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For the purpose of this chapter, the following words and phrases shall mean:
DWELLING UNIT. A structure or the part of a structure that is used as a home, residence, or sleeping place by one person who maintains a household or by two or more persons who maintain a common household as defined in Cal. Civil Code § 1940 and the Fairfax Town Code.
FOR CAUSE TERMINATION. The meaning provided in § 5.54.040(B).
GUIDELINES. Any written regulations for the administration and implementation of this chapter adopted by the Town Manager or his or her designee.
LANDLORD. An owner, lessor, or sublessor who receives or is entitled to receive rent for the use and occupancy of any dwelling unit or portion thereof.
NO FAULT TERMINATION. The meaning provided in § 5.54.040(C).
NOTICE OF TERMINATION. A written notice that includes all of the components identified in § 5.54.050.
PRIMARY RESIDENCE. A dwelling unit that an owner occupies as a primary residence, as evidenced by the dwelling unit qualifying for a homeowner’s property tax exemption.
RENT. The consideration, including any funds, labor, bonus, benefit, or gratuity, demanded or received by a landlord for or in connection with the use and occupancy of a dwelling unit and the housing services provided therewith, or for the assignment of a rental agreement for a dwelling unit.
TENANT. A person entitled by written or oral agreement, or by sufferance, to the use or occupancy of a dwelling unit.
TENANT HOUSEHOLD. All tenant(s) who occupy any individual dwelling unit, and each minor child, dependent, spouse or registered domestic partner of any tenant whose primary residence is the dwelling unit.
TOWN. The Town of Fairfax.
(Ord. 828, passed 3-6-2019; Am. Ord. 829, passed 4-3-2019)