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Ralph Dimarucut, Main media contact (831) 420-5017
Eileen Cross, Water Department (831) 420-5213
Joyce Blaschke, Santa Cruz Police Department (831) 420-5844
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Short Term Vacation Rental Webpage Launched

Post Date:12/21/2016

A new Planning and Community Development Department webpage has been created to inform the public of the status of potential regulations for Short Term Vacation Rentals (Residential rentals available for fewer than 30 days at a time).

The City Council appointed a working committee of City residents to develop recommendations to the Planning Commission and City Council for regulations that would be appropriate for the community. The site contains the committee meeting schedule, member information, background and current information that includes example ordinances.  Follow this site to keep track of the latest information on this topic.  Click here to view the page.

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