April 21, 2024


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Tobia’s proposal to enable much more areas for trip rentals defeated

Brevard County Commissioner John Tobia on Tuesday failed in getting approval for his bid to allow property owners of rent out residences on a short-term basis as "vacation rentals" in many parts of unincorporated Brevard where such a practice now is not allowed.

When all was explained and done, County Commissioner John Tobia identified as his most up-to-date legislative initiative “a bold transfer.”

But, when all was explained and completed, Tobia unsuccessful in receiving acceptance for his bid to allow house homeowners of lease out residences on a limited-time period basis as “family vacation rentals” in quite a few pieces of unincorporated Brevard in which this sort of a practice now is not permitted.

Tobia’s proposed ordinance change went down to defeat Tuesday night time when no other commissioner would next his movement, thus possessing it die for a absence of a second.

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Dozens of citizens came to the assembly, geared up to discuss in opposition to Tobia’s proposal, and hundreds flooded commissioners’ in-bins in latest weeks with emailed statements of opposition.