Kansas City’s first attempt to regulate short-term, shared-economy rentals met with befuddlement and lots of questions Tuesday at a meeting of the City Plan Commission.
The seven commissioners agreed they needed a lot more information about short-term rentals and the sharing economy before they presume to pass judgment on a proposed ordinance.
After three hours of public testimony, the commissioners — all citizen volunteers who serve a key approval role on economic development issues — decided they needed a work session with City Hall staff to learn more.
Another opportunity for public testimony before the commission may occur before the commission in August.
“This wasn’t a waste of time […]