Ashland tightens tourist rental rules

Ashland tightens tourist rental rules

The Ashland City Council approved new laws requiring property owners to have land-use approval, a business license and to pay a hotel tax if they want to rent to tourists for short stays.

The Ashland Lodging Association, which represents nearly 50 hotels, motels, bed-and-breakfast inns and legal vacation rentals, supported the council's decision to require land-use approval, business licenses, fire inspections and hotel taxes for vacation rentals.

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