*STAKEHOLDER MEETING DATES*
- May 12, 2020 425 N Civic Drive, Palm Springs - 4:00 PM
- August 11, 2020 425 N Civic Drive, Palm Springs - 4:00 PM
- November 10, 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!
3/25/20- The City has received concerns and questions regarding the order of Emergency Moratorium regarding Vacation Rentals, Homeshares & Hotels due to the spread of Coronavirus. Below is clarification issued by the State and the County of Riverside. This order sets out specific criteria which is highlighted below. To view the entire COVID-19 FAQ concerning State and Local orders, please visit the following link: COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions Concerning State and Local Orders.
On March 30, 2020, the County of Riverside’s Health Officer and the Emergency Services Director issued an Amended Order concerning Short-Term Lodging Facilities. The Amended Order identifies that the Short-Term Lodging restrictions shall be in place effective immediately and will remain in effect until April 30, 2020,pending further Order of the Public Health Officer
Are short-term rentals, vacation rentals, timeshares, hotels, motels and other short-term lodgings allowed to continue operating?
Yes, but only under very limited circumstances. The following uses are permitted:
1.Short-term lodging facilities (including short-term rentals, vacation rentals, timeshares, hotels, motels, and other short-term lodgings) which are used for COVID-19 mitigation and containment measures:
A. Lodging to protect the homeless population
B. Lodging for persons who have been displaced and cannot return to their residence because there is a person residing at the residence that must isolate or quarantine or is at a higher risk of severe illness
C. Lodging for persons who need to isolate or quarantine
2. Short-term lodging facilities (including short-term rentals, vacation rentals, timeshares, hotels, motels, and other short-term lodgings) which are used to house essential workers
I run a short-term rental/hotel/motel and I have a guest already on the property. Do I have to send them home?
Guests who are already in the rental may stay until the original booking end date, but the booking may not be extended beyond the original date ending their stay unless they are: (1) homeless; (2) persons who have been displaced and cannot return to their residence because there is a person residing at the residence that must isolate or quarantine or is at a higher risk of severe illness; (3) persons who need to isolate or quarantine; or (4) essential workers.
On March 24, 2020 the City Manager clarified the City and State of California moratorium declaring vacation rentals, homeshares and/or other lodging facilities such as hotels, are not allowed to operate within City limits unless they are being used for mitigation and containment measures related to the spread of Covid-19, otherwise known as coronavirus. To view the news release and order, please select the links below.
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 - $410.00
- Administrative Appeals Board - Appeal Fee - $802.00
- Transfer Fee - $153.00
VACATION RENTAL HOTLINE 24/7
If you need to report an active complaint about a Vacation Rental/Homeshare or event house in your neighborhood, please call:
- 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)
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).