By Melissa Rosequist | Paradise Valley Independent
While Paradise Valley is prohibited from more-strictly regulating short-term rental properties, suggestions coming from the town’s legal department say tighter — and more specific — requirements for the Airbnb and VRBO properties, such as escalating fees and requiring special events permits, could be possible.
Paradise Valley may soon explore changes to town code, processes or practices when it comes to short-term rental, assisted living, group or time-share homes — land-use matters that are occurring in residentially zoned neighborhoods.
The Town Council is expected to discuss the four residential categories during a 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, virtual meeting.
Rose Law Group Founder and President Jordan Rose, who handled dozens of cases against commercial operations in residential districts around Arizona, says, “This is a real problem for the Town. When California tightened up their separation laws relating to rehab facilities a few years ago, we started to see a massive influx of these operations trying to locate in large residential homes throughout Paradise Valley and Scottsdale. Homeowners associations should take immediate action to limit commercial business. Homeowners without the protection of the HOA can also work other angles. It’s important the Town steps up to preserve the residential nature of the community.”
Jordan Rose , Rose Law Group Founder and President