Short Term Lets 2022

Closes 10 Jun 2022

Opened 15 Apr 2022

Overview

As a result of the Civic Government Scotland Act 1982 (Licensing of Short Term Lets) Order 2022 being passed by the Scottish Parliament, local authorities in Scotland must introduce a licensing scheme for properties operating as short term lets. The licensing scheme will start on 1 October 2022 and will cover all short term lets by July 2024.

Why your views matter

As part of the licensing scheme, the Council must publish a licensing policy for short term lets in the city. Properties operating in this manner will have to conform to a minimum safety standard. The Council will also be able to add additional conditions to licences to respond to local circumstances.

We want to hear your views on what the Council’s short term lets policy should include, and what issues any additional licence conditions should cover.

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