• Bend City Council Approves Changes to Short Term Rental Rules

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    The Bend City Council has approved some important changes to Short Term Rentals. Find out more about the changes here.

    In a 6-0 unanimous vote, the Bend City Council approved code changes that increase the buffer between Short Term Rentals and provide flexibility for property owners.

    Changes include increasing the buffer zone between permitted Short Term Rentals from 250 feet up to 500 feet in residential zones, as well as in portions of the Mixed Riverfront zone. The proposed changes would also allow Short Term Rental permit holders to rent out their properties as a long-term rental without losing their short-term rental license for up to three years.

    These code changes were informed by results from a Short Term Rental…