When used in this article:

Terms Used In N.Y. Executive Law 155-A

  • 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.
  • Districts: shall mean fire districts created pursuant to article eleven of the town law. See N.Y. Executive Law 155-A
  • Municipal corporations: shall mean a county, city, town and village. See N.Y. Executive Law 155-A

1. “Districts” shall mean fire districts created pursuant to article eleven of the town law.

2. “Fire companies” shall mean fire companies governed by the not-for-profit corporation law.

3. “Municipal corporations” shall mean a county, city, town and village.

4. “Municipalities” shall mean municipal corporations.

5. “Sprinkler system” shall mean a system of piping and appurtenances designed and installed in accordance with generally accepted standards so that heat from a fire will automatically cause water to be discharged over the fire area to extinguish it or prevent its further spread.