The next event will take place on
Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Starfish Cafe from 8am -9:30am.












To:                      City of Bay St. Louis

From:                  Mayor Mike Favre

Date:                   Friday, July 7, 2017

Subject:               Public Hearing for 2017 Zoning Ordinance & Map

On May 23, 2017, the City Council adopted the attached zoning ordinance and sent it to the Planning & Zoning Commission for the purpose of conducting a public hearing.  At its regular meeting on June 27, 2017, the Planning & Zoning Commission adopted the zoning ordinance and map for public hearing purposes and scheduled the public hearing for July 25, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.  The original version of the ordinance was prepared by Slaughter & Associates and adopted by the City Council in September 2010.  Over the past several years, various amendments were made to the zoning ordinance.  The attached redline version tracks the amendments to the original version.  The City intends to solicit public comments on July 25, 2017, regarding the redlined version.  Upon completion of the public hearing, the Planning & Zoning Commission will make its final recommendations to the City Council.  Prior to final adoption by the City Council, a final, edited version will be presented.





A Proposed Ordinance Regulating Vacation Rentals / Short Term Rentals

Draft - July 11, 2016

Draft - February 22, 2017


Anyone with comments or concerns should send them to the
Clerk of Council at



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