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File #: [21-0659]    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 8/11/2021 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 9/1/2021 Final action: 9/1/2021
Title: Call a Legislative Hearing for a Land Use Management Ordinance Text Amendment to Section 3.11, Blue Hill Form District, Regarding Short-Term Rental Standards on September 22, 2021.
Attachments: 1. A RESOLUTION CALLING A LEGISLATIVE HEARING FOR A LAND USE MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3.11, BLUE HILL FORM DISTRICT, REGARDING SHORT-TERM RENTAL STANDARDS ON SEPTEMBER 22, 2021 (2021-09-01/R-6)
Related files: [21-0562], [21-0597], [21-0708]


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Call a Legislative Hearing for a Land Use Management Ordinance Text Amendment to Section 3.11, Blue Hill Form District, Regarding Short-Term Rental Standards on September 22, 2021.
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Staff:
Department:
Colleen Willger, Director
Planning
Judy Johnson, Assistant Director

Corey Liles, Principal Planner


Overview: Town Council approved an update to the Blue Hill Use Standards on June 16, 2021 to define short-term rentals (STRs) as a residential use in the context of a Mixed Use project. In the same discussion, Council asked staff to study appropriate regulations for STRs in the Blue Hill District in more depth.


Recommendation(s):
That the Council adopt the resolution, calling a legislative hearing for a Land Use Management Ordinance Text Amendment regarding Short-Term Rental standards in the Blue Hill District on September 22, 2021.

Background
* The Council adopted a Short-Term Rental Ordinance on June 23, 2021 that applies regulations throughout Chapel Hill but outside of the Blue Hill Form District. Some Council members expressed interest in putting Blue Hill under a similar regulatory framework for STRs.
* Residential projects in the Blue Hill WX- Subdistricts are required to include a non-residential component. Under the update approved on June 16, 2021, STRs are allowed in Blue Hill but do not count toward the non-residential requirement.
* Hotels are allowed in Blue Hill and are defined as a non-residential use. The Form-Based Code does not draw a clear distinction between Overnight Lodging (hotels) and Short-Term Rentals.

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Attachments:

* Resolution



A RESOLUTION CALLING A LEGISLATIVE HEARING FOR A LAND USE MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3.11, BLUE HILL FORM DISTRICT, REGARDING SHORT-TERM RENTAL STANDARDS ON SEPTEMBER 22, 2021 (2021-09-01/R-6)

WHEREAS, the Town Council adopted a form-based zoning district for the Blue Hill District in July 2014; and

WHEREAS, on June 16, 2021, the Cou...

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