Short-Term Rental License Application

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Short-Term Rental Application

The application process requires the following 5 documents:

It is the duty of each Short-Term Rental property licensee to ensure all information provided in a license application is kept up to date at all times, and it shall be unlawful for a licensee to fail to provide updated information to the Town within ten (10) days after the date upon which the information provided is no longer accurate.

You must have the following financial and rental information ready to complete the application process:

If you have not remitted Frisco sales and lodging taxes in the past, you must have the following rental history and financial information from January 2017 – present, in order to complete the application process. If you have been remitting sales and lodging tax under the previous process and business license, then please just put zeros in each field, as you should not be charged for sales and lodging tax twice.

  • Monthly total taxable sales
  • Number of nights occupied per month
  • Number of nights available per month
  • Monthly average nightly rate

Change in Information?

It is the duty of each Short-Term Rental property licensee to ensure all information provided is kept up to date at all times, and it shall be unlawful for a licensee to fail to provide updated information to the Town within ten (10) days after the date upon which the information provided is no longer accurate. You must contact STR Support Staff for the following changes:

  • Contact Information Change – . If any of your information has changed you must contact STR Support Staff, please email.
  • Property Sold – No license shall be transferrable and no license is valid as to any person or entity other than the person or entity named thereon, excepting spouses and partners in civil union. If you have sold your property, you must contact STR Support Staff – please email.
  • Responsible Agent Change– If you currently have a Town of Frisco Short-Term Rental License and you have a change in Responsible Agent you must complete a new Responsible Agent Form and must contact STR Support Staff, please email. STR Support Staff will assist with updating the STR Registration and will generate a new STR Certificate. You do not need to re-apply or pay a fee to make a registration change.
  • Responsible Tax Filer Change – If you currently have a Town of Frisco Short-Term Rental License and you have a change in who is responsible for remitting the Frisco Sales and Lodging monthly taxes (4.35%) you must complete a new Responsible Agent Form and must contact STR Support staff, please email. STR Support Staff will assist with updating the STR Registration.

STR Annual Renewal Cycle (March 1 – April 30)

  • STR license renewal period occurs annually from March 1- April 30.
  • Please take note per the STR Ordinance, all STR Licenses expire on April 30th each year. It is not based upon when you apply or are approved.
  • Depending on when you apply, this could affect how many months your license is active before having to renew. The application fee is not prorated.
  • If you do not renew by the deadline, then your STR license expires. You must reapply for a new STR license at that time if you wish to Short-Term Rent.

Good Neighbor Guidelines (new June 1, 2020)

The Good Neighbor Guidelines are a code of ethics that visitors should follow to avoid negative impacts on the community. The document contains guidance on topics such as parking, wildfire prevention, respecting neighbors, trash and recycling.

The guidelines must be posted in a prominent location inside your rental home so that visitors will see them. Download the Good Neighbor Guidelines.