The Township of Muskoka Lakes is encouraging the public to share details of their experiences with Short Term Rental Properties in Muskoka Lakes.

“The use of short-term rental accommodation properties has increased immensely over the past few years, not only Muskoka Lakes, but across the globe,” said Mayor Kelley. “There have been a number of discussions as it relates to Short Term Rentals in Muskoka Lakes and as a result, the Township is looking to the community for input to determine how to best regulate Short Term Rental Properties.”

A Short Term Rental is defined as all or part of a dwelling unit, rented out for less than 28 consecutive days in exchange for payment. This excludes hotels, motels, resorts and traditional bed and breakfast establishments. A Short Term Rental can be on an urban, rural or waterfront property.

Deadline to take the survey is July 4, 2023.

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In addition to the online survey, stay tuned for details about a future Public Open House.