26 June 2019
At the June 18, 2019 City Council Meeting, the Monterey City Council unanimously adopted Voluntary Rental Guidelines for residential rental owners, managers, and tenants. Aimed at providing a standard of guidelines for landlord/tenant relations, the Voluntary Rental Guidelines provide a platform to support quality agreements between property managers/owners and their tenants. The guidelines also include components to assist each party toward fair and reasonable resolution in situations that warrant mediation.
18 September 2018
The Cooper Molera Adobe project has been nominated for a Route Fifty Navigator Award, honoring “innovation in best practices in state and local government.” Fifty finalists were named for their “demonstrated abilities to implement a great idea that improves public sector services and the communities they serve.” NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
26 July 2018
The Monterey City Council is seeking applications from Monterey residents to serve on the Wireless Telecommunications Subcommittee. The Subcommittee will consist of two residents and two Planning Commissioners, and will review regulations, ordinances, and policies and make recommendations to the Planning Commission and City Council.
11 June 2018
The Planning Commission will host a community meeting to review policy alternatives to the City’s existing regulations of wireless facilities on Tuesday, June 26 at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chamber, Few Memorial Hall at 580 Pacific Street. The public is also invited to attend a one-hour pre-meeting with the City’s consulting attorney Joseph Van Eaton, Partner, Best Best & Krieger, at 5:45 p.m. at the same location. Mr. Van Eaton will take questions during the pre-meeting and will incorporate responses in his presentation before the Planning Commission.
04 April 2018
The City Council, at the April 17 evening City Council meeting, will consider a recommendation from the Planning Commission to amend the Cannery Row Local Coastal Land Use Plan (LUP) to allow residential uses: 1) on the street level; and, 2) to exceed 30 dwelling units per acre.
27 March 2018
ExteNet Systems did not submit an appeal of the March 15, 2018 Planning Commission decision by the deadline. The Planning Commission, at a special meeting, unanimously denied the small cell facility application. Just a day prior to the meeting, ExteNet withdrew 12 of their 13 applications.
14 March 2018
The City of Monterey Planning Office was informed today that Extenet Systems, Inc, the applicant for the 13 small cell facilities proposed for the Monterey Vista, Skyline, and Old Town Neighborhoods, has withdrawn 12 of the 13 applications. These applications were scheduled for the Planning Commission's March 15, 2018 agenda for consideration.
12 September 2017
Residential property owners are not allowed to advertise short-term rentals in the City of Monterey's residential zoning districts. The Monterey City Code (MCC), Section § 22-19.5 "Advertisement of short-term rentals" ordinance was passed by the Monterey City Council in April 2017.