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6.05.030 License Registration Required.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 187828 and 189028, effective August 1, 2018.)  Any person engaged in Hotel Management Activities of any Hotel or Short-Term Rental who use Booking Agents to advertise or accept reservations within the District shall register for such activities covering each license year, or if application is made after the beginning of a license year, then for the balance of the license year. Only one person needs to register for each Hotel or Short-Term Rental who use Booking Agents to advertise or accept reservations in the District. The term license as used in this Chapter, shall not be construed to mean a permit and no physical license will be issued. The license fees prescribed herein are for the privilege of engaging in the activity of Hotel or Short-Term Rental management in the District, and the revenues collected will be used as provided herein. The payment of a license fee required hereunder and the acceptance of such fee shall not entitle a licensee to engage in any activities not in compliance with all the requirements of this Code, including but not limited to the requirements of Title 7, and all other applicable laws.