With the explosive growth of short-term rentals and vacation rentals, many communities have insurance requirements for hosts. Click here to learn more about regulations in your area.

First-Ever Vacation Rental Regulations Passed in Hot Springs, AR

Hot Springs, Arkansas has passed new vacation rental regulations that took effect January 4th, 2022. Since last March, the City has been continuously working on rules and regulations for the growing business of short-term rentals. After several complaints filed from neighbors in highly populated areas, they realized it was time to step in and create regulations.  There are many new rules, being that this is the first set of [...]

By |2022-01-20T08:55:01-07:00January 19th, 2022|Short-Term Rental Regulations|

Are You Aware of the Liability Insurance Requirement in the NEW Vacation Rental Laws Passed in Encinitas, CA?

As of December 8th, 2021, the City of Encinitas passed new vacation rental laws under Ordinance NO. 2021-22.  The city believes that the amended laws will lead to better regulation of vacation rentals, as neighbors have started to complain.  Complaints have ranged from excessive noise complaints to disorderly conduct as well as traffic concerns.  Within the new short-term rental laws, they have included regulations relating to quiet hours, parking [...]

By |2022-01-13T15:38:49-07:00January 13th, 2022|Short-Term Rental Regulations|

Marble Falls, TX Includes Liability Insurance Requirement Within NEW Vacation Rental Laws. Effective Jan. 1st, 2022

The Marble Falls City Council has unanimously voted in favor of new vacation rental laws on Nov. 16th and will take effect on January 1st, 2022. Within the new vacation rental laws, vacation rental hosts will be required to obtain a permit to operate their business within the city, which includes a requirement of $1M in liability insurance. Owners will also be required to register their properties with the [...]

By |2021-12-22T15:01:31-07:00December 22nd, 2021|Short-Term Rental Regulations|

Hosts in Kennebunkport, ME, Is Your Short-Term Rental Licensed? Application Deadline Dec. 31st, 2021.

Is your vacation rental licensed?!  If not, you’ve got till December 31st, 2021 to apply, otherwise, you will be in violation of the new ordinance that was approved last June.  The goal of license requirements for short-term rentals is to ensure that neighborhoods are not overly impacted by vacation rental operations.  By requiring licenses for all vacation rentals, the town will be able to better track and monitor the [...]

By |2021-12-21T11:19:53-07:00December 21st, 2021|Short-Term Rental Regulations|

New Short-Term Rental Regulations Passed for Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

This past Tuesday, Dec. 7th, 2021, the Point Pleasant Beach Borough Council has voted and passed new short-term rental regulations.  Short-term rentals have started to become an issue across the Jersey Shore, especially when it comes to the “party houses”.  Many residents have voiced their concerns about the “party houses” and how they have started to derail from the community and turn the town into an expensive summer beach resort.  [...]

By |2021-12-09T09:52:25-07:00December 9th, 2021|Short-Term Rental Regulations|

Short-Term Rental Regulations Passed in Summit County, CO

The Summit Board of County Commissioners passed new short-term rental regulations and plans to make adjustments based on concerns expressed by the public.  The new regulations now separate unincorporated Summit County into two zones; resort and neighborhood.    New Short-Term Rental Regulations - Licensing Short-term rentals in the resort zones now include Copper Mountain, Keystone, Peaks 7 and 8, and Tiger Run.  These zones will continue to operate the way they do right [...]

By |2021-12-03T10:13:38-07:00December 1st, 2021|Short-Term Rental Regulations|

Short-Term Rental Regulations Approved in Salida, CO

The Salida City Council has been constantly working on adjusting their short-term rental regulations and in their last meeting, they approved amendments to the recently updated short-term rental regulations.  The newly approved amendments were approved on Nov. 16th and will go into effect on Dec. 19th, 2021.  Amendments to Short-Term Rental Regulations Below you can find the underlined changes to Section 6-6-20 and Section 16-4-190 regarding short-term rental regulations.  Section 6-6-20.  Licensing; limitations; [...]

By |2021-12-03T10:14:05-07:00November 17th, 2021|Short-Term Rental Regulations|

NEW Short-Term Rental Regulations Approved in Westerly, RI

The Westerly City Council has voted and approved a new short-term rental ordinance, in hopes of better regulating within this industry.  After a large number of complaints regarding short-term rentals, Police Chief, Lacey, hopes that this list will allow town officials to “hold the owners accountable if, in fact, there are any issues”. New Short-Term Rental Regulations  Annual registration of short-term rentals is required for all Residential Short-Term Rentals.  Below you can find the new regulatory requirements to [...]

By |2021-12-03T10:13:16-07:00November 10th, 2021|Short-Term Rental Regulations|

New Short-Term Rental Regulations Approved in Duluth, Minnesota

This past Monday, the Duluth City Council approved a new ordinance that updates the short-term rental regulations.  All new applications will go through the planning commission for approval and go to the City Council for any appeals.   Councilman Zack Filipovich pointed out that this new short-term rental ordinance should also help clarify screenings and change the procedures for approval.  Short-Term Rental Regulation Updates  Below you can find the sections that were amended [...]

By |2021-12-03T10:21:02-07:00October 27th, 2021|Short-Term Rental Regulations|

Santa Rosa, CA Approves New Short-Term Rental Urgency Ordinance

On October 13th, the Santa Rosa City Council has approved an urgency ordinance to better regulate vacation rentals.  Before this short-term rental ordinance was put in place there were no regulations regarding rentals of residential properties for a period of 30 days or less, AKA vacation rentals.  With the rise of public complaints and around 160 vacation rentals operating illegally, the Santa Rosa City Council knew that some had to [...]

By |2021-12-03T10:27:36-07:00October 20th, 2021|Short-Term Rental Regulations|
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