For the pur­pose of this Arti­cle, when­ev­er any of the fol­low­ing words, terms or def­i­n­i­tions are used here­in, they shall have the mean­ing ascribed to them in this Article.

(A) “Hotel Room or Motel Room” means a room with­in a struc­ture con­tain­ing twen­ty (20) hotel or motel rooms or more offered for rental on a dai­ly basis and con­tain­ing facil­i­ties for sleep­ing.  One room offered for rental with or with­out an adjoin­ing bath shall be con­sid­ered as a sin­gle hotel or motel room.  The num­ber of hotel or motel rooms with­in a suite shall be com­put­ed on the basis of those rooms uti­lized for the pur­pose of sleeping.

(B) “Own­er” means any per­son hav­ing an own­er­ship inter­est in, con­duct­ing the oper­a­tion of a hotel or motel room, or receiv­ing the con­sid­er­a­tion for the rental of such hotel or motel room.

(C) “Per­son” means any nat­ur­al per­son, trustee, court appoint­ed rep­re­sen­ta­tive, syn­di­cate, asso­ci­a­tion, part­ner­ship, firm, club, com­pa­ny, cor­po­ra­tion, busi­ness trust, insti­tu­tion, or oth­er polit­i­cal sub­di­vi­sion, con­trac­tor, sup­pli­er, ven­dor, vendee, oper­a­tor, user or own­er, or any offi­cers, agents, employ­ees or oth­er rep­re­sen­ta­tive, act­ing either for him­self or for any oth­er per­son in any capac­i­ty, or any oth­er enti­ty rec­og­nized by law as the sub­ject of rights and duties.  The mas­cu­line, fem­i­nine, sin­gu­lar or plur­al is includ­ed in any cir­cum­stances.