Short-term Rental Information
Carpinteria's new Short-Term Rental (STR) regulations went into effect July 1,
What's the same?
A license is required to operate both kinds of STR
(30 days or fewer) in a Residential
--Vacation Rental-VR - (owner on-site)
--Home Stay-HS - (owner on-site)
Any STR in a Commercial Zone requires a permit
Want to Know More? Click Below:
STR License Application (for VR or HS in Residential Zone)
Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) Remittance Form (due quarterly even if $0 TOT collected; see schedule below)
Ordinance No. 708 - the City's STR ordinance, adopted April 2017
STR Administrative Policies and Procedures
The City is currently accepting applications for Short-Term Vacation Rentals in VROD areas A, B and C.
The City is accepting Home Stay applications in all residential zones.
TOT remittance forms are due as follows:
|City of Carpinteria Fiscal Year Quarters
||TOT Remittance Due No Later Than
|July 1 - September 30
|October 1 - December 31
|January 1 - March 31
|April 1 - June 30