New Vacation Rental Regulations Approved In Gulf Shores

Under the new guidelines, monthly lodging tax reports must be submitted based on individual business licenses and a local contact must be designated for each rental dwelling in case of an emergency or complaint. Also on Monday, the council — with Councilman Philip Harris property management maryland absent — unanimously approved a contract with Citizenserve Software to design a workflow database to keep track of all rental properties. The contract will have a first-year implementation cost of $54,500. Under the new ordinance, if an emergency contact fails to respond to a city employees call within two hours the business license holder can face fines of $100 to $500, per offense, and potentially 30 days in jail. Similar penalties, per offense, will be applied if an emergency contact is not maintained after a business license is issued.
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Rental of Retail Units in Florida Growing


Claude Gardner, a broker in Daytona Beach, said that Port Orange and Ormond Beach have seen fewer vacancies. Brokers said that Flagler County has a slower rental rate than Volusia County. They said that they have been getting inquiries from retail developers. This was seen as a good sign because developers had no interest in heavily blighted areas of Flagler County. Retail rents in Flagler County are below the state average of $17.95 per square foot.
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