Short Term Rental Permits

STR Permit Application and Guide
Supplemental STR Application Documents 
Submit Your STR Application Online Through 
  1. Prepare all required documents as noted in the STR Application Guide
  2. Review the Step-by-Step Instructions for Online Submittal for submitting your application online.
  3. Go To to create a user account
  4. On, click on the "Short Term Rentals" tab to start the submittal process
STR Home Inspections - What You Can Expect and Prepare For
Virtual STR Workshop

Virtual STR Workshop

Next Workshop Date & Time TBD
Attend a virtual workshop on Zoom for a presentation on the STR permit application process and Q&A with staff.
Zoom Meeting Link: (will become available as workshops are scheduled)
Zoom Meeting ID

Submit STR Application Starting May 1st

Submit your STR Application through  You must create an account at to submit all required documents.
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Washoe County Planning Staff is currently creating and developing the online permitting process for Short Term Rental Permits.  Guidelines, tutorials and application information will become available here soon.


Grace Period
Due to the high-volume of property owners wishing to obtain an STR Permit at the same time, a 3-month grace period will be implimented to help everyone navigate the new permitting process.  

STR Permit Applications will be accepted online through starting May 1, 2021.  Detailed infomration regarding this process will be available through "Guidlines" and "Tutorials" which will become available on this webstie.

Written step-by-step guildelines will be available on this website, listing all documentation and forms necessary to begin the STR Permitting Process. 

Current Guides Available

Short video tutorials to help walk you through the STR permitting and application process will be available on this website.