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  • Wednesday, June 07, 2017 2:14 PM | DNA ADMIN Communications (Administrator)
    From: Marija Bumgarner <MBumgarner@savannahga.gov>
    Date: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 2:13 PM
    Subject: Short-Term Vacation Rental Update
    To: Marija Bumgarner <MBumgarner@savannahga.gov>

    Good afternoon.

    During the City Council meeting tomorrow, a resolution will be presented to place a temporary 90-stay on short-term vacation rental registration.  The Council meeting begins at 2:00PM and will be held in City Council Chambers, 2 E. Bay Street.  This is a link to the agenda item and resolution: http://agenda.savannahga.gov/publishing/june-8-2017-city-council-regular-meeting/motion-to-approve-resolution-imposing-a-temporary-stay-on-short-term-vacation-rental-registration.html

    The City will continue to work with stakeholders to move forward with finalizing recommendations on growth management and administrative enhancements.  The next series of meeting are scheduled for Monday, June 12 at the Civic Center, Musgrove Room according to the topics below:  

    –         Administrative Enhancements:  Monday, June 12, 1:00PM

    –         Managing Growth:  Monday, June 12, 2:30PM

    The public is welcome to the Monday stakeholder meetings and comments from the public will be taken at the end of the meeting.


  • Friday, June 02, 2017 9:18 AM | DNA ADMIN Communications (Administrator)

    Join Art Rise Savannah and the Savannah Development and Renewal Authority for a Sunday morning of paint! We'll be painting 5 planter boxes to be placed in the median of Broad and Broughton Street.

    Meet at Broughton and E. Broad Street at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 4th.
    Paint and Materials provided. Please dress to get messy!

    Contact Clinton Edminster with any questions/details at info@artrisesavannah.org

  • Thursday, June 01, 2017 5:14 PM | DNA ADMIN Communications (Administrator)

    To accommodate the needs of owners, residents, and the community at large, the City of Savannah is in the process of reviewing the Short-Term Vacation Rental (STVR) regulations.

    By working closely with stakeholders, recommendations on revisions to the STVR regulations will be developed and presented to City Council for consideration. The next stakeholder meetings will be held at the Savannah Civic Center, Musgrove Room, 301 W Oglethorpe Ave.

    • Monday, June 5, 1:00 p.m.: Growth management
    • Monday, June 5, 2:30 p.m.: Enhanced administrative operations
    Stakeholders will discuss growth management strategies and enhanced administrative operations. The public is welcome and comments from the public will be taken at the end of the meeting.

    Information on the STVR update process is available on our website at www.savannahga.gov/stvrupdates.

    For additional information, please contact (912) 525-1500 or email tourism@savannahga.gov.


  • Thursday, May 25, 2017 3:30 PM | DNA ADMIN Communications (Administrator)

    The Savannah Serves Public Meetings scheduled for May 31 have been canceled. They will not be rescheduled.

  • Thursday, May 25, 2017 8:27 AM | DNA ADMIN Communications (Administrator)

    To accommodate the needs of owners, residents, and the community at large, the City of Savannah is in the process of reviewing the Short-Term Vacation Rental (STVR) regulations.

    By working closely with stakeholders, recommendations on revisions to the STVR regulations will be developed within the next 30 days and presented to City Council for consideration. The next stakeholder meetings will be held at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street, on:
    • Tuesday, May 30, 1:00 p.m.: Growth management
    • Tuesday, May 30, 2:30 p.m.: Enhanced administrative operations

    Stakeholders will discuss growth management strategies and enhanced administrative operations. The public is welcome and comments will be taken at the end of the meeting.

    Information on the STVR update process is available on our website at www.savannahga.gov/stvr.


  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017 5:30 AM | DNA ADMIN Communications (Administrator)

    Notice is hereby given that there will be a meeting of the Savannah City Council on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall

    The AGENDA is as follows:

    • Boards, Commissions and Authorities Interviews
    • Canal District Redevelopment Plan
    • Summer Right of Way Grass Cutting
    • Short Term Vacation Rental Regulations


  • Monday, May 15, 2017 9:57 AM | DNA ADMIN Communications (Administrator)



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  • Wednesday, May 03, 2017 4:04 PM | DNA ADMIN Communications (Administrator)

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  • Friday, April 28, 2017 8:35 AM | DNA ADMIN Communications (Administrator)

    Tourism Management Plan Survey

    CLICK HERE TO BEGIN SURVEY

    Overview
    Tourism is currently one of the largest industries in Savannah.  It provides 26,000+ jobs, $2.5 billion in visitor spending and economic opportunities for residents, and highlights to the world the positive attributes of what makes our community so unique. Savannah must remain vigilant that the growing number of visitors does not detract from the community’s authenticity or negatively impact the overall quality of life of historic district residents.  Careful planning and management are necessary—especially looking into the future.

    In late 2016, the City engaged The EXPERIENCE Institute® (TEI) to develop a tourism management plan with the goal of balancing resident needs with industry interests, while also maintaining Savannah’s prominence as a global visitor destination. 

    The Tourism Management Plan (TMP) represents a unique partnership with the Downtown Neighborhood Association, Visit Savannah and Historic Savannah Foundation who each contributed $5,000 while the Tourism Leadership Council provided $1,500.  The City provided $16,900 to the project and secured a $10,000 competitive grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation.

    Process
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