§16-6-3. Hotel and restaurant defined; hotels and restaurants not
subject to provisions of article.
For the purpose of this article, every building where food
and lodging are usually furnished to guests and payment required
therefor shall be deemed a hotel, and every place where food
without lodging is usually furnished to guests and payment
required therefor shall be deemed a restaurant. But the
provisions of this article, except those of sections twenty and
twenty-two, shall not apply to any hotel wherein there are fewer
than ten bed chambers, nor to any hotel known as a "summer hotel"
which is not open for guests from November fifteenth to May
fifteenth. The provisions of this article shall not apply to
temporary food sales, not exceeding two weeks in length, by
religious, educational, charitable or nonprofit organizations.