Overland Park City Council debates how to regulate short-term rentals following shooting

Following a deadly shooting last month at a home being used as a short-term rental, above, the Overland Park City Council's Committee of the Whole on Monday discussed whether such rentals should be licensed, regulated or banned entirely. Image courtesy of City of Overland Park website

Overland Park may soon have a new set of rules governing short-term rentals in the city. 

At its Monday meeting, the City Council’s committee of the whole discussed how short-term rentals, such as Airbnb vacation homes,  should be regulated in town and considered if they should be allowed at all.