Niagara Falls residents pack MacBain Centre to hear city discuss vacation rentals

A packed public education meeting was held this week in Niagara Falls dealing with vacation rentals and AirBNB properties.

Director of Planning for the City, Alex Herlovitch says there have been some recent issues and the city is trying to address them.

The city is reviewing its regulations with the intention of establishing updated policies, regulations and licensing. 

A vacation rental unit is a dwelling unit that is rented out to a single group of travelers at one time for a period of less than 28 days.

A b&b is an establishment that provides guest rooms and breakfast to the travelling public. It is in the principal dwelling of the proprietor (owner or manager).

You can voice your opinion until the end of the month with the city's online survey, you can find the link by clicking here

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