§ 41 First meeting
§ 42 Capital stock; record of owners
§ 43 Certificate of organization
§ 44 Fees
§ 45 Business forbidden until certificate filed

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 13 > Part 1 > Chapter 3 > Subchapter 1

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Comprehensive plan: means a document or interrelated documents containing the elements established under section 4326, subsections 1 to 4, including the strategies for an implementation program which are consistent with the goals and guidelines established under subchapter II. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Densely developed area: means any commercial, industrial or compact residential area of 10 or more acres with an existing density of at least one principal structure per 2 acres. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4401
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Development: means a change in land use involving alteration of the land, water or vegetation, or the addition or alteration of structures or other construction not naturally occurring. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Dwelling unit: means any part of a structure which, through sale or lease, is intended for human habitation, including single-family and multifamily housing, condominiums, apartments and time-share units. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4401
  • Farmland: means a parcel consisting of 5 or more acres of land that is:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4401
  • Freshwater wetland: means freshwater swamps, marshes, bogs and similar areas which are:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4401
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Gross floor area: means the aggregate of the areas of each floor of a building or structure, including accessory structures, measured between the exterior faces of the exterior walls or limits of the building or structure at the level of each floor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • Home rule authority: means the powers granted to municipalities under chapter 111; section 3001; and the Constitution of Maine, Article VIII, Part Second. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • in writing: include printing and other modes of making legible words. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Joint meeting: An occasion, often ceremonial, when the House and Senate each adopt a unanimous consent agreement
  • 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
  • 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
  • Majority: when used in reference to age shall mean the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Municipal legislative body: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal reviewing authority: means the municipal planning board, agency or office, or if none, the municipal officers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Municipality: means a city or town, except as provided in chapter 225. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • New structure or structures: includes any structure for which construction begins on or after September 23, 1988. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4401
  • outstanding river segments: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4401
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, firm, organization or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Principal structure: means any building or structure in which the main use of the premises takes place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4401
  • Public drinking water supplier: means a public water supplier as defined by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act that provides drinking water from a source water protection area. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Real estate: means land and structures attached to it. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • residence: refer to an individual's place of domicile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Retail business establishment: means a business engaged in the sale of goods to the ultimate consumer for direct use or consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • Sewage: means the water-carried wastes created in and carried or to be carried away from any structure together with any surface or ground water or household and industrial waste that is present. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Source water protection area: means an area that contributes recharge water to a surface water intake or public water supply well for a public drinking water supply. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Subdivision: means the division of a tract or parcel of land into 3 or more lots within any 5-year period that begins on or after September 23, 1971. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4401
  • Town: includes cities and plantations, unless otherwise expressed or implied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Tract or parcel of land: means all contiguous land in the same ownership, except that lands located on opposite sides of a public or private road are considered each a separate tract or parcel of land unless the road was established by the owner of land on both sides of the road after September 22, 1971. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4401
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Zoning ordinance: means a type of land use ordinance that divides a municipality into districts and that prescribes and reasonably applies different regulations in each district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301