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§ 8-102. Definitions. For the purposes of this article, the following
words and phrases shall have the following meanings unless a different
meaning is plainly required by the context:

1. "Municipality." Any county, city, town, village, school district,
district corporation, public authority or the port authority of New York
and New Jersey to the extent its facilities are located within the state
of New York.

2. "Existing buildings." Any building, other than a residence or
apartment building, whose operation requires on the average in excess of
5000 kwh of electricity per month for lighting purposes in any twelve
month period and which was in existence or under construction, or for
which an application for a building permit was made and plans filed in
this state on or before January first, nineteen hundred seventy-nine.

3. "Standards." The state lighting efficiency standards for existing
buildings provided for in this article, or any portion thereof, any
modification of or amendments thereto.