October, 2020 Archives

Residential guest accommodations now permitted

Oct 29 2020
Categories: News

Residential Guest Accommodation (RGA) use has been permitted as a result of the Short Term Rental Policy #19-05.  This policy was informed by over six months of engagement to identify community needs and an appropriate regulatory framework. 

RGAs are being permitted on Bowen Island to contribute to the accommodation sector and local economy.  They are being regulated to ensure operator accountability and to minimize impacts on residential neighbourhoods and long term housing.

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