How many are too many?

Saratoga Planning Commission discusses short term rentals and their impacts, draft permit still in hands of town attorney

Saratoga, like many other municipalities in the mountain west, has struggled with a lack of housing inventory both during and after the pandemic.

As of October, there were a total of 8 residential properties on the market in Saratoga’s municipal limits, according to the Wyoming MLS website. Of those, they ranged in price from $260,000 to $725,000. Seemingly adding to this issue are the number of active short-term rentals in the area, an issue also being faced by mountain west towns.

The Saratoga Planning Commission—though still in the very early stages—is looking at potential regulations of sh...


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