AUBURN (CBS13) – Auburn city officials have approved making home-sharing businesses such as Airbnb legal. It’s a first of its kind in the region.

The measure was approved 3-2, with one restriction: Residents can’t rent out single family dwellings.

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Homeowners would need to apply for a licensing fee, create rules for parking and noise and notify neighbors.

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Supporters say legalizing short-term rentals may also keep more business in Auburn on busy weekends when all of the hotel rooms are booked.

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