San Diego City Council

Short-Term Vacation Rentals; PB Town Council hears City Hall views before the Oct. 23 vote

Short-Term Vacation Rentals; PB Town Council hears City Hall views before the Oct. 23 vote

On Monday, Oct. 23, the San Diego City Council will hear proposals to regulate the conversion of single-family homes in residential zones into short-term vacation rentals (STVR) for visitors that alter the character of neighborhoods and drive up home prices.

As the 92109 Zip code is home to 42 percent of San Diego’s STVRs, the contentious issue drew District 2 City Council member Lorie Zapf, City Attorney Mara Elliot, and District 1 Council member Barbara Bry’s communications director Hilary Nemchik to the Sept. 20 PB Town Council meeting for a Q&A with residents.

After receiving years of consideration with no concrete action, STVRs took center stage in March when City...

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