10/25/18 6:00am
10/25/2018 6:00 AM

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

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02/13/17 6:00am
02/13/2017 6:00 AM

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

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08/06/16 12:00pm
08/06/2016 12:00 PM

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.

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