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File #: 4544   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 7/6/2021 Department: Land Use Services
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action: 7/13/2021
Subject: Adoption of an Ordinance to Increase Fines and Penalties for Short-Term Rental Code Violations and Add Probation Clause to Address Changes in State Law
Attachments: 1. ATT-ORD-LUS-071321-STR Penalties Final Summary, 2. ATT-ORD-LUS-071321-STR Penalties Proposed Summary, 3. ORD-LUS-071321-STR Penalties redline, 4. ORD-LUS-071321-STR Penalties, 5. Item #59 Executed BAI
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY
AND RECORD OF ACTION

July 13, 2021

FROM
TERRI RAHHAL, Director, Land Use Services Department

SUBJECT
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Adoption of an Ordinance to Increase Fines and Penalties for Short-Term Rental Code Violations and Add Probation Clause to Address Changes in State Law
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Adopt ordinance amending Sections 11.0206(a)(1) and 11.0208(e)(1) of Chapter 2 of Division 1 of Title 1 of the County Code, relating to increased fines and penalties for short-term residential rental unit violations and probation clause to address changes in state law introduced on June 22, 2021, Item 136.
(Presenter: Terri Rahhal, Director, 387-4431)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Ensure Development of a Well-Planned, Balanced, and Sustainable County.
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this item will not result in the use of additional Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost).

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
An ordinance relating to the amendment of fines and penalties for short-term residential rental (STR) violations was adopted on June 22, 2021 (Item No. 136), on an urgency basis. As part of the same agenda item, this ordinance was introduced for adoption on a non-urgency basis. This ordinance is identical to the urgency ordinance by increasing fines and penalties applicable to STR violations, but also includes a probation clause to address changes in state law effective January 1, 2021. The recommendation before the Board of Supervisors will adopt the ordinance on the Consent Calendar.

PROCUREMENT
N/A.

REVIEW BY OTHERS
This item has been reviewed by County Counsel (Kristina Robb, Supervising Deputy County Counsel, 387-5436) on June 22, 2021; Finance (Kathleen Gonzalez, Administrative Analyst III, 387-5412) on June 22, 2021; and County Finance and Administration (Robert S...

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