East Hampton Town is looking to crack down on the number of illegal rentals in town, including many short-term rentals.
East Hampton Town is looking to crack down on the number of illegal rentals in town, including many short-term rentals.

Seats have now filled up for a pair of January 20 workshops to be hosted by the Town of East Hampton on the town new rental registry law.

Real estate professionals and members of the public are now encouraged to sign up for their choice of three workshop times for which seats are still available, on Wednesday, January 27, at 1 p.m., 3p.m. or 5 p.m.

All sessions will take place in the main meeting room of Town Hall at 159 Pantigo Road.

Please RSVP with your name and preferred workshop time to Colleen Reynolds, the Assistant to the Supervisor, at creynolds@ehamptonny.gov or 631.324.4140.

During each workshop, town staff members will walk participants through the rental registry application process and answer questions. Applications are available on the Town’s website, www.ehamptonny.gov, and at the Building Department at 300 Pantigo Place.

Questions about the rental registry may be directed to the Building Department at 631.324.4145 or rentalregistry@ehamptonny.gov.

Applications for the rental registry became available Jan. 15, and will be accepted by the town beginning Feb. 1. The town will begin enforcing the provisions of the registry on May 1.

Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at editor@eastendbeacon.com

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