September 6, 2016
Vacationers looking to rent short-term lodging in Laguna Beach will have to look for opportunities in the town’s commercial and industrial areas. The City Council took a second and final vote last week to follow a Planning Commission recommendation to allow short-term rentals only in the city’s commercial and mixed-use areas. More than 20 people spoke at the meeting – the majority in opposition to short-term rentals in residential neighborhoods. Most complained about trash, wild parties, street fights and parking issues. But some in support tried a last-ditch effort to stop the council from banning them in residential neighborhoods….