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File #: 20-1477    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/30/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/2/2020 Final action: 12/2/2020
Title: Planning and Building Department recommending the Board Approve the Final Passage (Second Reading) of Ordinance 5135 amending Title 5 - County Business License Ordinance of the El Dorado County Ordinance Code, Chapter 5.56 - Vacation Home Rentals, making clarifying updates to the code for the purpose of program implementation and introducing a cap of 900 permits total in the Tahoe Basin. (Cont. 11/17/2020, Item 35) FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A2 - 5.56 VHR Ordinance Revisions Updated, 2. A - 5.56 VHR Ordinance Revisions, 3. B - Summary Ordinance, 4. C - Counsel Approval, 5. D - VHR Presentation, 6. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 11-13-2020, 7. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 11-16-2020, 8. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 11-17-2020, 9. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 11-19-2020 to 11-24-2020, 10. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 12-1-2020, 11. Proof of Publication, 12. Executed Ordinance 5135, 13. Proof of Publication-Mt Democrat (Summary of Proposed Ordinance), 14. Proof of Publication-Tahoe Daily Tribune (Summary of Proposed Ordinance), 15. Proof of Publication-Georgetown Gazette (Summary of Proposed Ordinance)
Related files: 18-0402, 19-1521, 18-0816
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Planning and Building Department recommending the Board Approve the Final Passage (Second Reading) of Ordinance 5135 amending Title 5 - County Business License Ordinance of the El Dorado County Ordinance Code, Chapter 5.56 - Vacation Home Rentals, making clarifying updates to the code for the purpose of program implementation and introducing a cap of 900 permits total in the Tahoe Basin. (Cont. 11/17/2020, Item 35)

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On November 17, 2020, the Board met and Continued Ordinance 5135 to December 2, 2020 for Final Passage (Second Reading).

At the November 5, 2019 meeting of the Board of Supervisors, staff from Planning and Building and the Chief Administrative Office provided an update on the implementation of Chapter 5.56 of the County Code of Ordinances, Vacation Home Rentals (VHR Ordinance). Staff also provided options for reducing the number or density of VHRs in the Tahoe Basin, presented conceptual changes to the Ordinance to streamline permitting and enforcement, and made the Board aware of recent developments from the Governing Board of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA).

At that meeting, the Board discussed the option of directing staff to bring forward an Urgency Ordinance to put a cap on the number of permits in the Tahoe Basin, in order to allow staff to study additional means of addressing some of the locational criteria as required by TRPA. As approved by TRPA in October 2019, TRPA’s Residential Allocation Performance Review System is now linked to local jurisdiction performance on measures to address neighborhood compatibility through short-term rental (STR) location, operations and enforcement. Ultimately, the Board approved a motion directing staff to return with updated information, since the new TRPA direction introduced an additional set of issues for staff to consider.

Two Virtual Tahoe Town Halls were hosted by Supervisor Novasel and attended by staff, the first on May 13, 2020, and ...

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