The Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a public-private partnership with the owner of the Safari Motel on a $440,000 renovation, expected to be completed by May 30, city documents show.
Attorney General Aaron Ford’s announcement came after multiple property management companies announced plans to alter renters’ leases.
A planned development on federally owned land is expected to have a subdivision that will act as off-base housing for Creech and Nellis Air Force base personnel.
Its denial will leave multifamily residential and mixed-use developments under the same rules that broadly govern vacation rentals throughout the city.
The Las Vegas City Council appears to be changing course from a proposed city-wide ban on short-term rentals.
Developers will need to complete impact studies before seeking the Las Vegas City Council’s permission to re-purpose open spaces under an ordinance approved Wednesday.
Commissioners voted 4-3 to support the proposed ban, which would grandfather in short-term rentals already permitted by the city. The decision followed more than an hour of public comment, with a majority of speakers opposing the ban.
A developer is asking a federal judge to block Las Vegas City Councilmen Bob Coffin and Steve Seroka from voting on items related to building on the defunct Badlands Golf Course, a court filing shows.
About 500,000 people stayed at Airbnb rentals in the Las Vegas area last year, the company reports. That’s almost double the amount of visitors in 2016.
Attorneys for the developer who owns the shuttered Badlands Golf Course are railing against a proposed Las Vegas city ordinance that adds requirements for redeveloping former golf courses and other open spaces and are threatening more legal action against the city.