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Newport Short-Term Rental Ordinance Amendments

1-18-19

The information listed below relates to potential amendments to City of Newport regulations for vacation rentals (i.e. short-term rentals). It is the product of more than a year's worth of work by an "Ad-Hoc Work Group" formed by the Newport Planning Commission to assess how the existing rules could be improved, followed by a series of hearings by the Planning Commission.

There were a number of key policy areas where the Ad-Hoc Work Group could not reach consensus. They are framed as policy alternatives in the draft Ordinance No. 2144 code amendments, and the Planning Commission narrowed these down to a set of preferred alternatives after taking public testimony. The City Council will now hold one or more public hearings before an ordinance is adopted.

This web page will be updated regularly as new information becomes available, including testimony that is submitted as part of the public hearings process.

 

February 19, 2019 City Council Public Hearing Materials:

Notice of February 19, 2019 City Council Public Hearing

 

January 22, 2019 City Council Work Session Meeting Materials:

Short-Term Rental Update

 

Planning Commission Recommendations Forwarded to the City Council:

Mark-up Copy of Commission Recommendation for New Draft Municipal Code Chapter 4.25 (Ordinance No. 2144)

Clean Copy of Commission Recommendation for New Draft Municipal Code Chapter 4.25 (Ordinance No. 2144)

Mark-up Copy of Commission Recommendation for Amended Draft Municipal Code Chapter 14.25 (Ordinance No. 2144)

Clean Copy of Commission Recommendation for Amended Draft Municipal Code Chapter 14.25 (Ordinance No. 2144)

Updated Map Alternative 3

Proposed Vacation Rental Overlay Zone with Spacing Standards

Mark-up Copy of Staff Alternative for New Draft Municipal Code Chapter 4.25 (Ordinance No. 2144)

Clean Copy of Staff Alternative for New Draft Municipal Code Chapter 4.25 (Ordinance No. 2144)

Mark-up Copy of Staff Alternative for Amended Draft Municipal Code Chapter 14.25 (Ordinance No. 2144)

Clean Copy of Staff Alternative for Amended Draft Municipal Code Chapter 14.25 (Ordinance No. 2144)

Public Comments Submitted to the Vacation Rental Ad Hoc Committee & Planning Commission

 

January 14, 2019 Planning Commission Meeting Materials:

Staff Memorandum

Mark-up Copy of Draft Municipal Code Chapter 4.25 (Ordinance No. 2144)

Clean Copy of Draft Municipal Code Chapter 4.25 (Ordinance No. 2144)

Mark-up Copy of Draft Municipal Code Chapter 14.25 (Ordinance No. 2144)

Clean Copy of Draft Municipal Code Chapter 14.25 (Ordinance No. 2144)

Email from Joseph Lease, Building Official, Dated 1/10/19

Updated Map Alternative #3

Permissible Areas Map Alternative #3 (New)

Public Comments Submitted to the Vacation Rental Ad Hoc Committee & Planning Commission (New)

 

December 10, 2018 Planning Commission Public Hearing Materials:

Notice of December 10, 2018 Planning Commission Public Hearing

Draft Minutes for the November 26, 2018 Planning Commission Work Session Meeting Minutes

Clean Copy of draft Municipal Code Chapter 4.25 (Ordinance No. 2144) Commission Preferred Alternatives

Clean Copy of draft Municipal Code Chapter 14.25 (Ordinance No. 2144) Commission Preferred Alternatives

Clean Copy of draft Municipal Code Chapter 4.25 (Ordinance No. 2144) Staff Recommendation

Clean Copy of draft Municipal Code Chapter 14.25 (Ordinance No. 2144) Staff Recommendation

 

November 13, 2018 Planning Commission Public Hearing Materials:

Notice of November 13, 2018 Planning Commission Public Hearing

Two-Page Summary of Potential Code Changes

Table of Ordinance No. 2144 Changes with Policy Rationale

Clean Copy of draft Municipal Code Chapter 4.25 (Ordinance No. 2144)

Clean Copy of draft Municipal Code Chapter 14.25 (Ordinance No. 2144)

Allowed Location Map Alternatives

Spacing Requirement Map Alternatives

Ad-Hoc Work Group Meeting Schedule

Information from the November 13, 2018 Planning Commission Public Hearing

Vacation Rental Spacing Concept Applied to Nye Beach C-2 Zoned Areas

 

Vacation Rental Ad Hoc Committee Web page Link