By CBS3 Staff

CAPE MAY COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — The mayors of 16 municipalities in Cape May County are asking for action from Gov. Phil Murphy. They want short-term rentals stopped during the coronavirus pandemic.

They also want motels and hotels to only rent to individuals who are performing essential functions.

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The Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders is backing the position of the mayors.

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The mayors say people who have second homes at the shore should stay at their primary residence.