The Greenport Village Board will vote on a proposal to regulate short-term rentals in the village at its board meeting Thursday, Oct. 25.
The board has been discussing enacting such a law for six years and held two packed public hearings on the proposal this year.
The village is one of the few East End municipalities that doesn’t regulate short-term rentals. READ
The Greenport Village Board drew another big crowd on the topic of regulating short-term rentals during a two-hour public hearing last Thursday. (more…)
As the Greenport Village Board prepares for yet another public hearing on its proposed law regulating short-term rentals, a number of letters opposing the measure were submitted last week. READ
A state Supreme Court Justice has dismissed a Greenport woman’s lawsuit seeking to overturn a 2016 Southold Town Zoning Board of Appeals ruling related to the short-term rental law. The court rejected her claim that renting her home for fewer than 14 days should be permitted as a grandfathered use. READ
If the Southold Town code never put any restrictions on the renting of single-family homes before a 2015 ban on stays of fewer than 14 nights, then prior short-term rentals were:
a) illegal because nothing in the code said they were legal or
b) legal because nothing in the code said they were illegal.