Atlantic City abandons attempts to limit the number of short-term rentals | Local news


Short-term rental requests through the online portal, GovPilot, must be submitted with an application fee of $ 150. To get approval, the owner must provide an address for the property, the block and lot number, the number of units involved and the owner’s contact information, said City Manager of Licensing and Inspection Dale. Finch.

If the owner is an LLC, corporation, or partnership, the application should list all agents. If the property is a condominium, approvals from the condominium association are required.

Short-term rental sites, such as Airbnb, VRBO, and HomeAway, have grown in popularity in recent years, and historically residential areas, such as Chelsea and Venice Park, have faced quality of life issues. For at least three years, residents regularly attended council meetings to ask authorities to do something about noise, garbage collection, and parking, among other issues.

Short-term rental operators and landlords claim that the majority of their customers are respectful of neighbors, obey local laws, and contribute a great deal economically to Atlantic City. Many also point out that vacation rentals have long been part of the city’s allure.

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“I believe there is a way to solve this density and quality of life issue,” Kurtz said. “Some people have mentioned their complete ban. I have always avoided (that). My hope is that we are not forced to find ourselves in a position where we have to. This is not what we are trying to do.


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