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Eligibility - Determine if you qualify for the Short Term Rental Program. Residency verification applies.ApplicationFees - Pay applicable fees associated with the program. Total application cost is $61.
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Owners or long-term renters may be eligible to register. Long-term renters may participate in short term rentals after providing proof of residency letter from the property owner. Only a permanent resident can register a Short Term Rental. The following documentation is required:
Proof of possession of the property including warranty deed or valid lease.
Proof of primary residence: Motor vehicle registration, Driver's license, Texas ID card, Voter Registration, Tax Documents, Utility Bills
Short Term Rentals must be registered and meet all requirements of the Ordinance when located in any residential district. Short Term Rentals are permitted without registering in the downtown area and other commercial zoning districts.
The total application cost is $65. The application fee is required for the annual renewal.
Payment of Hotel Occupancy Taxes
Publication of the City registration number on any advertisements
No more than one (1) short term rental per applicant or property
Maximum of two (2) adult guests per bedroom plus an additional two adults
A brochure including emergency information
Contact information from a local responsible party when the permanent resident is out of town