Bangor is getting nearer to cementing guidelines for unregulated Airbnbs

Bangor is almost completed with a algorithm that will legalize and regulate the greater than 100 unlawful short-term rental properties, like Airbnbs, presently working within the metropolis.

Bangor metropolis councilors reviewed the newest model of town’s proposed guidelines for short-term leases throughout a Enterprise and Financial Improvement Committee assembly on Monday, practically two months after metropolis employees first pitched unfastened guidelines for short-term leases to the general public. Metropolis employees then adjusted the primary draft of the ordinance primarily based on the general public’s questions and issues.

Bangor doesn’t but have a coverage on short-term leases, which suggests they aren’t allowed anyplace within the metropolis. Regardless of this, metropolis employees discovered 129 short-term leases in Bangor, 52 of that are non-hosted, 28 are hosted and 49 are unknown.