Monterey County Vacation Rental Alliance
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- Please consider joining MCVRA
- Monterey County is developing an ordinance that will affect all unincorporated areas. To learn more, go to: Monterey County Regulation
- For years Pacific Grove has permitted short-term rentals with limits on the number and density. But the passage of Measure M in November 2018 will eliminate all short-term rentals except those in the narrow coastal zone and in commercially zoned areas. See Regulation by Local Cities
- If your STR is in another city, you will want to learn the status in Carmel-by-the-Sea, the City of Monterey, Seaside, Del Rey Oaks, Marina and Salinas.
- Short-term rentals are often blamed for impacting affordable housing. See analysis of both Monterey County and Pacific Grove concluding this is NOT the case. See Short-Term Rentals Do NOT Impact Affordable Housing
- Coastal lodging is unaffordable to many people. Short-term rentals provide a solution. See Short-Term Rentals Provide Affordable Coastal Visitor Lodging
- Monterey County "interprets" its current code to prohibit short-term rentals in the coastal zone. A coastal property owner challenged this in court. Read Lewis v. Monterey County Lawsuit
- If your STR is on a private road in Monterey County, you will want to read about the Proof of Access ordinance.