The District's New Zoning Bylaw No. 1000, 2022 defines and regulates where Short Term Rentals are permitted and includes specific conditions to operate a Short Term Rental such as the requirement for licencing or occupancy limits.
- CR Country Residential
- MUR-2 Seasonal Accommodation
- C-1 to C-4 & C-6 Commercial Zones (as a "Tourist Accommodation")
Where permitted by this bylaw, a Short Term Rental shall be subject to the following conditions (3.10.9):
a. a person must not carry on business as a Short Term Rental operator unless the person holds a valid licence issued under the provisions of this bylaw and the Business Licence Bylaw;
b. Off-Street Parking must be provided in accordance with Schedule D.
c. Local Responsible Person
(i) a person may only operate a Short Term Rental in a premises, other than their permanent Dwelling Unit, if they designate a local responsible person who at all times that the Short Term Rental is operated, has access to the premises and authority to make decisions in relation to the premises and the rental agreement;
(ii) a person may only operate a Short Term Rental if they ensure that the name and contact information of the local responsible person is prominently displayed in the Short Term Rental premises when the Short Term Rental is operated;
(iii) the local responsible person must be able to attend at the Short Term Rental premises within 1 hour of being requested to do so;
d. maximum occupancy shall be limited to two adults per bedroom.
Excerpt: Zoning Bylaw 1000, 2022 (Gen Regs)
Short Term Rental: 1 space per bedroom available (D.2.1)
Parking Stall Size (D.1.2.a):
(i) 6 m in length by 2.8 m in width;
(ii) 2.2 m in clear height;
(iii) 12 m in length by 4 m in width for recreation Vehicle;
Please refer to the excerpt below for complete parking regulations:
Excerpt: Zoning Bylaw 1000, 2022 (Parking)
The Zoning Bylaw was adopted at the January 11, 2023 Regular Council Meeting.
To learn more about the consultation and adoption process, please refer to the Development Services Project Page.