Vacation Rentals

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The Vacation Rental Ordinance 2.0 draft is being updated and will be available soon.  



 Future Meetings: 

  • August 14, 2019                425 N Civic Drive, Palm Springs - 4:00 PM
  • November 12, 2019         425 N Civic Drive, Palm Springs - 4:00 PM
  • February 11, 2020            425 N Civic Drive, Palm Springs - 4:00 PM
  • May 12. 2020                     425 N Civic Drive, Palm Springs - 4:00 PM

Everyone in our community is a Stakeholder and is welcome to attend.  We are pleased with the great turnout at the Stakeholder meetings, and all of the collaboration.  Thank you!


On June 5, 2019, The City Council of the City of Palm Springs adopted Resolution No. 24622 modifying certain user fees and charges.   Specifically for Vacation Rental and Homeshares, the following fees will be effective on July 5, 2019:

  • Vacation Rental - New Registration Fee - $944.00
  • Vacation Rental - Annual Renewal Fee - $944.00
  • Homeshare - New Registration Fee - $236.00
  • Homeshare - Annual Renewal Fee - $236.00
  • Land Use Permit (LUP) Fee for Estate Homes - $273.00
  • Administrative Appeals Board - Appeal Fee - $802.00

Click Here for Copy of the Fee Increase Letter

Click Here to view Comprehensive Fees Schedule


  If you need to report an active complaint about a Vacation Rental/Homeshare or event house in your neighborhood, please call:

#(760) 322-8383

  • Call during the event
  • Please do not call the Police in a non emergency situation
  • Provide Vacation Rental property address
  • Describe the disturbance
  • Allowing access to your yard will help us witness any violation
  • Let us know if you want a call back with a resolution

Guests need to be good neighbors - to see the Good Neighbor Brochure they receive, click here

Important Vacation Rental/Homeshare Information


(Please Note:  Your City ID # is different than your TOT # - TOT # is used for reporting and paying Transient Occupancy Taxes)

*REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE RENEWALS* for all renewals after January 1, 2018, you must complete the new Application.  Please plan accordingly and submit your Application at least 45 days prior to the expiration of your current Certificate.  

 See the Good Neighbor Brochure that includes the following:

There is no outside amplified noise (i.e., music) allowed at any Vacation Rental or Homeshare property while being rented. Music must be fully contained within the property at all times.

Parking -  Total vehicles allowed is based on number of bedrooms at a rental property; anytime of day.  See the chart below.  Vehicles are allowed to be parked in the garage, driveway or on the street. Vehicles may not  block driveways or mailboxes. 

Occupancy and parking -Limits are based on the number of bedrooms at property. (2 children  age 12 or under are permitted as well and are in addition to Total Overnight Occupants listed in the chart below).


 Event House information is available from the Planning Department by clicking here

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