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File #: 19-2390    Version: 1 Name: 1/6/20 - Development of Short Term Rental Regulations
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/6/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/6/2020 Final action: 1/6/2020
Enactment date: 1/6/2020 Enactment #: R-19-593
Title: Resolution Directing the City Administrator to Develop Ordinance Amendments for the Purpose of Regulating Short Term Rental Properties
Attachments: 1. CWA STR Memo Report for Council Consideration 12-20-19.pdf, 2. Appendices and Table of Contents 11-26-19.pdf, 3. Correspondence-Paul A. Callum PLC - CA-18.pdf
Title
Resolution Directing the City Administrator to Develop Ordinance Amendments for the Purpose of Regulating Short Term Rental Properties
Memorandum
In March of 2019, City Council requested that the City Administrator and City Attorney prepare a report on the feasibility of regulating short term rentals. This report is to specifically review what peer cities have successfully implemented, and how different categories such as occupied or non-occupied units may be considered.

In order to gain an understanding of the particular issues, concerns, or opportunities that could be impacted by any proposed regulations, the City contracted with Carlisle Wortman Associates to undertake research, conduct public input sessions, and generate a summary report for the City's use and consideration.

This report provided the following information:

* A differentiation of three distinct types of short term rentals
* A summary of common feedback and direction from members of the public that generally supported both less or increased regulation of short term rentals.
* A summary five peer communities that have enacted short term rental regulations (other community ordinances were evaluated, however the five communities in the report represented the range of approaches).
* A summary of regulatory considerations that identify purpose and potential resources such as financial, staffing, or other that should be considered.

Finally, the proposed report provides three options for Short Term Rental feasibility and approach. Staff is recommending that the City Council direct the City Administrator and any applicable Boards and Commissions pursue the development of ordinances reflective of Option 3 of the attached report. In pursuing this option, staff recommends particular consideration of the following aspects:

* The evaluation of Owner-Occupied Whole House Rentals similarly to Non-Owner-Occupied Vacation Rentals
* State limitations on the ability of the City to enact any local t...

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