Approved - APPROVED - 8-0-0

Code Update - Short Term Rentals (cont'd from December)

Case: ACZR20/01
A request to amend the Topeka Municipal Code (TMC) Title 18 (Comprehensive Plan-Signs-Subdivisions-Zoning) as follows: Amendments to the Definitions in Chapter 18.55, Use Tables in Chapter 18.60, and Special Use Requirements in Chapter 18.225 to regulate Short-Term Residential Rentals, uses currently referred to as “Bed and Breakfast Home” and “Bed and Breakfast Inn” by TMC Title 18. Amendments to other chapters of TMC Title 18 may also be considered as needed to regulate Short-Term Residential Rentals which are generally owner-occupied or non-owner occupied dwellings that offer lodging to transient guests. This case is continued from the December 2020 Planning Commission meeting.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we will be holding the meeting via Zoom. Please contact the Planning Division after January 15, 2020 by telephone (785-368-3728) or email ([email protected]) so that we can provide the link. You can also provide comment by email or mail and such correspondence will be included in the record and provided to the Planning Commission.


Cover Memo ( 0.13 MB )
Ordinance (DRAFT) ( 0.34 MB )
Memo (December 2020) ( 0.23 MB )
STR Report ( 0.15 MB )
Text Amendment Summary ( 0.07 MB )
Public Comment - Strahan ( 0.02 MB )
Public Comment - Holloway ( 0.08 MB )
Public Comment - Loy (1) ( 0.19 MB )
Public Comment - Arnett ( 0.21 MB )
Public Comment - Loy (2) ( 0.19 MB )
Staff's recommendation to the Planning Commission:

Approval of ACZR20/01, an ordinance amending the zoning regulations for short-term rentals.

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