor vehicle constructed on a light truck chassis but designed primarily for the transportation of persons or any motor vehicle designated by the United States Department of Transportation as a sport utility vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • State paper: means the newspaper designated by the Legislature, in which advertisements and notices are required to be published. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Statewide associate emergency medical services medical director: means a licensed physician appointed by the board pursuant to section 84, subsection 1, paragraph C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stemming: means inert material used in a blasthole to confine the gaseous products of detonation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Stinger-steered autotransporter: means a combination vehicle consisting of a tractor and semitrailer designed and used specifically for the transport of motor vehicles that has the 5th wheel located on a drop frame located behind and below the rearmost axle of the power unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Stock race car: means a factory-produced motor vehicle that is equipped with roll bars or bracing welded or attached to the frame in a permanent manner, special safety belts and firewalls and that has part of the body removed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Stream: means a free-flowing body of water from the outlet of a great pond or the confluence of 2 perennial streams as depicted on the most recent, highest resolution version of the national hydrography dataset available from the United States Geological Survey on the website of the United States Geological Survey or the national map to the point where the stream becomes a river or where the stream meets the shoreland zone of another water body or wetland. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Street rod: means a replica of or a modified antique auto manufactured prior to 1949 that complies with standards adopted by the Chief of the State Police. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Structure: means anything temporarily or permanently located, built, constructed or erected for the support, shelter or enclosure of persons, animals, goods or property of any kind and anything constructed or erected on or in the ground. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • structure: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 482
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subscriber: means an individual who has subscribed to one or more of the hospital, medical or health care service plans or contracts offered or issued by the organization or health insurance affiliate as defined in section 2308-A through an individual or family policy or group policy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Subscriber reserves: means those reserves held by the corporation for the protection of subscribers that are the excess of the corporation's assets over its liabilities as set forth in the annual statement of the corporation as of December 31st of the year next preceding the making of the investment or contained in an audited financial report, as defined in Title 24-A, section 221-A, of more current origin prepared on the basis of statutory accounting principles;   [PL 2001, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • superintendent: means the Superintendent of Insurance of this State; and  
  • [PL 1993, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Supervision of OTA: means initial directions and periodic inspection of the service delivery and provision of relevant in-service training. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Supervision of temporary licensees: includes initial and periodic inspection or written assessments, written treatment plans, patient notes and periodic evaluation of performance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Supplier: means any person, firm or corporation that sells packages or packaging components to a distributor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Supplier of water: means any person who controls, owns or generally manages a public water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Surface blasting: means any blasting for which the blast area lies at the surface of the ground. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-W
  • Sustenance fishing designated use: is a subcategory of the applicable fishing designated use that protects human consumption of fish for nutritional and cultural purposes and applies only to those water body segments that are identified in this article as subject to a sustenance fishing designated use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 466
  • Tailings impoundment: means a surface area, contained by dikes or dams, on which is deposited the slurry of material that is separated from a metallic product in the beneficiation or treatment of minerals, including any surrounding dikes constructed to contain such material. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 490-MM
  • Tandem-axle unit: means 2 or more axles at least 4 feet and not more than 8 feet apart, as measured from axle center to axle center of the extreme axles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Tank vehicle: means a commercial motor vehicle that is designed to transport liquid or gaseous materials within a tank or tanks having an individual rated capacity of more than 119 gallons and an aggregated rated capacity of 1,000 gallons or more that is either permanently or temporarily attached to the vehicle or the chassis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Taxicab: means a sedan, station wagon or minivan used for hire, with a driver, that has a seating capacity of fewer than 5 persons behind the driver. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Text messaging: means reading or manually composing electronic communications, including text messages, instant messages and electronic mail, using a handheld electronic device. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • timber harvesting: means the cutting or removal of timber for the primary purpose of selling or processing forest products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Timber harvesting: means the cutting and removal of timber for the primary purpose of selling or processing forest products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • timber harvesting activities: means timber harvesting, the construction and maintenance of roads used primarily for timber harvesting, the mining of gravel used for the construction and maintenance of roads used primarily for timber harvesting and other activities conducted to facilitate timber harvesting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 480-B
  • Tiny home: means a living space permanently constructed on a frame or chassis and designed for use as permanent living quarters that: