Short Term Rentals



Contact: Greg Smith, Code Compliance Director
Email: [bot protected email address]
Phone: 505-955-6957

Land Use Department Launches Citizen Self Service Portal-Available for Short Term Rental Applications
SANTA FE, January 6, 2020— Starting January 6, 2020, Short Term Rental (STR) Applicants will be able to apply online through the Citizen Self Service (CSS) Portal. CSS is a customer facing portal that provides constituents with online access to the Land Use Department’s applications and information. With a CSS account, owners or property managers can fill out new STR applications, upload supporting documents, and receive invoices all online, from the comfort and convenience of home or office.
The CSS portal is part of a continued effort to modernize our practices and improve customer service by providing residents with the latest online tools and technology. Over the coming year we plan to expand CSS public access to include applications for permitting and business licensing.

Please follow the link below to register for a CSS account and apply for a new STR permit.

For any questions on renewal process see land use website. Renewals cannot be done on-line at this time.



City of Santa Fe Short Term Rentals

A short-term rental or vacation rental is any dwelling unit rented for less than 30 calendar days. All short-term rentals are required to obtain a Business Registration, a Short-Term Rental Permit or Registration and comply with all the provisions of the city code § 14-6.2(A) SFCC 1987 & § 14-6.2(A) SFCC 2016-20. 

  • A Permit is required when the Short-Term Rental unit is located within a Residential zoned area.
  • A Registration is required when the Short-Term Rental unit is located in a Non-Residential zoned area.

Should you have any questions, concerns or complaints, please contact the Short-Term Rental Office by phone at (505) 955-HOME (4663) or by email at [bot protected email address]. Please allow up to 24 hours for responses. 

Our normal hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm.


The first step to obtain a Short-Term Rental Permit is to complete an application.  As part of that application you will be required to notify the neighbors located within 200 feet of the short term rental.

Police Contact Information:

  • If you have an emergency please dial 911.
  • For non-emergency concerns please call (505) 428-3710.

Mailing Address
City of Santa Fe Land Use Department
Attn: Short-Term Rental Office
PO Box 909
Santa Fe, NM 87504-909

Physical Address
City of Santa Fe Land Use Department
Short-Term Rental Office 
200 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 


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