SPEARFISH, SD - The City of Spearfish, which does not currently regulate short-term rentals, is seeking input and direction from the community on potential regulatory policy through a Short Term Rental Task Force. If you are interested in serving in this position, please consider filling out an application!
The Task Force will be comprised of community members with various backgrounds and viewpoints about short-term rental regulation including but not limited to short-term rental property owners, hotel owners/managers, and long-term renters. The group is expected to meet 3-4 times from January to April 2024 with the following objectives:
- Explore the potential costs and benefits of short-term rentals in Spearfish
- Review peer cities’ regulations
- Establish policy objectives and make a unified recommendation to City Council
This application is intended to express interest and does not guarantee selection. Applications will be reviewed by city staff with the goal of establishing a multi-disciplinary group of stakeholders. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM November 30, 2023, at: https://www.cityofspearfish.com/FormCenter/Planning-and-Zoning-17/Short-Term-Rental-Task-Force-Application-102.