Chapter 5.45


5.45.010    Purpose.

5.45.020    Application process.

5.45.030    Conditions of operation.

5.45.040    Term of license.

5.45.050    Revocation and suspension.

5.45.010 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to regulate the business of operating two types of short term rentals: bed and breakfast inns and tourist homes. (Ord. 3172 § 4 (Exh. C), 2017).

5.45.020 Application process.

A. Except as specified in this chapter, the application process in Chapter 5.08 PTMC applies.

B. The application fee shall be $25.00 per year.

C. The applicant must certify that the property is not in a building or subdivision subject to covenants, conditions, or restrictions or must provide written proof that the property owner’s association has received notification of the application for this license.

D. The applicant must certify that an application for a land use permit to use the property as a short term rental has been submitted to the city. (Ord. 3172 § 4 (Exh. C), 2017).

5.45.030 Conditions of operation.

A. Trash and Recycling. Businesses must provide trash and recycling containers and curbside recycling containers on site in a convenient and discrete location.

B. Fire Extinguishers. A fire extinguisher that is in good working order shall be maintained at all times on the premises.

C. Required Notices. The following notices shall be posted in a conspicuous location inside the rental unit:

1. A copy of the business license;

2. The name, address, and telephone number(s) of the owner or property manager;

3. The location of the fire extinguisher; and

4. Information on the trash and curbside recycling programs including:

a. Pickup schedules; and

b. A notice that trash and recycling containers must not be stored outside or placed at the curb (or in the alley), except within 24 hours of the day of scheduled trash or recycling pickup.

D. The business license number is required to be clearly displayed on all advertisements and listings of the unit including online advertisements and listings.

E. The owner of a tourist home shall be on site during the time rental activity is taking place. (Ord. 3172 § 4 (Exh. C), 2017).

5.45.040 Term of license.

The term of license shall be one year. (Ord. 3172 § 4 (Exh. C), 2017).

5.45.050 Revocation and suspension.

A. Except as provided in this section, the revocation and suspension provisions of Chapter 5.08 PTMC shall apply.

B. A license may be suspended during any period of code enforcement based on a violation of any other provision of the city code. The appeal procedure for the underlying code enforcement action shall control over the appeal provisions in Chapter 5.08 PTMC.

C. A license may be revoked for any reason in Chapter 5.08 PTMC, or for continued violations of any other provision of city code. The appeal procedure for the underlying code enforcement action shall control over the appeal provisions in Chapter 5.08 PTMC. (Ord. 3172 § 4 (Exh. C), 2017).