Prince Edward County license fees for short-term rentals depend on the type of property, the number of rooms, and whether it's an inspection year.
Rules & Regulations

County Approved Airbnb Licensing

At it’s meeting on August 13th, the municipal Council of Prince Edward County approved Airbnb licensing with annual fees, regular inspections and significant penalties for infractions. In this article I highlight some of the key […]

Table shows the average price per acre for waterfront and other vacant land in Prince Edward County, broken down by parcel size.
Vacant Land

Prices Are Increasing For Vacant Land

Summary Although sales have fallen since the bubble market of 2017, prices are increasing for vacant land in Prince Edward County. Historical Sales Sales of vacant properties in the County stagnated for six years following […]

Existing home sales fell in Prince Edwad County during the second quarter 2019 while new build sales were up.
All Homes

2nd Quarter: Existing Home Sales Down, Prices Up

Summary The key housing metrics gave a mixed message in the second quarter of this year, with some pointing to stronger demand and others suggesting the opposite. On another front, new home sales continued to […]

Based on a surprise decision at the April 18th Public Planning meeting, it looks like the County will now allow larger second units
Rules & Regulations

County To Allow Larger Second Units

Based on a surprise decision at the April 18th Public Planning meeting, it looks like the County will now allow larger second units. This precedent-setting decision increased the maximum size to 65% of the main […]

Ontario Provicial Police commander John Hatch provides an extra-ordinary example of community policing in the County to reach teens at risk
General

Community Policing In The County

Services in rural areas are different than in big cities, some for the worse and some for the better. Waiting for the snow plow to come might fall into the first category. On the other […]