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File #: R-61-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Second Reader
File created: 11/13/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/11/2021 Final action:
Title: Short Term Rental Licenses - Moratorium - For the purpose of placing a moratorium on the issuance of new non-owner occupied short term rental licenses in certain conservation residence districts; placing a moratorium on the transfer of existing non-owner occupied short term rental licenses in certain conservation residence districts; providing for the application of the moratorium; and setting a date for termination of the moratorium.
Sponsors: Elly Tierney, Rob Savidge, Brooks Schandelmeier
Indexes: Housing and Human Welfare Committee, Public Hearing, Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. R-61-20 First Reader, 2. R-61-20 Staff Report, 3. R-61-20 Fiscal Impact Note, 4. R-61-20 Amendment 1 - Tierney
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Short Term Rental Licenses - Moratorium - For the purpose of placing a moratorium on the issuance of new non-owner occupied short term rental licenses in certain conservation residence districts; placing a moratorium on the transfer of existing non-owner occupied short term rental licenses in certain conservation residence districts; providing for the application of the moratorium; and setting a date for termination of the moratorium.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Resolution 61-20

Introduced by: Alderwoman Tierney
Co-sponsored by: Alderman Savidge and Alderman Schandelmeier

Referred to:
Public Hearing
Rules and City Government Committee
Housing and Human Welfare Committee

A RESOLUTION concerning

Short Term Rental Licenses - Moratorium

FOR the purpose of placing a moratorium on the issuance of new non-owner occupied short term rental licenses in certain conservation residence districts; placing a moratorium on the transfer of existing non-owner occupied short term rental licenses in certain conservation residence districts; providing for the application of the moratorium; and setting a date for termination of the moratorium.

WHEREAS, on January 13, 2020, the City of Annapolis adopted O-26-19 requiring the licensing of short term rentals to create the legal framework for a comprehensive system of regulating short term rentals within the City in the interest of public health, safety, and welfare; and

WHEREAS, to effectuate the intent of O-26-19, the City awarded a contract to a compliance service to determine the current short term rental license inventory in Annapolis and to identify how many licensees are operating with or without a City-issued rental license; and

WHEREAS, currently the majority of pending applications for short term rental licenses are concentrated in the C1 and C1-A Conservation Residence districts; and

WHEREAS, Section 21.40.130 of the Annapolis City Code states that "the C1 Conservation Residence district is des...

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