Kentucky Revised Statutes Title L. Kentucky Penal Code § 511.010. Definitions

The following definitions apply in this chapter unless the context otherwise requires:

(1)  “Building,” in addition to its ordinary meaning, means any structure, vehicle, watercraft or aircraft:

(a) Where any person lives;  or

(b) Where people assemble for purposes of business, government, education, religion, entertainment or public transportation.

Each unit of a building consisting of two (2) or more units separately secured or occupied is a separate building.

(2)  “Dwelling” means a building which is usually occupied by a person lodging therein.

(3)  “Premises” includes the term “building” as defined herein and any real property.


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