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File #: 21-806    Version: 1
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 10/25/2021 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 11/2/2021 Final action: 11/2/2021
Title: Adopt Ordinance No. 4238 amending Chapter 5.120 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code regulating Short-Term Rentals (STR) - Approved for introduction 10/19/2021, Vote: 6-0-1 (Peterson-Absent)
Attachments: 1. Att#1 Ordinance No. 4238, 2. Att#2 Legis. Draft of HBMC Ch. 5.120 (Ord. 4238), 3. SC #32 Email regarding short term rental regulations, 4. Sup Com 10-19-21
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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Adopt Ordinance No. 4238 amending Chapter 5.120 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code regulating Short-Term Rentals (STR) - Approved for introduction 10/19/2021, Vote: 6-0-1 (Peterson-Absent)
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Statement of Issue:
Ordinance No. 4238 approved for introduction October 19, 2021, requires adoption.

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

Recommended Action:
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Adopt Ordinance No. 4238, "An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Huntington Beach Amending Chapter 5.120 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code Regulating Short-Term Rentals." (Attachment No. 1)
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Alternative Action(s):
Do not approve the recommended action and direct staff accordingly.

Analysis:
The Short-Term Rental Ordinance was adopted on January 19, 2021 and became effective on February 19, 2021. The Short-Term Rental Permit fee resolution was adopted on March 1, 2021. The ordinance allows property owners in Sunset Beach to obtain an un-hosted short-term rental permit within six months of the adoption date of the fee resolution.

After the adoption of the ordinance, the City Council created an Ad Hoc Short-Term Rental Committee to solicit input from stakeholders and discuss whether changes were needed to the ordinance. On September 21, 2021, staff shared the Ad Hoc Committee's recommendations with the entire City Council. After some discussion, the City Council decided to allow property owners in Sunset Beach to obtain an un-hosted short-term rental permit within one year of the adoption date of the fee resolution (March 1, 2022). The City Council directed staff to prepare an amendment to the Short-Term Rental Ordinance to implement the Council's direction.

The amendment to the Short-Term Rental Ordinance inclu...

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