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Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen holds survey on vacation rentals

Survey available online and in paper copies
The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is conducting a survey about short-term and vacation rentals. (File image)

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is conducting a survey to gather feedback on temporary use permits that authorize the operation of vacation rentals in the region.

Advisory planning commissions within the regional district have requested a review of the regulation and enforcement of temporary use permits.

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The RDOS is looking to address concerns and interests in vacation rentals, also referred to as short-term rentals, before making changes.

A survey on vacation rentals includes questions about the rentals and asks respondents to consider regulatory options.

The online survey can be found at Paper copies will be mailed on request and are available at the regional district office, 101 Martin St., Penticton; Osoyoos Town Hall, 8707 Main St., Osoyoos and Riverside Community Centre, 148 Old Hedley Rd., Princeton.

The survey opens Wednesday, Jan. 11 and runs until Wednesday, Feb. 15.

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John Arendt

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John Arendt has worked as a journalist for more than 30 years. He has a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Journalism degree from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute.
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