Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
A limit on the number of persons allowed per dwelling unit, based on the size of the unit, number of bedrooms and baths, and other factors, such as physical limitations of the building. Federal, state, and local laws may set either minimum occupancy standards or maximum occupancy limits (under health and safety codes).
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:20 pm