Vacation Home Rentals (VHRs)

For current COVID-19 restrictions, visit the California Blueprint for a Safer Economy website. State industry guidance for hotels, lodging and short term rentals provides detailed information for Vacation Rentals. 

Permitting Process for New VHRs

A VHR is defined as an entire property rented for fewer than 30 consecutive calendar days. A VHR permit is required for all properties meeting the definition of a VHR (entire home). New Vacation Home Rental Permits are not allowed in residential areas. 

How do I get a new or renewal permit for a non-residential area?

Contact Info

VHRs in Non-Residential Areas: (530) 542-6071 

Qualified VHRs and Hosted Rentals: (530) 542-6011;,

VHR Enforcement: (530) 542-7474.

VHR Investigator: (530) 542-6071 (during business hours).