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File #: 19-0121    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 3/19/2019 Final action:
Title: Consider: Introduction of Ordinance No. 19-0007 Amending the Manhattan Beach Municipal Code to Reinforce the Prohibition on Renting Residential Property for Less Than 30 Days; and Adoption of Resolution No. 19-0011 Amending the Administrative Penalties for Such Rentals (Community Development Director McIntosh). a) INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. 19-0007 b) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 19-0011
Attachments: 1. Ordinance No. 19-0007, 2. Resolution No. 19-0011
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Anne McIntosh, Community Development Director
Nhung Madrid, Senior Management Analyst

SUBJECT:Title
Consider: Introduction of Ordinance No. 19-0007 Amending the Manhattan Beach Municipal Code to Reinforce the Prohibition on Renting Residential Property for Less Than 30 Days; and Adoption of Resolution No. 19-0011 Amending the Administrative Penalties for Such Rentals (Community Development Director McIntosh).
a) INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. 19-0007
b) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 19-0011
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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 reinforce the prohibition of commercial short term rental of residential properties; and (2) adopt Resolution No. 19-0011 amending the penalties for such rental.
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
There are no fiscal implications associated with the adoption of the above referenced ordinance or resolution.

BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION:
At the March 6, 2019, City Council meeting, staff presented an Ordinance to reinforce the prohibition on renting property in residential zones for less than 30 days, with an exception under limited circumstances. After conducting a duly noticed public hearing, and receiving public testimony, the City Council voted 5-0 to maintain the existing ban of short-term rentals, without exception, and directed staff to prepare an ordinance amending the Manhattan Beach Municipal Code to strengthen the ban of such rentals.

Ordinance No. 19-0007 accomplishes the following:

* Leaves intact the prohibition of renting property in residential zones for less than 30 days
* Extends the prohibition to renters and lessees; and
* Prohibits the maintenance of advertisements of short-term rentals.

Resolution No. 19-0011 sets the administrative fine at $1,000 per violation. ...

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