Monterey County Vacation Rental Alliance

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  • Monterey County is developing an ordinance that will affect all unincorporated areas. To learn more, go to: Monterey County Regulation

  • For years Pacific Grove has permitted short-term rentals with limits on the number and density. But the passage of Measure M in November 2018 will eliminate all short-term rentals except those in the narrow coastal zone and in commercially zoned areas. See Regulation by Local Cities

  • Monterey County "interprets" its current code to prohibit short-term rentals in the coastal zone. A coastal property owner challenged this in court. Read Lewis v. Monterey County Lawsuit