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File #: 58895    Version: Name: Create an annual permit for tourist rooming houses and amended the supplemental zoning regulations applicable to tourist room houses
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/30/2019 In control: Attorney's Office
On agenda: 3/31/2020 Final action: 3/31/2020
Enactment date: 4/15/2020 Enactment #: ORD-20-00036
Title: AMENDED THIRD SUBSTITUTE Creating Section 9.29, amending Section 28.151, amending and creating portions of Section 28.211 of the Madison General Ordinances to create an annual permit for tourist rooming houses, to amend the supplemental zoning regulations applicable to tourist rooming houses, amend the definition of Tourist Rooming House and Bedroom, and create a definition for Primary Residence.
Sponsors: Arvina Martin, Shiva Bidar, Patrick W. Heck, Marsha A. Rummel
Attachments: 1. , 2. 58895 v2 Substitute.pdf, 3. 58895 v3 2nd Substitute, 4. 58895 v4 3rd Substitute.pdf, 5. Zoning_Text_Memo_01-27-2020.pdf, 6. MBNA_Short_Term_Rentals.pdf, 7. Taglia_Comments.pdf, 8. Ford_Comments.pdf, 9. Pavelec_Comments.pdf, 10. Martino_Comments.pdf, 11. Registrants_01-27-2020.pdf, 12. Nordstrom_Comments.pdf, 13. Wedvick_Comments.pdf, 14. Marx_Comments.pdf, 15. Kowalski_Comments.pdf, 16. Eugene_Comments.pdf, 17. Kraus_Comments.pdf, 18. Rosemeyer-Koch_Comments.pdf, 19. Bartell_Comments.pdf, 20. Froelich_Comments.pdf, 21. AFord_Comments.pdf, 22. Hill_Farms_Comments.pdf, 23. Van_Riet_Comments.pdf, 24. Nordstrom_Comments.pdf, 25. Maeder_Comments.pdf, 26. Daly_Comments.pdf, 27. Neises_Comments.pdf, 28. McLeod_Comments.pdf, 29. Version 2, 30. Second Substitute Redlined Changes, 31. Crownover_Comments.pdf, 32. Ford_Family_Comments.pdf, 33. Daly_Comments_02-07-20.pdf, 34. WORT_Airbnb Pushes Back on Short-Term Rentals.pdf, 35. Comments_02-09-20.pdf, 36. Memorandum Regarding Summary of Tourist Rooming House Regulations.pdf, 37. Registrants_02-10-20.pdf, 38. AirBNB letter of concern July 2019.pdf, 39. Comments_02-10-20.pdf, 40. Drouin_Comments_2-10-20.pdf, 41. JFord_Comments_ 02-12-20.pdf, 42. Coffman_Comments.pdf, 43. Coffman_Comments_02-14-20.pdf, 44. DeLuca_Comments.pdf, 45. Douglas_Comments.pdf, 46. Taglia_Comments_03-03-20.pdf, 47. Mott__Comments_03-03-20.pdf, 48. Fuller_Comments_03-08-20.pdf, 49. Daly_Comment_03-05-20.pdf, 50. Master, 51. Master, 52. Froelich_Comments_03-10-20.pdf, 53. Community Presentation-TRH_03-09-20.pdf, 54. DestinationMadison_Support_03-09-2020.pdf, 55. Regiatrants_03-09-20.pdf, 56. Version 4
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
3/31/20204 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt the Following Amendment(s)Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/31/20204 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt With Amendment(s)Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/17/20203 COMMON COUNCIL Re-refer for Recessed Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/9/20203 PLAN COMMISSION RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT WITH CONDITIONS - RECESSED PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/4/20203 BOARD OF HEALTH FOR MADISON AND DANE COUNTY Return to Lead with the Recommendation to Place on File without PrejudicePass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20203 COMMON COUNCIL Re-refer for Recessed Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/10/20202 PLAN COMMISSION RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO RE-REFER - RECESSED PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/5/20202 BOARD OF HEALTH FOR MADISON AND DANE COUNTY TablePass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/4/20202 COMMON COUNCIL Re-refer for Recessed Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/27/20202 PLAN COMMISSION RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO RE-REFER - PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/21/20202 PLAN COMMISSION Refer For Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/21/20201 COMMON COUNCIL Refer For Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/7/20201 COMMON COUNCIL Refer For Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/30/20191 Attorney's Office Referred for Introduction  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
The proposed ordinance includes a one hundred dollar ($100) annual permit fee for tourist rooming house (TRH) operators. It is estimated that 250 operators will be permitted for an annual total of $25,000 in permitting revenue, which will be deposited into the General Fund as general fund revenue.
Title
AMENDED THIRD SUBSTITUTE Creating Section 9.29, amending Section 28.151, amending and creating portions of Section 28.211 of the Madison General Ordinances to create an annual permit for tourist rooming houses, to amend the supplemental zoning regulations applicable to tourist rooming houses, amend the definition of Tourist Rooming House and Bedroom, and create a definition for Primary Residence.
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DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This ordinance creates a new requirement that individuals operating a tourist rooming house (TRH) obtain an annual TRH permit from the City. In the years since the City permitted tourist rooming houses the tourist rooming house agency has expanded and changed. With this expansion, staff has experienced challenges enforcing TRH regulations, including specifically the requirement that TRH operators obtain a public health license, pay room tax, and comply with applicable zoning regulations. Moreover, prospective TRH operators have expressed confusion over what regulations apply and who is responsible for enforcing them. By creating an annual permit requirement, this ordinance centralizes TRH requirements in one ordinance. Moreover, it requires TRH operators to submit documentation confirming compliance with applicable regulations and requires TRH operators to update this information on an annual basis. Under the ordinance, failing to do either of these things can result in permit denial or revocation. Further, this ordinance specifically provides for TRH inspections so that the Zoning Department can ensure that a TRH is being operated in a manner that is consistent with the documentation the operator has provided. In the event ...

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