For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   LODGING FACILITY. Any hotel, motel, rooming house, tourist court or resort within the city.
   LODGING INCOME. The gross receipts from the furnishing for consideration of lodging at a hotel, motel, rooming house, tourist court, or resort, except the renting or leasing to a person or entity for more than 29 continuous days.
   OPERATOR. The person who is the proprietor or who otherwise has control of a facility providing lodging, whether in the capacity of owner, lessee, sub-lessee, licensee, or in any other capacity.
(Ord. 428, passed 8-17-17)