Bed and Breakfast
The renting of not more than five rooms in an owner-occupied dwelling for lodging and serving of breakfast to not
more than 10 casual and transient roomers, provided that the renting of such rooms for such purpose is clearly
incidental and subordinate to the principal use of the dwelling.
[Amended 3-28-2000 by L.L. No. 7-2000]

BOARDING OR TOURIST HOUSE
A building, other than a hotel, where lodging, with or without meals, for five or more persons is furnished for
compensation.
DWELLING, ONE  FAMILY

A detached building containing one dwelling unit only consisting of a minimum living area of 850 square feet.
[Amended 4-24-1990 by L.L. No. 8-1990]
DWELLING UNIT
A building or entirely self-contained portion thereof consisting of a minimum living area of 850 square feet
containing complete housekeeping facilities for only one family, including any domestic servants employed on the
premises, and having no enclosed space, other than vestibules, entrance or other hallways or porches, or cooking
or sanitary facilities in common with any "dwelling unit." A house trailer, a boarding- or rooming house,
convalescent home, fraternity or sorority house, hotel, motel, inn, lodging or nursing or similar home or other
similar structure shall not be deemed to constitute a "dwelling unit."
[Amended 6-19-1990 by L.L. No. 13-1990]
HOTEL OR MOTEL, RESORT
A building or group of buildings, whether detached or in connected units,
containing individual guest units
consisting of a room arranged or designed to be available for use as sleeping quarters for transients
on a daily rental basis or for vacationers or other persons on a weekly rental basis,
provided that one
such unit may connect directly with not more than one other such unit. Each unit shall have a door opening on the
exterior of the building or on a common hallway leading to the exterior. A "resort motel" may include such
accessory uses as a beach cabana, private dock, dining room, restaurant or swimming pool, conference and
meeting facilities or an accessory convenience shop, office or personal service facility, provided that such facility
or shop is located within the building without any external sign or display and off-street parking facilities. The term
"resort motel" shall not be construed to include "transient motel" or "mobile home park."
HOTEL OR MOTEL, TRANSIENT
A building or group of buildings, whether detached or in connected units, containing individual guest
units consisting of a room arranged or designed to be available for use as sleeping and living
quarters for transients on a daily rental basis,
provided that one such unit may connect directly with no more
than one other such unit and that no cooking facilities shall be available. Each such unit shall have a door opening
on the exterior of the building or on a common hallway leading to the exterior. A "transient hotel or motel" may
include such accessory uses as an office, restaurant, accessory personal services, swimming pool and off-street
parking facilities. The term "transient hotel or motel" shall not be construed to include "resort motel" or "mobile
home park," nor shall it be deemed to include any dwelling unit except that of the owner or manager.
APARTMENT
An entirely self-contained dwelling unit consisting of a minimum of 450 square feet of living area containing
complete housekeeping facilities for only one family, including any domestic servants employed on the premises
and having no enclosed space other than vestibules, entrance hallways or porches, or cooking or sanitary
facilities in common with any other dwelling unit and/or "apartment."
[Added 6-19-1990 by L.L. No. 13-1990]
This is a compilation of various definitions as they relate to renting out rooms on a daily basis.  
Take note that all of these definitions are currently in the code and shows that the town has
anticipated such a use and made accommodations for transient rentals. None of the uses
currently permitted in the code are allowed in residential zones.
The town has remedies for the people that are currently conducting transient rentals in
residential zones. It's call a use variance.
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