The City Council has adopted Resolution R-2020-053, adding the following measure to the November 3, 2020 ballot.
CITY OF PISMO BEACH MEASURE B-20
PISMO BEACH PUBLIC SAFETY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES PROTECTION MEASURE. To maintain police and firefighter service levels; reduce 911 emergency response times; protect local groundwater and beaches; and enhance senior programming and other essential services, shall the hotel/visitor tax be increased by 1%, paid by visitors, generating approximately $1 million annually, until ended by voters, requiring annual audits and local control of funds?
Measure B-20 was approved by the voters at the November 3, 2020 General Election, with 80.82% voting in favor and 19.18% voting against. The additional 1% TOT will be implemented beginning January 1, 2021, for a total TOT rate of 11% in Pismo Beach. For more information about collection of transient occupancy tax, please contact the Administrative Services Department.