Short Term Rental Regulations in Broward County

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    short term rental regulations Broward County

    The following is a complete guideline for Broward County’s short term rental regulations so that anyone can be a responsible host when using platforms like Airbnb, VRBO, and other similar services. This rundown should give you a good start in understanding your local laws.

     

    Fort Lauderdale

    Fort Lauderdale vacation rentals must be registered with the city on a yearly basis. You need to pay a $350 registration fee for up to 4 rental units under the same roof. Also, vacation rental operators should make sure they are current with their State/Local licenses and tax requirements. Each vacation rental property should meet minimum housing and life safety standards. For any questions about the Fort Lauderdale vacation rental license, you can visit the city’s website or contact us.

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    Pompano Beach

    Pompano Beach short-term rental regulations are important to any host thinking about starting a short-term rental property. An annual permit is required to operate a short term rental property in Pompano Beach. In addition, operators must obtain a license as a Transient Public Lodging Establishment, a certificate of registration, a Broward County Business Tax Receipt, and a City Business Tax Receipt. For any questions about the Pompano Beach vacation rental license, you can visit the city’s website or contact us.

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    Hollywood

    The city of Hollywood requires all vacation rental properties in the City of Hollywood to register and obtain a Vacation Rental License and a State License. Additional requirements include posting additional information onsite and the submission of liability insurance. Property owners are encouraged to review and familiarize themselves with these regulations. For any questions about the Hollywood short term rental regulations or vacation rental license, you can visit the city’s website or contact us.

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    Plantation 

    The City of Plantation defines short term rentals (STR) as any unit or group of units rented to guests more than three times a year for periods of less than thirty days, or one calendar month, whichever is less. The City has established two categories of STR facilities: ‘Owner-Occupied Short Term Rentals (hosted)’ and ‘Vacation Rentals (non-hosted).’ Property owners must apply for an STR Certificate of Compliance for each dwelling unit they rent out as a short term rental. Moreover, non-hosted “Vacation Rental” units must be inspected prior to the initial issue of an STR Certificate of Compliance. For any questions about the Plantation vacation rental license, you can visit the city’s website or contact us.

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    Pembroke Pines

    All hosts in Pembroke Pines must be registered with the State of Florida. Florida law requires owners of new public lodging establishments and new owners of existing establishments to obtain a license from the division before commencing operation. Additionally, the state of Florida requires that all vacation rentals in the state be licensed through the DBPR. For any questions about the Pembroke Pines vacation rental license, you can visit the city’s website or contact us.

     

    Deerfield Beach

    In Deerfield Beach, you are required to register your vacation rental with the City if you rent your residential dwelling unit to transient occupants more than three times annually, for less than 30 days. Vacation rentals are permitted in all residential dwellings, provided they comply with the applicable zoning district regulations. For any questions about the Deerfield Beach short term rental regulations or vacation rental license, you can visit the city’s website or contact us.

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    Sunrise

    The City of Sunrise requires owners of new public lodging establishments and new owners of existing establishments to obtain a license from the division before commencing operation. In addition, the state of Florida requires that all vacation rentals in the state be licensed through the DBPR. For any questions about the Sunrise vacation rental license, you can visit the city’s website or contact us.

     

    Hallandale Beach

    All owners of Vacation Rentals property in Hallandale Beach must obtain an operating license with the City annually. This law applies to all properties (including rooms and guest houses) rented for less than 30 consecutive days. A Business Tax License and a Vacation Rental License are required to operate a rental. For any questions about the Hallandale Beach short term rental regulations or vacation rental license, you can visit the city’s website or contact us.

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    Lighthouse Point

    In the City of Lighthouse Point, a short term rental (STR) is a guest stay in a dwelling unit or group of units for periods of six months or less. Property owners must obtain an annual Transient Rental Certificate of Compliance for each dwelling unit to enable them to operate it as an STR. This Certificate for Transient Rentals is non-transferable. For any questions about the Lighthouse Point short term rental regulations or vacation rental license, you can visit the city’s website, fill the form or contact us.

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    Lauderdale-By-The-Sea

    Lauderdale-By-The-Sea has implemented its regulatory framework for short term rentals booked on Airbnb and other platforms. Property owners or willing to rent their residences as vacation rentals or short term rentals must first apply for a rental certificate from the Town. They must also renew this short term rental certificate annually. Each dwelling unit operating as a vacation rental or short term rental requires a separate rental certificate. For any questions about the Lauderdale-By-The-Sea short term rental regulations or vacation rental license, you can visit the city’s website, fill the form or contact us.

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