The Aurora Public Library’s “Explore Aurora Craft Brews Tour” is growing its so-called passport program to include eight local watering holes from May 1 to Oct. 31 this year, the city announced
The city already collects lodger’s tax from individuals who rent out their homes for 30 days or less on sites such as Airbnb, and requires those homeowners to obtain a business license, which costs $39.25 through the city of Aurora. But they say listing the measure online would help with enforcement efforts.
Beyond requiring a business license and collection of the city’s lodger’s tax, a measure awaiting council would also require homeowners renting their home via Airbnb to occupy 75 percent or more of a home — effectively banning any whole-home rentals
“Aurora is worth discovering” is the focus of a brand campaign the City of Aurora launched early last year to portray the city to neighbors and out-of-towners in an illustrative, youthful manner
Visit Aurora will use the extra money to attract more tourists, events and business conferences to Aurora.