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Short-Term Rental of Residential Property (Transient Occupancy - a rental for 30-days or less)



Agenda Request Form for December 17, 2019 Workshop

Proposed DRAFT changes to the Short-term Rental Ordinance


Agenda Request Form October 15, 2019 Workshop

Staff Proposed DRAFT changes to the Short-term Rental Ordinance






The Inyo County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance allowing for the short-term rental of residential dwellings in the Zoning Districts of: One Family Residential (R1), Single Residence and Mobile Home Combined (RMH), Rural Residential (RR), Rural Residential Starlite Estates (RR- Starlite), and the Open Space Zone (OS).


For a copy of the Ordinance




A 1 Year Review of Short-Term Rentals in Inyo County

The Planning Department has prepared a report for the Board of Supervisors and the Planning Commission looking at the status of Short-Term Rentals in Inyo County, a year after we started accepting applications. The Report, the Agenda Request Form for the Board, a copy of the PowerPoint Presentation to the Board, and the Staff Report for the Planning Commission are included here:


Report on the Status of Short-Term Rentals in Inyo County, Dated April 3,2019

Board of Supervisors Agenda Request Form for Presentation on Report on the Status of Short-Term Rentals in Inyo County

PowerPoint Presentation to the Board of Supervisors, Dated April 9, 2019

Staff Report for Planning Commission Meeting, April 24, 2019


The Planning Department Began Taking Applications for Short-Term Rentals on April 20, 2018.

To operate a hosted or non-hosted short-term rental you will need to apply to the Planning Department. You can use the main application form, which you can access at the "Applications Dowload" link on the left side of this page. You will also need to register with the Inyo County Treasurer Tax Collector to collect and pay Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT), this will be required as part of your application materials. If you have questions regarding the TOT please contact the Treasurer Tax Collector's office at: 760-878-0312.


If you wish to apply for a Hosted Short-Term Rental

If you wish to apply for a Non-Hosted Short-Term Rental


Transient Occupancy Operator Registration Form


If you need addtional information regarding a short-term rental application, please contact the Planning Department at:760-878-0263.


For a history of the ordinance and documents


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