For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
      (1)   Buildings consisting of four or more units if such buildings have one or more elevators; and
      (2)   Ground floor units in other buildings consisting of four or more units.
   DWELLING. Includes any improved or unimproved real property, or part thereof, which is used or occupied, or is intended, arranged or designed to be used or occupied, as the home or residence of one or more individuals.
   FAMILIAL STATUS. One or more individuals (who have not attained the age of 18 years) being domiciled with: parent or person having legal custody of such individual or individuals; or the designee of such parent or other person having such custody, with the written permission of such parent or other person. The protections afforded by this section against discrimination on the basis of FAMILIAL STATUS apply to any person who is pregnant or is in the process of securing legal custody of any individual who has not attained the age of 18 years.
      (1)   Provided under any state or federal program that the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development has determined to be specifically designed and operated to assist elderly persons (as defined in the state or federal program);
      (2)   Intended for, and solely occupied by, persons 62 years of age or older; or
      (3)   Intended and operated for occupancy by at least one person 55 years of age or older per unit.
   REAL ESTATE BROKER OR SALESPERSON. A person, whether licensed or not, who, for or with the expectation of receiving a consideration, lists, sells, purchases, exchanges, rents or leases real property, or who negotiates or attempts to negotiate any of these activities, or who holds himself or herself out as engaged in these.
   REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION. Includes the sale, exchange, rental or lease of real property. REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION also includes the brokering or appraising of residential real property and the making or purchasing of loans or providing other financial assistance for purchasing, constructing, improving, repairing or maintaining a dwelling; or secured by residential real estate.
   REAL PROPERTY. Includes all real estate and interests therein, including buildings, structures, lands, leaseholds and condominiums.
(Prior Code, § 118.001) (Ord. 2011-016, passed 6-20-2011)