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On the Radar

Transient Rentals

Affects the entire county.

Location: County Wide
Status: In Progress

Neighbors are experiencing increased difficulties with short term use of rental properties: weddings, receptions, loud music, parking -- the list goes on. This "development" will examine what others are doing about it and explore local proposals, incidents and ordinances (or lack of them).

Related Files

05/23/2016 - Vacation Rental Proposed Zoning Overlay
11/18/2015 - Proposed Vacation Rental Ordinance
06/06/2010 - Info on Proposed Ordinance
06/06/2010 - Proposed Transient Rental Ordinance June 2010
03/16/2010 - Proposed Vacation Rental Standards Draft
03/29/2009 - Letter to Supervisor Brown from VOTMA Board
01/19/2009 - BOS Rentals Hearing - VOTMA Notes
04/27/2009 - April 09 PRMD memo to BOS
11/30/2009 - Nov. 2009 Staff Report
11/30/2009 - Board of supervisors Staff Report
09/21/2009 - TOT rules for rentals
12/22/2008 - Transient Rentals; Napa Report


Vacation Rental PRMD website
 Proposed Code Changes - links available on Sonoma County PRMD website.
Map of registered Vacation Rental 2015
County Vacation Rental information
Vacation Rental Program Review 2015

News and Notes

11/19/2015 - Vacation Rental - Public Hearing - Presentation by PRMD and public comment on proposed code changes to the Vacation Rental Ordinance on Thursday, November 19 at 5:30 PM 575 Administration Dr, rm 100A, Santa Rosa.
02/22/2010 - Kenwood Press Articles -


Kenwood Press Articles
Kenwood Press Articles on Transient Rentals
11/1/2008 Transient rentals causing a stir
12/15/2008 Fined vacation rental subject of hearing
03/15/2009 Finding of violation by vacation rental reversed
04/15/2009 Vacation rentals subject of Supervisors hearing
05/01/2009 Supervisors wade into vacation rental debate

04/21/2009 - Hearing on Transient rentals -

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