|County approves short-term rental regulations posted on 01/01/2021|
(MT) – The Clackamas County Board of County Commissioners
(BCC) approved changes to the Zoning and Development Ordinance to allow for
short-term rentals (STRs) in unincorporated Clackamas County at a Dec. 17, 2020
The changes include a registration program and regulations
for STRs and are scheduled to go into effect on July 1.
STR regulations will include provisions for short-term
rental owners to register with the county every two years and pay a fee to help
cover the costs of administration and enforcement.
The exact fee amount will be approved by BCC this spring,
but it has been estimated to be in the range of $800 to $900 for each two-year
The regulations will also limit overnight occupancy to two
people per sleeping area plus four additional people (not to exceed 15 people
regardless of the number of sleeping areas), require one off-street parking
spot for every two sleeping areas, posted quiet hours from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
(in accordance with current county ordinance) and other building and safety
Enforcement of the regulations, which only apply outside of
city limits in the unincorporated areas of the county, will be carried out by
either the Sheriff’s Office or Code Enforcement, depending on the issue.