STR Business License Fees & Penalties

STR Business License Fees

The annual STR fee/occupation tax is based on the maximum overnight occupancy formula, as defined by the STR ordinance. The fee is $50 per person, per year, based on the maximum overnight occupancy authorized by the STR business license.The minimum fee is $200.

STR licenses are valid for the calendar year in which they are issued. STR licenses issued during any part of any calendar year must be renewed the succeeding year. Annual License fees are due on January 1. Late fees will apply.

STR Penalties

  • $1,000 for the first offense or violation
  • $2,000 for the second offense or violation
  • $4,000 for each subsequent offense or violation
  • If a prohibited action continuous in respect to time, the fine or penalty for allowing the continuance shall be $500 for each day it is unlawfully continued

In addition, the City Manager or his/her designee may also order the disconnection of municipal water service to any person, firm or corporation who violates any provision of the City's building and development codes. This includes, but is not limited to, failure to secure proper permits, failure to obtain required inspections and/or commencement of operations, business or structure occupancy prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy. (Ord. No. 4887, §1, 7-3-00).