A Vacation Rental is defined as a dwelling unit or portion thereof offered for rent for a period shorter than thirty (30) consecutive days to any person other than a member of the owner's family, as those terms are defined in Section 6-18-3 of this Code. The term "vacation rental" shall not include hotels or motels, licensed pursuant to Title 3, Chapter 2 of this Code, lodging establishments, licensed pursuant to Title 5, Chapter 2 of this Code, bed and breakfast establishments, licensed pursuant to Title 8, Chapter 19 of this Code, and/or home sharing in accord with Subsection 6-4-1-14-(B) of this Code. AirBnb and similar short term rentals fall under this license category.
To obtain a Vacation Rental License the following is required:
- Submit a Vacation Rental License Application
- A pre-approval licensing inspection for life and safety matters of the dwelling
- Approval by the Planning & Development Committee and City Council
- Annual license fee $50.00
Please refer to City Ordinance - Chapter 9___Vacation Rentals for detailed information.