Mayor’s amendment to short-term rental ordinance raises questions – Columbia Missourian

0 minutes, 51 seconds Read

The Columbia City Council passed an ordinance to both legalize and regulate short-term rentals in Columbia at its Feb. 5 meeting.

Short-term rentals are any rental with a term shorter than 30 days, most commonly the type you would see listed on popular hotel alternative websites such as Airbnb. The ordinance passed by a vote of 5-1 after Betsy Peters abstained from voting due to her ownership of a short-term rental. Previously, short-term rentals were not permissible under Columbia zoning law.

This page requires Javascript.

Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content. Please enable it in your browser settings.

About opinions in the Missourian: The Missourian’s Opinion section is a public forum for the discussion of ideas. The views presented in this piece are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Missourian or the University of Missouri. If you would like to contribute to the Opinion page with a response or an original topic of your own, visit our submission form.

This post was originally published on this site

Similar Posts