Public hearing set for vacation rental bylaw

A public hearing on the proposed vacation rental bylaw has been set for Tuesday, June 24.

A public hearing on the proposed vacation rental bylaw has been set for Tuesday, June 24.

The proposed bylaw will require people wanting to run their home as a vacation rental to apply for a sub-zone for their property. Each home would have to undergo a public hearing and be approved by council.

The bylaw sets out rules for vacation rentals:

— They can have a maximum of four bedrooms and sleep up to eight people;

— They must have one parking space per bedroom, up to a maximum of four;

— They have to obtain a business license and have building and fire inspections conducted.

The public is invited to provided input into the bylaw at a hearing in Revestoke council chambers on Tuesday, June 24, at 2 p.m.