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Bed and Breakfast
Bed & Breakfast units are permitted in residentially zoned areas within the Short Term Rental Overlay zone. In addition to meeting the general requirements for a short term rental permit, units in Category 2 must meet the following requirements:

  • The number of bed and breakfast units shall not exceed four (4) units; except that a property may have between four (4) and ten (10) bed and breakfast units if the building(s) used for the bed and breakfast units contain at least 560 square feet of conditioned floor area per bed and breakfast unit and all other requirements of this section are met. Each unit shall consist of one (1) or more rooms arranged for the purpose of providing sleeping accommodations for transient occupancy by one (1) family; and
  • The bed and breakfast shall be operated by the record owner of the subject property who also resides at the subject property at least 183 days each year; and
  • The principal building on the property on which the bed and breakfast use will be located shall have been constructed 50 or more years ago although the bed and breakfast unit(s) may be located in a building that was not constructed 50 or more years ago; and
  • Bed and breakfast unit(s) located in buildings constructed 50 or more years ago shall provide one (1) off street, maneuverable parking space on the subject property for each two (2) bed and breakfast units, or fraction thereof. Bed and breakfast unit(s) located in buildings not constructed 50 or more years ago shall provide one (1) off street, maneuverable parking space on the subject property for each bed and breakfast unit. Spaces required for the bed and breakfast unit(s) shall be in addition to providing, on the subject property, required off street parking for existing uses on the property; and
  • The property shall be permitted to have one sign advertising the bed and breakfast. The permitted sign may have a maximum of two sides and no side shall exceed four (4) square feet in total sign face area; and
  • The bed and breakfast shall be located on property which is in compliance with allowed uses for the zone district in which the property is located; and
  • The bed and breakfast shall be operated by someone who has not had a bed and breakfast permit revoked within the previous twelve (12) months.

For a full breakdown of requirements, please review the adopted ordinance.

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