23C.22.010 Purposes

The purposes of the Short-Term Rentals related regulations contained in this Chapter are:

A.    To prevent long-term rental units from being replaced with Short-Term Rentals and protect affordable housing units from conversion.

B.    To preserve and protect neighborhood character and livability from nuisances that are often associated with Short-Term Rentals.

C.    To generate City revenue to share City infrastructure cost and other public expenditures by operation of Short-Term Rentals under established standards.

D.    To provide alternative forms of lodging. (Ord. 7521-NS § 1 (part), 2017)