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City of San Mateo Municipal Code.

5.66.010 Purpose.

The purpose of this Chapter is to:

(a) Allow limited Short-term Rental uses while preventing the loss of housing stock;

(b) Preserve residential character and establish operating standards to reduce potential noise, parking, traffic, property maintenance, and safety impacts on adjacent neighbors; and

(c) Provide a registration process for the City to track and enforce these requirements as needed and ensure appropriate collection of transient occupancy taxes.