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File #: 18-1550    Version: Name: Ordinance (Short Term Rentals)
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 9/26/2018 In control: Economic and Housing Development
On agenda: 1/15/2019 Final action: 9/5/2019
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING NEW CHAPTER 14, ENTITLED "SHORT-TERM RENTALS TO TITLE XVIII", ENTITLED 'HOUSING CODE'. Deferred 6F-c 012319 Deferred 6F-b 020619 Deferred 6F-b 022219 Deferred 6F-b 030619 Deferred 6F-b 032019 Deferred 6F-b 040319 Deferred 6F-b 041719 Deferred 6PSF-c 051519 Deferred 6PSF-c 060619 Deferred 6PSF-c 071019
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Attachments: 1. 18-1550 certified Ordinance.pdf
Related files: 19-1670
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/5/20193 Municipal Council closed on public hearing and adoptedPass Roll call Meeting details Video Video
8/7/20192 Municipal Council Amended on Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
8/7/20192 Municipal Council maintained on public hearing and adopted as amendedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
7/10/20192 Municipal Council maintained on public hearing and deferredPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/6/20192 Municipal Council maintained on public hearing and deferredPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/15/20192 Municipal Council    Not available Meeting details Video Video
5/1/20191 Municipal Council Motion to amendPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/1/20191 Municipal Council Adopted as amended on first readingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/17/20191 Municipal Council    Not available Meeting details Video Video
4/3/20191 Municipal Council    Not available Meeting details Video Video
3/20/20191 Municipal Council deferred on first readingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/6/20191 Municipal Council    Not available Meeting details Video Video
2/22/20191 Municipal Council deferred on first readingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/20/20191 Municipal Council No Action Taken  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/6/20191 Municipal Council deferred on first readingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/23/20191 Municipal Council deferred on first readingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/15/20191 Municipal Council advanced to first readingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
Title
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING NEW CHAPTER 14, ENTITLED "SHORT-TERM RENTALS TO TITLE XVIII", ENTITLED 'HOUSING CODE'.
Deferred 6F-c 012319
Deferred 6F-b 020619
Deferred 6F-b 022219
Deferred 6F-b 030619
Deferred 6F-b 032019
Deferred 6F-b 040319
Deferred 6F-b 041719
Deferred 6PSF-c 051519
Deferred 6PSF-c 060619
Deferred 6PSF-c 071019
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WHEREAS, the Municipal Council of the City of Newark (the "Council") seeks to permit transient accommodation or short-term rental use of certain legally permitted dwelling units throughout the City of Newark (also referenced as the "City" or "Newark") in order to facilitate the booking of reservations for such uses through internet-based booking platforms, and promote tourism and economic vitality in the City; and

WHEREAS, the short-term rental of homes can provide a flexible housing stock that allows travelers a safe accommodation while contributing to the local economy, promoting travel and tourism and supporting the local tourism industry and business community; and

WHEREAS, the short-term rental of homes can provide homeowners with an opportunity to maintain ownership of property in difficult economic circumstances; and

WHEREAS, the needs of long-term residents should be balanced with the allowance of short-term rentals; and

WHEREAS, the Council recognizes that unregulated short-term rentals can create disproportionate impacts related to their size, excessive occupancy, and lack of proper facilities; and

WHEREAS, the presence of short-term rentals of residential dwelling units in established residential neighborhoods can create negative compatibility impacts and nuisance violations, which include, but are not limited to, excessive noise, on-street parking, accumulation of trash, and diminished public safety; and

WHEREAS, long-term rental housing vacancy rates in the City...

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