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TO: <br />FROM: <br />SUBJECT: <br />DATE: <br />ACTION <br />Planning Commission <br />Leslie Hamilton, Senior Planner <br />Short -Term Rentals — Work Session 4 (LU 18-0034) <br />November 2, 2018 <br />MEMORANDUM <br />MEETING DATE: November 14, 2018 <br />Review survey results and research on other jurisdictions' Short -Term Rental (STR) regulations, <br />and provide input to staff on drafting amendments to the Lake Oswego Code (LOC) concerning <br />STRs. <br />DISCUSSION <br />This is the fourth in a series of Planning Commission (Commission) work sessions focusing on <br />STRs. Prior work sessions were held in June, July and August of 2018. At the August work <br />session, the Commission accepted staff's recommendation to create an on-line community <br />survey addressing attitudes and concerns about STRs. The Commission also recommended that <br />staff research STR regulations in other communities that are similar to Lake Oswego. <br />STR Regulations in Other Cities <br />Staff contacted 36 cities throughout the nation to review STR regulations or lack thereof. Staff <br />primarily focused on communities with the following characteristics: <br />• Relatively affluent suburbs <br />• Populations under 80,000 <br />Non -resort <br />Staff included a number of Portland -area suburbs for direct context comparison. Attachment A <br />is a summary of the cities that were surveyed, and Attachment B identifies the STR regulations <br />for each city that specifically regulates the use. The following general statements can be made <br />from the research: <br />503.635.0290 380 A Avenue PO Box 369 Lake Oswego, OR 97034 <br />