December 1st Anna Maria City letter to property owners

Anna Maria City has sent out a letter which discusses Anna Maria City property owners regarding the change in transient rental occupancy for small bedrooms.  More specifically under 100 sq ft.  In the future if a bedroom is less than 100 sq ft in Anna Maria City your...

Holmes Beach Rental Ordinance 16-02 update : September 2016

If you have a property in Holmes Beach you should have received a letter from Chief Tokajer by now dated September 1st, 2016.  It explains a few details regarding the vacation rental ordinance which affects all weekly rentals in Holmes Beach.  One detail not discussed...

Anna Maria City inspection update

Many property managers have gone through the registration process to completion and the inspection process has been fairly easy.  Yes, the inspector is finding items out of compliance but if reasonable most of us are able to fix the issue while the inspector is there...

Anna Maria City, Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach updates

We have talked to several property managers and most agree, the inspection process for Anna Maria City is relatively painless.  There have been a few trouble spots where bedrooms are less than 100 sq ft and that does create some pain for some owners.  There are...

Anna Maria City litigation – limiting occupancy litigation

Another Anna Maria Island party brought litigation against the City of Anna Maria for the November 19th vacation rental ordinance.   The litigation argument was, “limiting occupancy was an act of prohibition.”  The state of Florida says no local...