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Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment File #ZTA21-01

File #ZTA21-01 refers to a proposed text amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to incorporate provisions to allow Short Term Rentals to process in Jefferson County as a Principal Permitted Use (PPU) in any zoning district that allows single family dwellings.

The proposed amendment includes revisions to Article 2: Definitions; Article 8 (new Section 8.16 - Short Term Rentals); and Appendix C - Principal Permitted and Conditional Uses Table.

Status of Text Amendment


Meeting Items

 12-02-21: CC Public Hearing on ZTA21-01
CC voted to approve ZTA21-01 and found that the text amendment was consistent with the Comprehensive Plan (motion passed 4-1, with Commissioner Tabb opposing).
 11-04-21: CC to review PC recommended draft and request to schedule a 
                  public hearing.
Zoning Memo with attachments, including draft of proposed text amendment ZTA21-01.
 10-12-21: Public Hearing on ZTA21-01
Zoning Memo with attachments, including draft of proposed text amendment ZTA21-01 and Health Department Memo [click to view].
 09-14-21: PC reviewed the first draft of ZTA21-01 and scheduled a
                  Public Hearing to receive public input on their revised draft.
Zoning Memo with attachments, including first draft of proposed text amendment ZTA21-01 [click to view].

Articles on Short Term Rentals


APA Planning Advisory Service (PAS) - QuickNotes No. 56
"Regulating Short-Term Rentals"

Spirit of Jefferson
August 4, 2021 Edition

APA Planning Advisory Service (PAS) Memo - January/February 2019
Short-Term Rentals: Regulation and Enforcement Strategies

The Western Planner - RMLUI Corner
Thinking About Regulating the Sharing Economy by Elizabeth Garvin, AICP