Vacation Rental License
The City of Hollywood has approved new regulations for properties being used as vacation rentals. Vacation rentals are classified as any individually or collectively owned single family house or dwelling unit that is also a Transient Public Lodging Establishment and is located in an area zoned RS and RM. Transient Public Lodging Establishments are rented to guests more than three times a year for periods of less than 30 days. These properties are required to have a Vacation Rental License.
The Vacation Rental License is only required for properties that are zoned RS and RM. You can check your property's zoning by visiting the Broward County Property Appraiser's website.
Vacation Rental License Fees (R-2017-177)
Vacation Rental License Regulations
The fee is $500 for the new applications. Thereafter, the fee for renewals is $350, which runs from October 1 - September 30.
Applications can be downloaded, or obtained by contacting:
Chief Civic Affairs Officer
To submit an application in person, please contact Ms. Mertens-Black to make an appointment. To mail in an application, please mail the documents and applicable payment to:
City of Hollywood
City Manager's Office
P.O. Box 229045
2600 Hollywood Boulevard, Room 419
Hollywood, FL 33020-9045
Attention: Lorie Mertens-Black
PROPERTIES WITH APPROVED VACATION RENTAL LICENSES
Please click the map below to view approved Vacation Rental Licenses:
The annual renewal period to register to renew a Vacation Rental license is fast approaching. For each vacation rental, the annual renewal term runs from October 1 to September 30.
CITY OF HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA
Vacation Rentals Registration for Renewals and New Licenses
Accepting Applications for Vacation Rentals License Renewals and New Licenses
New Term Begins on October 1, 2017
Also being accepted are applications for new Vacation Rental Licenses that would become effective October 1, 2017. Residential properties must meet the requirements of Hollywood’s Code to renew or obtain a new Vacation Rental License.
Application forms are available at www.hollywoodfl.org. Should you require additional information, have questions, or would like to schedule a meeting to discuss your Vacation Rental Property please contact Lorie Mertens-Black, Chief Civic Affairs Officer at 954.921.3201.
Please refer to City of Hollywood code section 72.158(G)(1) for information on valet service in residential areas:
Information on Valet Service
(1) Valet service; residential. Valet service may be provided for noncommercial uses, including private functions in residentially zoned areas. Valet operators must meet the following criteria:
(a) Valet operator must obtain a zero street address local business tax receipt through the Department of Financial Services;
(b) Zero street address local business tax receipt is only permitted for use in areas zoned residential;
(c) Zero street addresses may not be simultaneously or concurrently used in multiple residential locations;
(d) Valet operators must complete a valet parking permit application form and submit this form to the Office of Parking & Intergovernmental Affairs at least three days prior to the scheduled event