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File #: 21-692    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Items Status: Passed
File created: 9/14/2021 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action: 9/21/2021
Title: City Council to Consider Directing Staff to Draft an Amendment to the Short Term Rental Ordinance and an Extension of the De-Listing Deadline
Attachments: 1. Att#1 Short Term Rental Location Density Map, 2. Sup Com 9-21-21 PP, 3. Sup Com 9-21-21
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager

PREPARED BY: Ursula Luna-Reynosa, Director of Community Development

Subject:
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City Council to Consider Directing Staff to Draft an Amendment to the Short Term Rental Ordinance and an Extension of the De-Listing Deadline
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Statement of Issue:
Shortly after adopting a Short Term Rental Ordinance, the City Council directed staff to hold off on causing the various rental platforms to de-list non-permitted short term rentals until October 1, 2021. The City Council created an Ad Hoc Short Term Rental Committee to meet with stakeholder groups and discuss concerns with the ordinance. This item is to share the Ad Hoc Committee's recommendations with the entire City Council and for the City Council to direct staff on how to proceed.

Financial Impact:
There are no direct fiscal impacts associated with this action.

Recommended Action:
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A) Direct staff to enforce the ordinance as adopted and cause the various platforms to de-list unpermitted short term rentals by October 1, 2021; or

B) Direct staff to bring forward an amended ordinance that creates a zone structure within the Coastal Overlay District that will limit the number of short term rentals that can be operated within each zone, and hold off on causing the various rental platforms to de-list until the City Council considers an amended ordinance.
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Alternative Action(s):
Do not direct staff to move forward with either Recommended Action A or B and provide alternative direction.

Analysis:
After many years of discussion, the City Council conducted two study sessions, on September 3, 2019 and September 21, 2020 and ultimately directed staff to draft a highly restrictive short term rental ordinance that allows only for hosted short term rentals (with an exception for property owners within Sunset Beach that were provided a 6 month timeframe to request pe...

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