Tahoe and Truckee officials sent a letter to Airbnb this 7 days asking the holiday vacation-rental website to assist them limit family vacation bookings as visitors go on to visit the area amid California’s stay-at-residence order.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Dec. 3 order boundaries vacation and prohibits lodges and holiday vacation rentals from accepting reservations for non-critical workers. But that is proving difficult to implement, according to general public officers, with the common vacationer desired destination nonetheless drawing quite a few reservations.
The letter — sent by Placer County Supervisor Cindy Gustafson, El Dorado County Supervisor Sue Novasel and Truckee City Supervisor Jen Callaway — asks the getaway-rental big to tell home entrepreneurs that bookings for non-critical journey are in violation of the state purchase. The letter also asks Airbnb to function with local government officers and advise them of home homeowners who are “noncompliant.”
“Your help will assist (brief-term rental) operators comply with the Order and also assure our rural healthcare techniques are not overrun all through this holiday getaway season,” the letter reads. “In addition, Placer County and the Town of Truckee are looking at possibilities to penalize (limited-term rental) operators who hire their homes during this time.
“Your assistance will also assist (brief-expression rental) operators steer clear of shedding their permits which will also have impacts to your company really should many operators drop the means to rent in the potential.”
The Truckee City Council will also contemplate adopting an urgency ordinance in its meeting Tuesday that would give officers electricity to revoke or suspect limited-time period rental permits for owners that violate the keep-at-household purchase.