LD 209
Session - 129th Maine Legislature
LR 1285
Item 1
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

An Act To Prohibit Municipalities from Prohibiting Short-term Rentals

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 30-A MRSA §3801, sub-§3-A  is enacted to read:

3-A Short-term rental.   "Short-term rental" means a residential dwelling unit that is rented wholly or partially to no more than 4 transient guests for a period of less than 30 days.

Sec. 2. 30-A MRSA §3803  is enacted to read:

§ 3803 Regulation of short-term rentals

Except for narrowly tailored regulation to protect the public health and safety, a municipality may not prohibit or restrict the use of a short-term rental.


This bill prohibits municipalities from prohibiting or restricting the use of short-term rentals except for narrowly tailored regulations to protect the public health and safety.

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