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N C sends letter about Vacation Rentals to Florida Legislature

April 28, 2019

At our April Quarterly Meeting, the Neighborhood Council voted to send a letter to our representatives in the Florida Legislature regarding House Bill 987 and Senate Bill 824, which was legislation that would take away any previous local control on short term vacation rentals.   Because of zoning codes that had been put into law before Tallahassee passed laws restricting control of vacation rentals,  St. Augustine was able to require that rentals be at least a week in Single Family (RS-1 & RS-2) and a month in HP-1.   There are also restrictions of the number of unrelated people that could be counted as a single family.  This latest proposed legislation would have removed even those “grandfathered” zoning ordinances.  The City of St. Augustine has hired a lobbist and City Manager John Regan and Commissioner Sikes-Kline went to Tallahassee to speak on behalf of St. Augustine and its residents. I […]

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