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Short-Term Rental Type and Required Submittals

Apply for a new Short-Term Rental Permit/Registration

Renew a Short-Term Rental Permit/Registration


Short Term Rental Type and Required Submittals

Important information to know about the Permit / Registration application process:

Before starting the application process, please review the required submittals listed below categorized by Short-Term Rental type. When submitting your application, please make sure to include all of the required documents; failure to do so will result in an incomplete application and will be rejected.

Short Term Rental Type and Required Submittals

A.      Accessory Dwelling Unit in compliance with §14-6.2A(5)(b)(i).

1  Proof of ownership (deed or latest property tax record) of short term rental unit

1  Site plan to scale showing all buildings and parking (i.e. improvements survey)

1  Floor plan to scale showing all bedrooms

1  Proof of compliance with §14-6.3(C)(1) Accessory Dwelling Units

1  Proof of property insurance that identifies the dwelling unit as a rental unit

 

B.      Residential Unit §14-6.2A(5)(b)(iii).

1  Proof of ownership (deed or latest property tax record) of short term rental unit

1  Site plan to scale showing all buildings and parking

1  Floor plan to scale showing all bedrooms

1  Proof of ownership (deed or latest property tax record) of property

1  Proof of property insurance that identifies the dwelling unit as a rental unit

 

C.   Resort Unit in compliance with §14-6.2A(5)(b)(ii).

1  Proof of special exception approval for development prior to 01/30/08

1  Proof of ownership (deed or latest property tax record) of short term rental unit

1  Site plan to scale showing all buildings and parking

1  Floor plan to scale showing all bedrooms

1  Proof of property insurance that identifies the dwelling unit as a rental unit

 

D.      Non-Residentially or Commercially Zoned in compliance with §14-6.2A(6) and 14-6.2A(7).

1  Proof of ownership (deed or latest property tax record) of short term rental unit

1  Site plan to scale showing all buildings and parking

1  Floor plan to scale showing all bedrooms

1  Proof of property insurance that identifies the dwelling unit as a rental unit

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Application Process

 

Step 1: Submit Application & Make Payment

There are 3 application submittal options to choose from: Online, Mail-In or Hand-Deliver. There is a one-time application processing fee of $100 that is required at the time of submission. Please note: this is a non-refundable fee. A Short-Term Rental staff member will review your application and will contact you by phone or by the email address you indicated on your application if anything is missing.

Please make sure to include all of the required submittals listed above.

Create an Application Online

Please create a user account so that you can track the application progress. Once you have created an account you will be directed to a page that askes “How can we help you?” In the field please type Short-Term and select the Short-Term Rental Application; the application will be displayed.

Please complete and submit the online application. Once submitted a confirmation page will be displayed directing you to upload the required submittals. Once completed, please call the Short-Term Rental Office and make payment over the phone by Credit Card.
  

Send Application by Mail

Print and fill in: Downloadable Application

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

Submit In Person

Print and fill in: Downloadable Application

Hand deliver to:
City of Santa Fe Land Use Department
Short-Term Rental Office
Second Floor Room F
200 Lincoln Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501

 

Payment Options:

  • Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover)
    • By phone after online application is submitted or in person.
  • Cash (in person)
  • Check or Money Order made payable to the City of Santa Fe (by mail)

 

Step 2: Zoning, Water Conservation and Fire Inspections

Once the application has been reviewed and approved a Short-Term Rental staff person will contact you to schedule the Zoning and Water Conservation inspection. Please note: you will be required to schedule the Fire inspection separately. Please contact the Fire Prevention Division at (505) 955-3310 or [bot protected email address]. In preparation, please review the Short-Term Rental fire inspection requirements.

 

Step 3: Pay Permit/Registration Fee

Once all the required inspections have been approved, a Short-Term Rental staff person will notify you that you are now eligible to purchase a Short-Term Rental permit or registration based on the type of unit you have applied for. Please review the chart below:

 

Type

Permit Fee

A.

Accessory Dwelling Unit §14-6.2(A)(5)(b)(i)

A principal dwelling unit or an accessory dwelling unit in which the property-owner occupies either the principal dwelling unit or accessory dwelling unit and rents the other unit.

$325 per year

B.

Residential Unit §14-6.2(A)(5)(b)(iii)

A dwelling unit being used for short-term rentals in Residentially Zoned Districts.

$325 per year

C.

Resort Unit §14-6.2(A)(6)(a)(ii)

Short-term rental units located in a development containing resort facilities approved pursuant to a special exception prior to January 30, 2008, which are owned in common by the owners within the development.

$100 per year

D.

Non-Residentially and Commercially Zoned Units §14-6.2(A)(6) and 14-6.2(A)(7)

A dwelling unit being used for a short-term rental located in a non-residential or commercially zoned district.

$100 per year

Fees include a Business License fee of $35.00

 

Step 4: Display the Permit/Registration

After the Short-Term Rental Permit/Registration fee has been paid the permit/registration will be mailed to the address you indicated on your application. Please note: you are required to have proof of the Short-Term Rental permit/registration, business license, and Zoning & Water Conservation and Fire inspection available on the Short-Term Rental property at all times.

 

Step 5: Public Notification and Mailing Requirements

Within 10 days, from the date the Short-Term Rental permit/registration is issued, you are required to mail a notice by first class mail to the home owners within two hundred (200) feet of your Short-Term Rental property. A Short-Term Rental staff member will provide you with instruction on how to obtain the mailing addresses.

The notice must contain the name and phone number of the owner/operator who will be available twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week (24-7) to respond to complaints regarding the operation or occupancy of the short-term rental. The notice shall also include the name and phone number of the city staff persons responsible for enforcing the Short-Term Rental city code.  Copies of all required mailing lists must be provided to the Short-Term Rental Office within ten days of the mailing date.

Please use the Short-Term Rental Notification Form.

Failure to notify neighbors as described above is subject to penalties and prosecution pursuant to §14-6.2(A)(5)(f) SFCC 1987.

If you have additional questions please contact the Short-Term Rental Office by phone at (505) 955-HOME (4663) or by email at [bot protected email address].

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Renew your Short-Term Rental Permit/Registration

 

Step 1: Renewal Notices

The Short-Term Rental office will mail renewal notices in December to the address you indicated on your most recent application. Please note: it is your responsibility to provide us with the correct and up to date contact information.

Renewal application and payment are due between January 1 and March 15 of each calendar year. Payments received after March 15, are subject to a late fee of $50.00. Please note: If the renewal application and payment is not received by March 20 the permit reverts back to the Land Use Department and the Applicant must reapply.

 

Step 2: Complete & Submit Your Renewal Application

You have 3 renewal options to choose from:

Renew an Application Online

Please log in using your existing user account, click on the submitted option, click on More Details; your initial application will be displayed. Please review for accuracy. If you have any changes to make please scroll down to the comment section and add your changes in this field.

 

Send Renewal by Mail

Print and fill in: Downloadable Application

Please print and complete the application with any changes. Please mail the application and payment to the address listed below.

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

 

Submit In Person

Print and fill in: Downloadable Application

Please print and complete the application with any changes. Please hand deliver the application and payment to the address listed below.

Hand deliver to: 
City of Santa Fe Land Use Department
Short-Term Rental Office
Second Floor Room F
200 Lincoln Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501

 

Step 3: Make Payment

Payment Options:

  • Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover)
    • By phone after online application is submitted or in person.
  • Cash (in person)
  • Check or Money Order made payable to the City of Santa Fe (by mail)

 

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