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File #: 18-1121    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/11/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/24/2018 Final action: 7/24/2018
Title: Vacation Home Rental Ad Hoc Committee, recommending the Board: 1) Conceptually approve amendments to Title 5 - County Business License Ordinance of the El Dorado County Ordinance Code, Chapter 5.56 - Vacation Home Rentals in the Lake Tahoe Basin; 2) Direct staff to work with the Vacation Home Rental (VHR) Ad Hoc Committee and return on August 28, 2018, for the first reading of the revised ordinance; 3) Direct staff to report to the Board one year following the effective date of the approved ordinance revisions with an evaluation of VHR regulation and enforcement; and 4) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 163-2018, amending the FY 2018-19 Authorized Personnel Allocation to delete one vacant FTE Fiscal Assistant in the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office and add one FTE Development Technician in the Planning and Building Department. (Est. Time: 1 Hr.) FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - VHR Conceptual 7.24, 2. B - Reso route sheet, 3. C - Aproved reso, 4. D - VHR Staff Report Attachment, 5. Public Comment Rcvd 7-24-18 BOS 7-24-18, 6. Public Comment Rcvd 7-23-18 BOS 7-24-18, 7. Public Comment Rcvd 7-20-18 BOS 7-24-18, 8. Public Comment Rcvd 7-19-18 BOS 7-24-18, 9. Executed Resolution 163-2018
Related files: 19-1521, 21-0168, 21-1262
Title
Vacation Home Rental Ad Hoc Committee, recommending the Board:
1) Conceptually approve amendments to Title 5 - County Business License Ordinance of the El Dorado County Ordinance Code, Chapter 5.56 - Vacation Home Rentals in the Lake Tahoe Basin;
2) Direct staff to work with the Vacation Home Rental (VHR) Ad Hoc Committee and return on August 28, 2018, for the first reading of the revised ordinance;
3) Direct staff to report to the Board one year following the effective date of the approved ordinance revisions with an evaluation of VHR regulation and enforcement; and
4) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 163-2018, amending the FY 2018-19 Authorized Personnel Allocation to delete one vacant FTE Fiscal Assistant in the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office and add one FTE Development Technician in the Planning and Building Department. (Est. Time: 1 Hr.)

FUNDING: N/A
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

Ordinance Revisions

Chapter 5.56 - Vacation Home Rentals in the Lake Tahoe Basin, was first enacted in 1997. In September, 2017, the Board designated an ad hoc committee, consisting of Supervisors Ranalli and Novasel, to study the issues related to VHRs and make recommendations for improved regulations and enforcement. The Board has adopted several revisions to the ordinance that took effect earlier this month. The committee is proposing additional revisions based on further study of the issue and other jurisdictions’ practices, as well as input received at several public meetings.

The suggestions below represent ideas that will be further refined through the Ad Hoc Committee, not specific ordinance language. Based on the Board’s discussion and direction today, staff will draft language in coordination with the committee, stakeholders, and County Counsel.

1. Limit overnight occupancy to 12, regardless of the number of bedrooms or the size of the home.

Current language provides for the number of occupants to be determined by the number of b...

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