Anna Maria City passed the amendment to the current vacation rental ordinance which requires owners to send in considerable information regarding guests inbound after JAN 1st, 2016 and entered into a rental contract prior to April 9th. Unfortunately the requirement to submit email addresses, phone numbers and guest names violate several privacy policies with both property managers and second party reservation sources such as VRBO. Requests to modify were ignored and the emergency ordinance passed as is.
In addition, building moratorium discussions continue. Here is a Draft moratorium on building