SHORT-TERM RENTAL COVID-19 EMERGENCY ORDER

ATTENTION ALL SHORT-TERM RENTAL CERTIFICATE HOLDERS AND OPERATORS:

Effective immediately and pursuant to the September 3, 2020 emergency COVID-19 Order in the City of Rancho Mirage, all short-term rental certificate holders, and those otherwise operating a short-term rental shall:

(1) be required to post, upon entry to the subject property, a city furnished flyer stipulating the State and local face-covering requirements;

(2) That the overnight occupancy limit of a short-term rental, which is set forth in Rancho Mirage Municipal Code Section 3.25.070 (Operational requirements and Standards conditions) shall be in effect twenty-four (24) hours a day, and that the daytime occupancy limit set forth in said section (which would otherwise allow for a greater number of occupancy) is suspended; and

(3) That current City ordinances which may allow subletting and/or owners who occupy the main house to rent out a casita or other detached structure is hereby immediately suspended, so that (without limiting the generality of the foregoing) no subletting shall be allowed, and owner(s) and/or any/all of their related parties (e.g. family, guest(s),etc.) shall not be allowed at the property while it is being rented out as a short-term rental.

Violation of this Order shall be subject to all the remedies set forth in Title 14 and Chapter 3.25 (Short-Term Rentals) of the Rancho Mirage Municipal Code, including without limitation a misdemeanor offense, and the remedies set forth therein shall be cumulative and in addition to any and all other remedies, civil, equitable or criminal, afforded to the City under State and Federal laws.

This Order shall become effective immediately and terminate on December 4, 2020, unless terminated earlier or extended by the City Manager/Director of Emergency Services or the City Council.

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