Section 451-C:1

    451-C:1 Definitions. –
In this chapter:
I. "Abandoned rented space" means any rented space for which the renter is in default for at least 30 days and that the owner finds empty or the personal property within the rented space has a value of less than $500, or the renter surrenders possession of the rented space and any personal property therein.
II. "Default" means the violation or failure to perform any obligation or duty set forth in this chapter or the rental agreement.
III. "Electronic mail" means the transmission, by use of a computer or through other electronic means, of information or a communication that is sent to a person identified by a unique address.
IV. "Emergency" means any occurrence or circumstance at or near a rented space at a self-service storage facility that requires prompt action to avoid injury to persons or damage to property at or near the rented space at the self-service storage facility.
V. "Last known address" means that postal address or electronic mail address provided by the renter in the rental agreement or the postal address or electronic mail address provided by the renter in a subsequent written notice of a change of address.
VI. "Late fee" means any fee or charge assessed for a renter's failure to pay rent or other fees, charges, or costs when due. "Late fee" does not include interest on a debt, reasonable expenses, fees, costs, or charges incurred in the collection of unpaid rent or expenses, costs, fees, or charges associated with the enforcement of any other remedy provided by law or the rental agreement.
VII. "Lienholder" means a person entitled to enforce a lien or security interest legally acquired and properly recorded on a motor vehicle in accordance with RSA 382-A or RSA 261.
VIII. "Motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle as defined in RSA 259:60, a motorcycle as defined in RSA 259:63, and any boat, watercraft, or motorized vehicle including any off highway recreational vehicle as defined in RSA 215-A:1, VI, or any snowmobile as defined in RSA 215-C:1.
IX. "Renter" means a person, or any agent or representative of the person, entitled to the use of rented space at a self-service storage facility under a rental agreement, to the exclusion of others.
X. "Owner" means the owner, lessor, or sublessor of a self-service storage facility, the owner's agent, or any other person authorized by the owner to manage the facility, or to receive rent from a renter.
XI. "Personal property" means movable property not affixed to land, and includes, but is not limited to goods, merchandise, trailers, motor vehicles, watercraft, household items and furnishings.
XII. "Rented space" means the individual storage space at the self-service storage facility that is rented to a renter under a rental agreement.
XIII. "Rental agreement" means any written agreement that establishes or modifies the terms, conditions, or rules concerning the use and occupancy of a rented space at a self-service storage facility.
XIV. "Self-service storage facility" means any real property designed and used for the purpose of renting or leasing individual storage space in which the renters themselves customarily store and remove their own personal property on a self-service basis. A self-service storage facility is not a warehouse as the term "warehouse" is used in RSA 382-A:7.
XV. "Verified mail" shall have the same meaning as that term is defined in RSA 21:53.

Source. 2019, 242:1, eff. Oct. 10, 2019.