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17 Pa. Code § 53.1. Definitions.

§ 53.1. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   ATV—An all-terrain vehicle as defined in section 7706(e) of the Vehicle Code (relating to restricted accounts).

   ATV Management Restricted Account—A restricted revenue account for funds that may only be used for ATV related activities, or activities related to joint-use trails, as required under section 7706(a)(2) of the Vehicle Code.

   Acquisition—The purchase or lease of land or buildings for snowmobile or ATV activities, or both.

   Development—Construction, alteration or renovation required for and compatible with the physical improvement of land.

   Joint-use trail—A trail that may be used by snowmobiles and ATVs.

   Land—Real property, including improvements thereon, rights-of-way, water, riparian and other rights, easements, privileges and any other physical property or rights of interest of any kind or description relating to or connected with real property.

   Maintenance—Recurring upkeep needed on a regular basis on snowmobile, ATV or joint-use trails, trail related facilities and equipment.

   Municipality—A county, city, borough, incorporated town, township or an official agency created by the foregoing units of government under the laws of the Commonwealth.

   Nonprofit organization—An organization that is exempt from income tax under section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C.A. §  501).

   Project—A proposal to acquire or develop land, research the feasibility of acquiring or developing land, prepare or perform right-of-way lease agreements, purchase or lease equipment, or conduct educational or training programs relating to snowmobile or ATV activities, or both.

   Rehabilitation—The improvement or restoration, excluding routine maintenance, of existing snowmobile, ATV or joint-use trails.

   Snowmobile—The term as defined in section 7702 of the Vehicle Code (relating to definitions).

   Snowmobile Management Restricted Account—A restricted revenue account for funds that may only be used for snowmobile related activities, or activities related to joint-use trails, as required under section 7706(a)(2) of the Vehicle Code.

   Vehicle Code—75 Pa.C.S. § §  101—9701.



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