Short Term Rentals

As of January 1, 2017, Arizona law allows for homes to be used as short-term rentals (A.R.S. §9-500.39). Please use the following information to know more about short term rentals in Flagstaff.

The City is in the process of implementing a short term rental license.  The new license process is expected to launch November 2023. Please review the Short Term Rental License page for further details. 

The following applies to current registration requirements.

Owner Information

State law requires owners of short-term rentals to provide the city with an emergency contact.

If you have received a notice, please follow the registration instructions in the letter. If you have not received a notice yet, or plan to start renting, please email with your address and contact information so we may activate your property. 

Read about the responsibilities for properties like safety, tax license, and compliance here. 

Neighbors’ Information

As a neighbor to a short-term rental, read about your rights here

The city is collecting feedback on issues with short term rentals via: 

Frequently Asked Questions

Read these frequently asked questions to learn about things like the definition of short term rentals, what can and can't be used as a short term rental, and paying sales tax.

Register Your Short Term Rental Here

Report a Short Term Rental Concern