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
The Planning Department will begin 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 located 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
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