Planning Commission Meeting
Regular Session
3 items Tue, May 7, 2024 at 7:00pm
∙ Approved 6 to 0
∙ Agenda item 3 of 3
∙ Case: 811-24-000063-TYP3
Discretionary Use Permit for Type 2 Short-Term Rental
Request for Discretionary Use Permit to allow for an existing 4-bedroom, single-unit dwelling to be used as a short-term rentals for compensation and for periods of less than 30 consecutive days. The dwelling would not be used as a primary residence by an owner or tenant and instead offered exclusively as short-term accommodation.


Agenda Item Summary for Discretionary Use Permit ( 0.16 MB )
Application for Discretionary Use Permit ( 3.63 MB )
Location Maps ( 0.5 MB )
Planning Commission Final Order - Discretionary Use Permit ( 0.14 MB )
Exhibit A to Final Order - Map and Legal Description ( 0.21 MB )
Exhibit B to Final Order - Staff Report and Findings for Discretionary Use ( 0.29 MB )
Discretionary Use Criteria
Each decision maker will follow the criteria below when voting on this item.

SDC 5.9.120

A Discretionary Use may be approved only if the Approval Authority finds that the proposal conforms with the Site Plan Review approval criteria specified in SDC 5.17.125, where applicable, and the following approval criteria:
(A) The proposed use conforms with applicable:
(1) Provisions of the Metro Plan;
(2) Refinement plans;
(3) Plan District standards;
(4) Conceptual Development Plans; or
(5) Specific Development Standards in this code.

(B) The site under consideration is suitable for the proposed use, considering:
(1) The location, size, design and operating characteristics of the use (operating characteristics include, but are not limited to, parking, traffic, noise, vibration, emissions, light, glare, odor, dust, visibility, safety, and aesthetic considerations, where applicable);
(2) Adequate and safe circulation exists for vehicular access to and from the proposed site, and on-site circulation and emergency response as well as pedestrian, bicycle and transit circulation;
(3) The natural and physical features of the site, including, but not limited to, riparian areas, regulated wetlands, natural stormwater management/drainage areas and wooded areas shall be adequately considered in the project design; and
(4) Adequate public facilities and services are available, including, but not limited to, utilities, streets, storm drainage facilities, sanitary sewer and other public infrastructure.

(C) Any adverse effects of the proposed use on adjacent properties and on the public can be mitigated through the:
(1) Application of other code standards (including, but not limited to: buffering from less intensive uses and increased setbacks);
(2) Site Plan Review approval conditions, where applicable;
(3) Other approval conditions that may be required by the Approval Authority; and/or
(4) A proposal by the applicant that meets or exceeds the cited code standards and/or approval conditions.
Public Comments
Commenting on this item has ended.
Online comments closed at 6:00 PM PDT 5/7/24.
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