What do you think about Short-Term Rentals?

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The Town of Gravenhurst is reviewing the usage of Short-Term Rentals (STR) across the municipality. Although there are many ways to define what an STR is, it typically can be defined as being when all or part of a dwelling is rented out on short term basis in exchange for payment. STR's are often marketed for rent through online platforms, cottage rental agencies and buy and sell forums. For the purposes of this review, an STR does not include commercial accommodations such as hotel or motel units.

Through comprehensive community input, the Town is looking to gain an understanding of

The Town of Gravenhurst is reviewing the usage of Short-Term Rentals (STR) across the municipality. Although there are many ways to define what an STR is, it typically can be defined as being when all or part of a dwelling is rented out on short term basis in exchange for payment. STR's are often marketed for rent through online platforms, cottage rental agencies and buy and sell forums. For the purposes of this review, an STR does not include commercial accommodations such as hotel or motel units.

Through comprehensive community input, the Town is looking to gain an understanding of any STR issues and opportunities across the municipality. All feedback received will be collected and a summary of the results will be provided to Council for consideration on how to move forward with addressing this type of accommodation.

  • Staff Directed to Develop Licensing Program

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    by Lauren M.,

    On Tuesday November 16th, 2021 the STR report went to council. Staff received direction from Council to develop a Short-Term Licensing program.

  • Findings and Report

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    by Lauren M.,

    During the November 16, 2021 Committee of the Whole meeting, results and approach from the Short-Term Rental Survey Results and Proposed Approach Council Report will be discussed. View the council agenda and online stream link here. Outcomes from Council will be shared when available.

  • Survey now closed!

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    by Lauren M.,

    Thank you for participating in our Short-Term Rental survey. Contributions to this consultation are now closed for evaluation and review. The project team will report back on key outcomes in a report to council.

  • Take the STR Survey!

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    by Lauren M.,

    We want to hear your feedback on Short Term Rentals (STR) within the Town of Gravenhurst!

    TAKE THE SURVEY

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