Minnehaha County joins regulation talks regarding Airbnb, short-term rentals
Draft ordinance would set occupancy limits and require fees for properties
Add South Dakota’s largest county to the list of governmental jurisdictions grappling with an increasingly prevalent short-term rental market.
The Minnehaha County Planning Commission last week got a look at a draft ordinance coming from the county planning office that would establish fees, occupant limits, parking minimums and licensing requirements for properties listed on short-term rental sites like Airbnb and VRBO.
The proposal seeks to require enough on-site parking to accommodate one car for each guest, cap occupancy at two guests per bedroom and mandate that a rental be registered with the state as a “vacation home.”
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