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Williamstown Select Board to Seek Data on Short-Term Rental Issue

But it did not reach a consensus — even about whether to take up the project that the Planning Board asked the Select Board members to address 15 months earlier.

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North Adams Council Postpones Zoning, Short-Term Rental Votes

Councilors pushed a vote allowing the Planning Board to modify or eliminate front setbacks in the Central Business District by special permit to its first meeting in October.

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Short-Term Rental Fees Advised in North Adams

Owner-occupied buildings would be charged $200 for registration per unit and initial inspection and then $200 annually for inspection per unit.

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North Adams Committee Advises Splitting Short-Term Rental Measure

The vote was on the advice of the city solicitor and Administrative Officer Katherine Eade, who sectioned off the ordinance.

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North Adams Approves Short-Term Rental Ordinance

City officials have debated how to regulate shared economy services like AirBnB and Vrbo off and on over the last decade.

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Great Barrington Preparing for Short-Term Rental Registration Process

The registration process was expected to begin as of Jan. 1, but Town Manager Mark Pruhenski said that the online registration setup is somewhat behind schedule.

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Williamstown Select Board Looking at Short-Term Rentals Bylaw

But several members on Monday indicated that they doubt the work can be completed in time for approval by May's annual town meeting.

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North Adams Taking Up Short-Term Rental Regs

The General Government Committee is recommending a revamped short-term rental ordinance that will target units being run primarily as a business.

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North Adams Planners OK Inn at Historic Beaver Mill

All alterations will be in the interior and on the first floor for full accessibility. He anticipated no change in traffic since the mill has studios and businesses in it that see people coming and going and there's a large parking lot across the street from the mill.

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North Adams Council Expects Short-Term Rental Ordinance Draft Next Month

The city's been trying to find a way to register the rentals to ensure compliance with state safety and building codes. Lawmakers enacted legislation to tax these units but failed to provide guidance for municipalities on how to regulate them.

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Williamstown Planning Board Seeks Input on Short-Term Rental Proposal

The Planning Board last week laid out its initial thinking about a potential short-term rental bylaw that it wants to bring to town meeting as early as May.

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Pittsfield Board Hesitant to Develop Short Term Rental Regulations

The council asked for a response by June with an expectation that they would give guidance on a process for short-term rentals yet the board is hesitant to take action without all of the information in front of them.

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North Adams Council Rejects 'Short' Short-Term Rental Ordinance

Councilor Ashley Shade's stripped-down ordinance would have required only two things — registration and an inspection of any units that were not owner occupied.