3-1-2: DEFINITIONS:
As used in this chapter, the following words and terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section:
 
BED AND BREAKFAST:
A dwelling where, for compensation, meals are provided on site for no more than fifteen (15) persons who are not immediate members of the household family residing in the dwelling, and is owner or manager occupied. An owner or manager is required to be present, in person, on site, when guests are present.
BUILDING INSPECTOR:
The building inspector designated by the Mayor and Council to enforce the building and other safety codes adopted by the City.
BUSINESS:
The selling or rental of any personal or real property for compensation and providing any service for compensation, including the solicitation, advertisement or offering of such sales, rentals or services.
BUSINESS DAYS:
A day when the City offices are open for business. A business day is normally Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays.
BUSINESS LOCATION:
The physical location of the business with the City limits of Lava Hot Springs, Idaho identified in the application for a permit or business and/or the special event permit or business license.
CITY:
The City of Lava Hot Springs, Idaho.
CITY CLERK:
The duly appointed city clerk-treasurer of the city.
CITY COUNCIL:
The duly elected city council of the city.
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER:
The person designated by the Mayor and City Council to enforce City ordinances.
CONTRACTOR:
Those persons defined as a "contractor" in the Idaho Contractor Registration Act, Title 54, Chapter 52, Idaho Code.
DOOR-TO-DOOR:
Any business which sells items or solicits work and/or services door-to-door without express prior permission from the residents.
FIRE CHIEF:
The fire chief of the city.
MAYOR:
The duly elected Mayor of the City.
OPERATOR:
Any individual, including an employee, manager or agent of a group of persons, limited liability company, partnership or corporation, or any other business entity, who is the individual recognized by the City as the person responsible for the management and operation of a business or special event.
PERSON:
Includes any individual, firm, co-partnership, corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, association or other organization, or any combination thereof acting as a unit.
PUBLIC WAY:
All areas legally open to public use such as public streets, sidewalks, roadways, highways, parkways, alleys, parks, public rights of way, parking lots, as well as the interior and areas surrounding public buildings or other places owned or occupied by the City, or in, on or over which an easement exists in the name of or occupied by the City or which exists for the benefit and use of the public.
RECREATIONAL MOTOR VEHICLES:
Shall include ATV's, UTV's, Side-by-Side vehicles, Golf Carts, Motorbikes, snowmobiles and any other similar vehicle capable of transporting an operator with or without passengers and whether designed for highway or off-highway operation.
RENTAL UNIT:
Rental unit means 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, and which household pays rent for the use and occupancy for periods of thirty (30) consecutive days or more.
RESIDENT OF THE CITY:
A Resident of the City shall mean for purposes of the Lava Hot Springs Business and Special Event Regulation Code an individual who owns property within the City limits; an individual who has a written lease for a term of property located with the City limits of greater than thirty (30) days; or is the individual or the authorized representative of a person to whom a current and valid business license has been issued.
SPECIAL EVENT:
An occasion including, but not limited to, fairs, shows, parades, concerts, exhibitions and festivals, which will take place on City property and are expected to last for a period of time not to exceed three (3) consecutive days and events which will take place on private property which are expected to have one hundred (100) or more participants and could reasonably be expected to require the services of public health and/or safety personnel and/or equipment or the use of other resources for traffic control, emergency medical services, fire suppression, erection of barriers and/or use and maintenance of public facilities.
STAND:
Any newsstand, table, bench, booth, rack, handcart, trailer, vehicle, tent, pushcart or any other fixture or device which is used for the display, storage or transportation of articles offered for sale or advertisements describing articles or services for sale by a business.
TEMPORARY AND/OR NON-PERMANENT BUSINESS LOCATIONS:
Those locations where a person conducts business in other than a permanent building, or deck and/or courtyard attached to or accessory to a permanent building. Temporary and/or non-permanent business locations shall include, but are not be limited to, trailers, stands, carts, booths, displays, vehicles, or any other structure which is not attached to a permanent foundation.
VACATION RENTAL/TOURIST HOME:
Shall include single family dwelling units or multiple family dwelling units, built or converted, where, for compensation, lodging facilities are provided for a duration of less than thirty (30) days, but not including a tent, recreational coach, motor home, camper, hotel, motel, hospital, yurt or nursing home.
VEHICLE:
Every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway or off a highway, excepting devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. (Ord. 2020-3, 8-13-2020)