A St. Pete Polls survey found that 75% of Floridians wanted the government closest to them regulating vacation rentals in their neighborhoods. Given the option, a supermajority prefers their local city or county commission call the shots.
Those findings were fairly consistent across demographic groups; however, Republicans and seniors tended to prefer local governments addressing the vacation rental issue more so than other groups.
Also, of note, Floridians in the northern part of the state are much more likely to favor local government handling the issue. Only one out of eight Floridians want Tallahassee to issue directives, putting the option on even footing with “unsure.”