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SECTION 239-B
Definitions
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 12-B
§ 239-b. Definitions. As used in this article and unless otherwise
provided:

1. "Municipal legislative body" means the town board of a town, the
board of trustees of a village; the board of aldermen, common council,
council or commission of a city; and other elective governing board or
body now or hereafter vested by state statute, charter or other law with
jurisdiction to initiate and adopt local laws or ordinances.

2. "County legislative body" means the board of supervisors of a
county, the county legislature, the county board of representatives, or
other body vested by its charter or other law with jurisdiction to enact
local laws or resolutions.

3. "Municipality" means a city, village, or that portion of a town
located outside the limits of any city or village.

4. "County planning board" means a county planning board established
pursuant to section two hundred thirty-nine-c of this article.

5. "Special board" means a board consisting of one or more members of
the county planning board and such other members as are appointed by the
county legislative body to prepare a proposed county comprehensive plan
or an amendment thereto.

6. "County comprehensive plan" means the materials, written and/or
graphic, including but not limited to maps, charts, studies,
resolutions, reports and other descriptive material that identify the
goals, objectives, principles, guidelines, policies, standards, devices
and instruments for the immediate and long-range protection,
enhancement, growth and development of the county, as may be prepared
pursuant to section two hundred thirty-nine-d of this article.

7. "Region" means an area which encompasses a regional planning
council.

8. "Regional planning council" means a council established pursuant to
section two hundred thirty-nine-h of this article.

9. "Regional comprehensive plan" means the materials, written and/or
graphic, including but not limited to maps, charts, studies,
resolutions, reports and other descriptive material that identify the
goals, objectives, principles, guidelines, policies, standards, devices
and instruments for the immediate and long-range protection,
enhancement, growth and development of the region, as may be prepared
pursuant to section two hundred thirty-nine-i of this article.