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Public meeting to discuss short-term rentals in Charlottetown June 19

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A public meeting will be held June 19 to discuss short-term rentals within the city of Charlottetown. - 123RF Stock Photo
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. —

A public meeting will be held June 19 to discuss short-term rentals within the city of Charlottetown.

Short-term rentals are defined as the rental of a dwelling unit or a portion of a dwelling unit for a period of less than 30 consecutive days.

The issue of short-term rentals has a number of different implications for residents, homeowners, renters and the tourism industry.

Last month, the planning and heritage department collected public surveys on short-term rentals.

The city received 746 unique survey responses over a two-week period.

The information collected from the survey is currently being complied analyzed and will be presented to council prior to Wednesday’s public meeting.

The meeting will include an overview of the current status of short-term housing, review of survey results and an opportunity for the public to provide feedback.

For more information, call 902-629-4158.


If you go

  • What: Public meeting on short-term rentals
  • When: Wednesday, June 19
  • Where: Memorial Hall at the Confederation Centre of the Arts (145 Richmond Street)
  • Time: 6:30-9 p.m.

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