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File #: 19-0108    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 3/6/2019 Final action:
Title: Consider Introduction of Ordinance Nos. 19-0007 and 19-0008 Amending the Zoning Code and Local Coastal Program to Reinforce the Prohibition on Renting Residential Property for Less Than 30 Days, Except Under Limited Circumstances (Community Development Director McIntosh). a) CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARING b) INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NOS. 19-0007 AND 19-0008
Attachments: 1. Ordinance No. 19-0007, 2. Ordinance No. 19-0008, 3. Public Comments (Received After January 15, 2019)
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TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Anne McIntosh, Community Development Director

SUBJECT:Title
Consider Introduction of Ordinance Nos. 19-0007 and 19-0008 Amending the Zoning Code and Local Coastal Program to Reinforce the Prohibition on Renting Residential Property for Less Than 30 Days, Except Under Limited Circumstances (Community Development Director McIntosh).
a) CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARING
b) INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NOS. 19-0007 AND 19-0008
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council:
1. Introduce Ordinance No. 19-0007 amending the Manhattan Beach Municipal Code to allow an ancillary activity of guest transient rental of single-family houses under limited circumstances.
2. Introduce Ordinance No. 19-0008 amending the Manhattan Beach Local Coastal Program to allow an ancillary activity of guest transient rental of single-family houses under limited circumstances in the Coastal Zone.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
The City has engaged the services of Host Compliance to assist with short term rental enforcement. The annual cost for assistance enforcing the City's short-term regulations is approximately $20,000. If the City Council adopts these ordinances, the Council may direct staff to collect Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) on residential transient rentals. There is no estimate of how much revenue this would generate because it depends on how many homeowners engage in this activity.

BACKGROUND:
Manhattan Beach has a ban on commercial short term rental residentially zoned properties. The City Council has directed staff to step up its enforcement efforts and has discussed options which would allow homeowners to rent their homes to guests under limited circumstances that would eliminate the impacts that commercial short term rental businesses have on residential neighborhoods. This is becoming a more common practice in al...

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