Vacation Rental Ad Hoc Advisory Committee

Downtown Steamboat Springs

With the proliferation of vacation ownership and nightly rentals, City Council is interested in understanding the topic more in depth and how this matter is or is not impacting the community as it pertains to long-term rental housing, neighborhood character, sales & lodging tax collection, safety and enforcement.  


To review issues and impacts of non-hotel lodging uses (VHR, vacation rental, B&B) and provide recommendations for City Council discussion/consideration. 


City Council Heather Sloop
Kathi Meyer
Planning Commission Tom Ptach
George Eck III
Realtors Selected by Realtor Group
Property Managers Selected by Lodging Group
At-Large Open Application for three members
Selected by Council & Planning committee members
Staff Planning & Community Development; Legal


Review of the following broad categories:

  1. determine whether there is a problem that needs solving;
  2. evaluate options and potential solutions to identified problems; and 
  3. provide recommendations to City Council for further discussion.

Areas of Consideration:

  • Long-Term Rental Housing
  • Neighborhood Character
  • Sales & Lodging Tax Collection
  • Safety
  • Enforcement


Committee Selection

Committee Meeting (2x per month)

Recommendations to City Council

Vacation Rental Ad Hoc