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File #: 17-316    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/14/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/3/2017 Final action: 5/3/2017
Title: Residential Transient Lodging Work Session and Resolution of Intent
Attachments: 1. Attach. A. SB 1578, 2. Attach.B Current Residential Transient Lodging Zoning Regs, 3. Attach.D Resolution of Intent, 4. Attach.C TransientLodgingPublicProcess
AGENDA DATE: 5/3/2017

TITLE: Residential Transient Lodging Work Session and Resolution of Intent
BOY
SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Work session to discuss Resolution of Intent to amend the Zoning Ordinance regulations pertaining to Residential Transient Lodging and consider issues related to the County Code regarding transient occupancy taxation.

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Walker, Kamptner, Blair, Herrick, Burrell, Graham, McCulley, Echols, Higgins, Ragsdale

PRESENTER (S): Rebecca Ragsdale, Bill Letteri

LEGAL REVIEW: Yes

REVIEWED BY: Douglas C. Walker

BACKGROUND: At its March 8, 2017 discussion of the Community Development Work Program, the Board expressed its desire to render all residential transient lodging a taxable activity in Albemarle County. With this objective in mind, the Board directed staff to accelerate the process of identifying and implementing any necessary changes to the County's Zoning Ordinance or tax code. While the tax component of this process is relatively straightforward, modification of the Zoning Ordinance would require additional steps outlined in Attachment C.

STRATEGIC PLAN:
Thriving Development Areas: Attract quality employment, commercial, and high density residential uses into development areas by providing services and infrastructure that encourage redevelopment and private investment while protecting the quality of neighborhoods
Rural Area Character: Preserve the character of rural life with thriving farms and forests, traditional crossroad communities, and protected scenic areas, historic sites, and biodiversity
Economic Prosperity: Foster an environment that stimulates diversified job creation, capital investments, and tax revenues that support community goals.

DISCUSSION:
In order for all providers to be subject to transient occupancy taxes, an amendment to the County's tax code will be required. This Executive Summary and actions required by the Board on May 3rd will involve initia...

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