Planners Okay Hazard Plan, Short-Term Rental
2019-01-18 | The Daily Sitka Sentinel
Wednesday night, and in the only other item on the agenda, approved a two unit short-term rental at
Before turning to the agenda, interim planning director
Community affairs director
The award citation praised the "innovative or visionary approaches" in creation of a plan "built upon a robust and varied community outreach program and vigorous community discussion."
There was no public comment on the hazard mitigation plan update, and after noting no significant changes, the commission forwarded the update to the Assembly on a unanimous vote.
"What is the timeline on that?" he asked.
"I feel like we do this every year, don't we?" he said.
Brylinsky said he would get back to them on that point for the next meeting.
Minor updates are made to the plan every year and a major update every five years. It's a requirement that a community has such a plan to be eligible for
Short Term Application
Corak said she has always rented the apartments to hospital workers and plans to let the present tenants remain. She said she plans to reside in her residence "until they cart me off," and plans to hire a manager to oversee the apartments when they are used as year-round short-term rentals.
Letters from two surrounding property owners expressed concern about increased traffic, the loss of long-term affordable housing and the possible effect on the peace and quiet of the neighborhood.
Hughey made a motion to require a north side parking limit, but it died for want of a second. The commission approved the conditional use as presented on a 4-0 vote.