Friday November 22, 2019

Disgruntled neighbours can object to Airbnb hosts’ planning applications

By Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@michaelbrennan
18th August, 2019

Councils will have to consider complaints about “noise and disturbance to neighbours” when assessing planning permission applications for short-term letting.

There have been objections from some neighbours about the noise of wheel-on luggage, as well as antisocial behaviour by visitors using short-term letting platforms such as Airbnb.

But since last month, hosts on Airbnb have to apply for planning permission if they want to rent out their entire home for more than 90...

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