Short-Term RESIDENTIAL Rentals
A SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL RENTAL IS DEFINED AS...
All or any portion thereof of a residential dwelling unit which is advertised or held out to the public as a place regularly rented for dwelling, lodging or sleeping purposes to one party with a duration of occupancy of thirty (30) consecutive days or less. Hotels and motels are not considered to be short-term rentals.
REQUIREMENTS OF AN OWNER OF A SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL RENTAL
- Obtain a valid rental license (license year is January - December)
- Remit the Gross Receipts Rental Tax for 2022
- Compliance with all building, health, fire, and safety codes
- Determine the overnight occupancy limit
- Compliance with requirements of the zoning district in which the rental property is located
- Confirm there are no outstanding taxes, fees, or City liens (outside of a mortgage) on the rental property
- Designate a local contact person
SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL RENTAL OperationAL Standards
- The property owner must ensure renters comply with the city code and specifically noise, garbage collection, and property maintenance.
- The Good Neighbor Brochure must be made available to every renter and be in a conspicuous location in the rental.
- All advertising for any short-term rental must include the rental identification number.
- All rental booking dates and associated rental income must be maintained and provided to the City with the annual Gross Receipts Rental Tax remittance.
- All renters must comply with the provisions of City, County, State and Federal disaster and emergency orders.
- The rental identification number must be available to every renter and be in a conspicuous location in the rental.
- The location of any off-street parking (if applicable) must be made available to every renter and and this information must be in a conspicuous location in the rental.
- The owners must designate a local contact person who is available 24 hours a day and, if requested by the city, be able to physically respond to the rental within no more than 2 hours. The name and contact information of this person must be in a conspicuous location in the rental and made available to every renter.
- Emergency numbers must be made conspicuously available inside the rental.
- The Trash Schedule and the Map of Evacuation Routes and Zones must be made conspicuously available inside the rental.
- Complete the Rental Property Information Form to ensure all required information is provided and made conspicuously visible to every renter.