9-9-2: DEFINITIONS:
 
OCCUPANT:
Shall mean the person or persons who contract with the responsible party for use of the short-term rental.
RESIDENTIAL DWELLING:
Shall mean a single unit providing complete and independent living facilities for one or more persons, including permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking, and sanitation. Tents, recreational vehicles, campers, and similar units not designed for permanent residential use are excluded from this definition.
RESPONSIBLE PARTY:
Shall mean the owner of a residential dwelling being used as a short-term rental, as well as any person designated by the owner who is responsible for compliance with this chapter by an occupant and any guests utilizing the short-term rental. The responsible party shall provide for the maintenance of the property and ensure compliance by the occupant and any guests with the provisions of this chapter, or any other applicable law, rule, or regulation pertaining to the use and occupancy of a short- term rental. The owner of the property shall not be relieved of responsibility or liability for noncompliance with the provisions of this chapter, or any other applicable law, rule, or regulation pertaining to the use and occupancy of a short-term rental because of the designation of another responsible party. All responsible parties shall be at least twenty-one (21) years old.
SHORT-TERM RENTAL:
Shall mean a residential dwelling which is rented for thirty (30) days or fewer, and which is sometimes referred to as a "vacation rental". This term does not include country club facilities as that term is defined in City Code Section 9-2-1.  (Ord. 299, 10-20-2020)