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Short- term rentals off the table in Electric City


People who own houses in Electric City and who don’t live in those houses will not be able to rent them for any timeframe shorter than a month, following a city council vote last week.

In contrast to short-term rentals, when the owner of a home occupies it, they are allowed to charge people to stay for short terms as a “bed and breakfast.”

The Electric City Council voted 3-1 March 13 not to continue with the idea of including such “short-term rentals” in the city’s comprehensive plan.

Prior to the vote, two couples spoke against the idea. Mark and Debby Jenson and David and Nan...

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