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Ore. Town May Add Park Models To Its RV Park

The Cannon Beach (Ore.) City Council has voted unanimously to adopt the city’s affordable housing task force report, the Daily Astorian reported. The plan — which aims to encourage and facilitate the creation of long-term workforce rentals for year-round residents —...

Developer Eyes 400-Site Kansas City RV Resort

The fate of rezoning an area along U.S. Highway 24-40 near 206th Street in the Kansas City metro area will rest with the Tonganoxie (Kan.) City Council, the Tonganoxie Mirror reported. KC RV Resort’s developer is aksing to rezone about 32 acres from rural...

La. Council Gives Zoning OK For A New RV Park

Lake Charles (La.) City Council members on Wednesday voted to rezone property near a Shell gas station at the corner of Shattuck Street and an Interstate 10 frontage road to allow for a 45-space RV park on 3.15 acres of land, the American Press reported. Resident...

RVIA: Outdoor Rec Impact Figures Law Signed

President Barack Obama signed the Outdoor REC Act into law Thursday (Dec. 8).  According to a report in RVIA Today Express, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) has been a strong advocate for the legislation, which directs the U.S. Department of Commerce...

Towable RV Retail Rose 4.1% In Oct., 12.2% YTD

Year-over-year towable retail registrations grew 4.1% in October, again lifted by the high-volume travel trailer market, while posting a 12.2% increase for the first 10 months. According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), results by category...

RVs Help With Major Lake Tahoe Housing Crunch

In and around Lake Tahoe, Calif., housing costs are going through the roof. Of course, that’s the case for all of California — but what makes the situation in Tahoe unique is that the people driving up the cost of local housing don’t actually live there, radio station...

Lieberman: Card Firms' EMV Mandate is Delayed

The following column is by Art Lieberman, president of Merchants Choice Payment Solutions (MCPS) for Campgrounds. We have written extensively about the efforts of Visa and MasterCard to implement the chip card method of processing into the United States. For those who...

Club Car To Display Carryall at ARA Rental Show

Club Car will be displaying its 1500 and 1700 Carryall utility vehicle in Booth No. 5582 at the ARA Rental Show in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 26-March 1, 2017. According to a press release, the Carryall vehicles earned a 2016 Editor’s Choice Award from Rental Magazine. Club...

CalARVC Redesigns Site To Offer More Resources

The California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CalARVC) has redesigned its website at CalARVC.org to include downloadable legal documents and other resources that are highly sought by park operators across the state. “We’re trying to give our members exactly...

Mass. Campground Lobbies For Hosting Functions

A proposal dealing seeking to broaden the existing definition of a campground in Foxboro, Mass., which originated from a request by Normandy Farms, was examined in a special town meeting Monday (Dec. 5). According to the Foxboro Reporter, the article would allow...

Opinion: RV Industry Addresses Customer Service

The following opinion piece appeared in RVBusiness, sister publication to Woodall’s Campground Management, offering insight into the RV industry’s heightened focus on customer service.  As the industry resumes its workaday schedules in the aftermath of the...

Trailer Life, Motorhome Recognize Pala RV Resort

The new Pala RV Resort in Northern San Diego County, Calif., has won four Gold Awards as Best RV Resort and Best Campground Resort for 2016 by the readers of Trailer Life and Motorhome magazines respectively in both publications’ 2016 Reader’s Polls. In a combined...