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When used in this article, the following words shall have the meanings ascribed to them as set forth herein.
HOMESHARE - A dwelling which is the primary residence of an owner who possesses at least a 20% ownership interest in the subject parcel, with any portion of the dwelling rented for a period less than 30 consecutive days when said owner is physically present in the same dwelling, with no meals or food provided to the renter or renters. A HOMESHARE is not considered a home occupation. Use of a dwelling for occasional home exchange is not considered a HOMESHARE.
OWNER - A person with a full or partial fee title ownership interest in the subject property. For a property held in a trust, each trustee (but no trust beneficiary) is considered an OWNER.
PRIMARY RESIDENCE - A dwelling which is the owner’s main living location as evidenced by the owner’s address-of-record for official documents such as the property’s title, income tax returns, voter registration, or a current property tax bill.
RENT - The terms rent, rented and rental mean allowing use of a dwelling or property, or any portion thereof, in exchange for consideration in any form.
SHORT-TERM RENTAL - The rental of a residential unit for a period of less than 30 consecutive calendar days. SHORT-TERM RENTALS include both homeshares and vacation rentals.
VACATION RENTAL - A dwelling, any portion of which is rented for a period less than 30 consecutive days when the owner is not physically present, with no meals or food provided to the renter or renters. A VACATION RENTAL is not considered a home occupation under this article. Use of a dwelling for occasional home exchange is not considered a VACATION RENTAL.
(Ord. No. 2969)