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File #: 21-0069    Version: 1 Name: Urgency Ordinance - Short-Term Rentals
Type: CC- Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/29/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action:
Title: PUBLIC HEARING - SHORT-TERM RENTALS URGENCY ORDINANCE BACKGROUND: The City does not currently have formally adopted regulations addressing the rental of residential properties for a period of less than 30 calendar days (short-term rentals) as a land use separate and distinct from a residential land use. Unregulated short-term rentals have the potential to pose public safety hazards by impacting the ability of neighborhoods to safely evacuate during emergency events due to excessive parking on narrow streets. There is also a decreased ability to communicate with transient renters who may not be familiar with local warning and alert systems. Unregulated short-term rental activities have also led to increased frequency of complaints related to noise, occupancy, and large events requesting Police, Code Enforcement, and Planning staff response despite a lack of resources or a regulatory framework for enforcement. The purpose of this ordinance is to provide a regulatory framework for sho...
Sponsors: Planning and Economic Development
Indexes: Not a Project
Code sections: 15378 - Not a Project
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Attachment 1 - STR Survey Report, 3. Attachment 2 - Public Correspondence to Council, 4. Attachment 3 - Public Correspondence to City Staff.pdf, 5. Ordinance, 6. Ordinance - FINAL, 7. Presentation, 8. Public Hearing Notice, 9. REVISED Presentation (Uploaded 10-12-2021), 10. Late Correspondence (Uploaded 10-12-2021), 11. Late Correspondence (Uploaded 10-15-2021)