Boulder City Council gets stricter on vacation rental enforcement – Boulder Daily Camera

A little more than one year ago, the Boulder City Council passed a new ordinance to govern short-term rentals, such as Airbnb and VRBO, which required that property owners have a license to rent to visitors.

On Thursday night, the City Council — much maligned for what many perceive as a lax approach to enforcement of neighborhood laws — approved a slate of changes to the ordinance they hope hold short-term rental owners even more accountable for their properties.

“The message we got from council was that you wanted proactive enforcement and you wanted a lot of it,” City Attorney Tom Carr said. The number of investigations carried out since June, he added, “is a lot.”

Source: Boulder City Council gets stricter on vacation rental enforcement – Boulder Daily Camera