Sec. 27-284.  Short-Term Rentals.

 

The use of a dwelling for a short-term rental is allowed in the A, R-R, S-R, R-1, R-2, R-3, R-M, R-T, R-O, and C-2  districts, and also in the O-D, C-1, and C-2A districts only if there is a current, valid conditional use permit allowing a residential use. The following conditions apply to all zoning districts:

 

(1)        The operator holds a valid license from the city, as required in Chapter 13, Article XVII.

 

(2)        The maximum number of persons who may occupy the short-term rental is calculated using the total number of sleeping areas on the licensed premises multiplied by two, up to a maximum of 12 persons, as described in Section 13-372 and Section 13-371.

 

(3)        No more than 10% of the total dwelling units in a multi-family premises or a tiny house park or subdivision may be used or registered as short-term rentals. Regardless of the 10% cap, a multi-family premises or a tiny house park or subdivision may have at least one short-term rental unit.

 

(4)        No signs are permitted for short-term rentals in the zoning districts A, R-R, S-R, R-1, R-2, R-3, R-M, R-T, R-O and O-D.

 

(5)        The use of a short-term rental for the following is prohibited:

 

(a)   Housing sex offenders;

(b)   Operating a structured sober living home or similar enterprise;

(c)   Selling illegal drugs;

(d)   Selling alcohol or another activity that requires a permit or license under the Nebraska Liquor Control Act, or

(e)   Operating a sexually oriented business.

 

Source:  Ord. No. Ord. No. 5738, 3, 6-7-21; Ord. No. 5799, 10, 9-6-22;