Council to discuss STR amendments, draft licensing rules and fees

At a special meeting Monday evening, the Hood River City Council will review and discuss draft licensing and fee language for use of properties as short-term rentals in the R-1, R-2 and R-3 residential zones.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in council chambers, at 211 Second St.

Assistant city manager Will Norris notes that full details are posted at the Hood River Short-Term Rental webpage .

He says councilors will only be discussing the proposed fees on Monday. They will be considered for adoption at a subsequent meeting.

Public comment is still being taken. Written testimony can be sent to the City Recorder up to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9.

Proposed fees are as follows, from material posted on the city web site:

  • $150 License Fee & $75 Application Fee ($225 Total)
  • $225 Inspection Fee / $100 Re-inspection Fee
  • $150 Review to establish existing non-conforming status
    (This is for property owners who have been using their properties for short-term rentals, but now need to complete and document a valid license application. Applications are due by Dec. 12, and supporting documentation due no later than Jan. 13.)
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