Media Release. Wednesday, May 5, 2021.
Airbnb Renter Charged Under Reopening Ontario Act
(Innisfil, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers have charged a Toronto woman under the Reopening Ontario Act in connection with an Airbnb rental in Innisfil.
Police launched an investigation after receiving complaints from the community about gatherings at an address in the 25th Sideroad and 9th Line area.
On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, a Toronto woman was served a Provincial Offences notice for failing to comply with the Reopening Ontario Act.
Under the emergency orders, short-term rentals are only permitted for individuals who are in need of housing during the emergency period. South Simcoe Police Service conducts ongoing compliance checks and continues to respond to community concerns about safety. Thank you to the residents who are complying with the emergency orders. We urge all of our citizens to do their part to curb the spread of this deadly Covid-19 virus.
On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 74 calls for service.