Short Term Rentals in Other Communities
Planning Department staff reviewed 25 cities in Kansas and neighboring states to see if and how they regulate Short Term Rentals. This information can be used to help collect public input about the state of the practice, lessons learned and what some options are for Wichita. Cities evaluated included Lawrence, KS, Manhattan, KS, Springfield, MO, Oklahoma City, OK, Des Moines, IA and Albuquerque, NM.
Of the communities reviewed, 16 communities had regulations, while nine (9) communities surveyed either have no regulations or are reviewing their options at this time. The number of requirements placed on Short Term Rentals varied significantly by community. Below is a graphic that illustrates the number of requirements.