Sec. 13-371. Definitions.


Words, terms and phrases in this article shall be defined as follows:


Licensed premises shall mean the premises specified in an approved application for license under this article and within which such licensee is permitted to make all or part of the space in the dwelling available as a short-term rental.


Short-term rental unit shall mean all or a portion of a dwelling made available to the general public for accommodations for a length of stay per guest visit of no more than thirty (30) consecutive days. Short-term rental units do not include rental of dwellings for meetings including but not limited to luncheons, banquets, parties, weddings, fundraisers, or other similar gatherings for direct or indirect compensation.


Sleeping area shall mean an area located in a habitable space within a dwelling that contains at least one operable emergency escape and rescue opening (egress window). Sleeping areas include bedrooms and may include rooms within a dwelling other than bedrooms if those rooms satisfy egress standards. Sleeping areas do not include hallways, kitchen or bathrooms.


Source:  Ord. No. 5738, 1, 6-7-21;