Maine Revised Statutes

§1486. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1987, c. 574, (NEW).]

1. Change orders.  "Change orders" means a written amendment to the home construction contract which becomes part of and is in conformance with the existing contract.
[ 1989, c. 502, Pt. A, §30 (AMD) .]
2. Down payment.  "Down payment" means all payments to a home construction contractor prior to or contemporaneous with the execution of the home construction contract.
[ 1987, c. 574, (NEW) .]
3. Materials.  "Materials" means all supplies which are used to construct, alter or repair a residence.
[ 1987, c. 574, (NEW) .]
4. Home construction contract.  "Home construction contract" means a contract to build, remodel or repair a residence, including not only structural work but also electrical, plumbing and heating work; carpeting; window replacements; and other nonstructural work.
[ 1989, c. 248, §1 (AMD) .]
5. Residence.  "Residence" means a dwelling with 3 or fewer living units and garages, if any. Buildings used for commercial or business purposes are not subject to this chapter.
[ 1989, c. 248, §1 (AMD) .]
1987, c. 574, (NEW). 1989, c. 248, §1 (AMD). 1989, c. 502, §A30 (AMD).