(a) In this subchapter:
(1) “Motor vehicle” means a self-propelled vehicle designed principally to transport persons or property on a public roadway and includes a passenger car, van, station wagon, sports utility vehicle, and truck. The term does not include a:
(A) trailer, semitrailer, house trailer, truck having a manufacturer’s rating of more than one-half ton, or road-building machine;
(B) device moved only by human power;
(C) device used exclusively on stationary rails or tracks;
(D) farm machine; or
(E) mobile office.
(2) “Rental” means an agreement by the owner of a motor vehicle to authorize for not longer than 30 days the exclusive use of that vehicle to another for consideration.
(3) “Place of business of the owner” means an established outlet, office, or location operated by the owner of a motor vehicle or the owner’s agent or employee for the purpose of renting motor vehicles and includes any location at which three or more rentals are made during a year.
(b) Except as provided by Subsection (a), words used in this subchapter and defined by Chapter 152, Tax Code, have the meanings assigned by Chapter 152, Tax Code.

Terms Used In Texas Local Government Code 334.101