Town of Redington Shores – Rental Regulations

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Sec. 90-92. – Word usage; terms defined.

For the purpose of this part 5, certain terms and words are hereby defined. Words used in the present tense shall include the future; the singular number shall include the plural and the plural the singular; the word “building” includes the word “premises”; and the word “shall” is mandatory and not directory. Said definitions are as follows:

Rental, transientThe rental of a structural unit (dwelling/hotel/ motel/lodging house/guest house) in the RM-15 District or in the RD-15 district to a tenant for any period of time less than one month, or in the RS-7 District or the RS-10 District to a tenant for any period of time less than 181 consecutive days. As used in this definition, such term of “rental, transient” shall mean any rental of a dwelling unit, or any portion thereof, for less than the period of time as stated herein, and shall include any subletting or the use of such real property for overnight housing purposes, whether or not such overnight housing purposes involve consideration or remuneration specifically related to the housing of such tenant.

Transient accommodation unitAn individual room or rooms within a transient accommodation use designed to be rented as a single unit for temporary occupancy of a limited duration, and without independent cooking or kitchen facilities.

Transient accommodation useA facility containing one or more transient accommodation units, the occupancy of which occurs, or is offered or advertised as being available, for a term of less than one month, more than three times in any twelve-month period. In determining whether a property is used as a transient accommodation use, such determination shall be made without regard to the form of ownership interest in the property or unit; and without regard to whether the right of occupancy arises from a rental agreement, or other agreement, or payment of consideration.

Transient rentalSee “rental, transient.”

 

Sec. 90-97. – RS-7 low-density residential district.

The following regulations shall apply in the RS-7 low-density residential district:

C. Transient rentals, as defined by the Code, are specifically prohibited in the RS-7 district.

Sec. 90-98. – RS-10 medium/low-density residential district.

The following regulations shall apply in the RS-10 medium/low-density residential district:

C. Transient rentals, as defined by the Code, are specifically prohibited in the RS-10 district.

Sec. 90-99. – RD-15 medium-density duplex residential district.

The following regulations shall apply in the RD-15 medium-density duplex residential district:

C. Transient rentals, as defined by the Code, are specifically prohibited in the RD-15 district.

Sec. 90-100. – RM-15 medium/high-density multiresidential district.

The following regulations shall apply in the RM-15 medium/high-density multiresidential district:

C. Transient rentals, as defined by the Code, are specifically prohibited in the RM-15 district.

Sec. 90-101. – ROR-15 residential/office/retail district.

In the ROR-15 residential/office/retail district, the following regulations shall apply:

A. Permitted uses shall be as follows:

  1. Multiple-family dwellings.
  2. Commercial buildings.
  3. Combination multiple-family residential/office/retail buildings.

C. Minimum lot dimensions and density.

4. Transient accommodation uses shall not exceed 25 units per acre.

Sec. 90-103. – CTF commercial tourist facilities district.

The following regulations shall apply in the CTF commercial tourist facilities district:

A. Permitted uses shall be as follows:

  1. Hotels and motels.
  2. Lodging and guest houses.

H. Condo-hotels. A condo-hotel is a specialized form of transient accommodation use. Condo-hotels shall be allowed in any land use district where a hotel, motel or transient accommodation use would be allowed. Units in a condo-hotel are exempt from the prohibition of kitchens in transient accommodations, provided the structure of the condo-hotel and the units within the condo-hotel are constructed, maintained and used in accordance with the following criteria:

Sec. 90-111. – Regulations governing home occupations and other special uses.

A. Home occupations.

B. Other special uses.

C. Transient rentals. Transient rentals, as defined in this part 5, shall be deemed to constitute the operation of a commercial tourist facility and are specifically prohibited in the RS-7, RD-15, RS-10 and RM-15 districts. Under special circumstances, a special use permit for such transient rentals in other residential districts may be granted for specified limited periods of time. The participation, either directly or indirectly, in such transient rentals by any person acting either as an owner, agent, broker or any other form of representative shall constitute participation in the operation of a commercial tourist facility. The advertising or use of any such property for transient rental, by any formal method, including the Internet, shall be deemed to be conducting the operation of a transient rental. Any violation of this provision shall be subject to a fine of $500.00.  Each day of violation shall constitute a separate violation. The penalties contained in this provision shall be the exclusive penalties applicable to a violation of this transient rental subsection, and no other fines, penalties or provisions contained elsewhere in the Town of Redington Shores Code of Ordinances shall apply to violations of the transient rental subsection.

 

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