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Understanding Airbnb and City Zoning

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 15:57

Information and Discussion Session 

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is holding and infomration and discussion session about bnb in Fernie. 

There are approximately 55 Airbnb postings that represent 144 beds or 248 pillows.

There are roughly another 30 Airbnb postings outside the City of Fernie limits, but in the general area (e.g. ski hill)

This information and discussion session is designed to: 

1) Understand current zoning bylaws - what zones are bnbs allowed in, what are the criteria. 

2) Understanding commercial versus residential zones

3) Defining a bed and breakfast

4) Question and answer period. 

Meeting goals:

- to inform the public about the rules around bnb operations in the CIty of Fernie. 

- to discuss moving forward with the sharing economy. 

- to better understand the impacts of the airbnb on our community.


Meeting Details

Thursday, May 5, 9:00 - 10:30 

Fernie Chamber of Commerce board room

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