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File #: 21-481    Name: REF100042/REF1300043 - Vacation Rental Ordinance
Type: General Agenda Item Status: Scheduled PM
File created: 5/18/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/25/2021 Final action:
Title: REF100042/REF130043 - VACATION RENTAL ORDINANCES Public hearing to receive policy direction on draft ordinances amending Title 7 (Vacation Rental Operation Permits and Business Licenses), Title 20 (Coastal Zoning) and Title 21 (Inland Zoning) of the Monterey County Code to establish regulations for Vacation Rentals in the unincorporated areas of Monterey County, and a proposed compliance program for vacation rentals.
Attachments: 1. Board Report, 2. Attachment A - Draft ordinance amending Title 7 to amend Section 7.02.060, 3. Attachment B - Draft ordinance amending Title 20 (Coastal Zoning), 4. Attachment C - Draft ordinance amending Title 21 (Inland Zoning),, 5. Attachment D - Detailed Discussion, 6. Errata Memo (ADDED VIA SUPPLEMENTAL), 7. Item No. 17 - PowerPoint presentation
Title
REF100042/REF130043 - VACATION RENTAL ORDINANCES
Public hearing to receive policy direction on draft ordinances amending Title 7 (Vacation Rental Operation Permits and Business Licenses), Title 20 (Coastal Zoning) and Title 21 (Inland Zoning) of the Monterey County Code to establish regulations for Vacation Rentals in the unincorporated areas of Monterey County, and a proposed compliance program for vacation rentals.
Report
RECOMMENDATION:
It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors:
a. Find that the action is a planning study for direction on possible future action and qualifies for a statutory exemption per Section 15262 of the CEQA Guidelines; and
b. Provide policy direction on draft ordinances amending Title 7 (Vacation Rental Operation Permits and Business Licenses), Title 20 (Coastal Zoning) and Title 21 (Inland Zoning) of the Monterey County Code to establish regulations for Vacation Rentals in the unincorporated areas of Monterey County, and a proposed compliance program for vacation rentals.

SUMMARY:
Staff is requesting the Board of Supervisors (Board) provide policy direction on the updated draft Vacation Rental Ordinances prior to staff conducting environmental review. These draft ordinances reflect comments and directions from the Board at a November 17, 2020 hearing related to the draft ordinances amending Title 7 (Vacation Rental Operation Permits and Business Licenses), Title 20 (Coastal Zone) and Title 21 (Inland Zone) of the Monterey County Code (Attachments A, B, and C). Based on Board direction, staff has revised the draft ordinances and will further modify and refine the ordinances to reflect exact wording, if needed, and prepare environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The level of environmental review will depend on the Board's policy direction and the potential environmental effects of the draft ordinances. Following environmental review, staff will return to the Planning Commission and Bo...

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