Before you advertise your property for rent, you should always review state and local laws regarding short-term property rentals. Below is a non-comprehensive list of regulations. Please visit the related government pages for complete information. 

St. Paul, Minnesota
Under St. Paul’s ordinance regulating short-term rentals, individuals offering a property for short-term rental on sites like Vrbo.com must obtain a license from the City and comply with additional requirements. We encourage you to review the City’s requirements for short-term rentals, set forth here and here, and apply for a license.

Santa Fe
Before you advertise your property for rent, you should review the state and local laws that may apply. Rentals for fewer than 30 days in Santa Fe, New Mexico may be subject to Section 14-6.2 of the City’s Land Use Development Code. The regulations set out requirements for renting residential units in the City. Those renting residential units may be required to obtain a permit or register their unit with the City. The Code imposes other requirements relating to the number of guests who are allowed to stay in your unit, parking, noise, and compliance with the City’s health, safety, and environmental codes. You may be required to collect and remit to the City all applicable local, state, and federal taxes, including the City’s Lodgers’ Tax.  You can learn more about the City’s short term rental laws, and obtain the application for a short term rental permit.

Tuolumne County, California
Before you advertise your property for rent, you should review the state and local laws that may apply. Rentals for fewer than 30 days in unincorporated areas of Tuolumne County, California may be subject to the County’s Transient Occupancy Tax. You may be required to register your rental unit with the county tax collector, obtain a transient occupancy registration certificate, and follow other notification and record-keeping requirements. You can learn more about the County’s transient occupancy tax.

Utah
Before you advertise your property for rent, you should review the state and local laws that may apply. Rentals for fewer than 30 days in Utah may be subject to a transient room tax up to 4.25% imposed by your county. The Utah State Tax Commission publishes a list of the counties that impose a transient room tax and the current rate. More information about the transient room tax is available at the Utah State Tax Commission’s website.

Coral Gables, Florida
We have posted a letter (attached below) from the City of Coral Gables at the City’s request. This letter does not reflect the views of HomeAway.com, Inc., regarding the validity of the City’s application of its law.