Beginning January 3, 2022, Collier County will require registration of “short-term vacation rentals.” This includes any “habitable space . . . for a term of six months or less. . . . .” unless exempted under state law. To view the Ordinance, click here.
Some may recall that Collier County had a similar rental registration ordinance between 1996 and 2010. The old rental registration requirement was annual beginning in 1999, and a yearly fee was required. The new registration is a one-time requirement (although changes to ownership or the owner’s designated contact person must be reported to the County within ten days).
What do short-term property owners need to do to comply?
In most cases, to have a “code-compliant” rental in unincorporated Collier County, an owner must: Continue Reading New Collier County Short-Term Rental Registration Begins January 2022