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Apply For A License
  1. Application
    • Click this link to determine which STR license type you need and to download the short-term rental license application for your type. 
    • Click this link to begin the on-line application process.
  2. $863.80 (non-refundable) Fee 
    • Cash, Check or Money Order Payable to the City of Austin. The application fee is non-refundable. 
    • (Includes $817.00 Application Fee, $45.00 Notification Fee, and $1.80 DSD Technology Fee)
  3. Proof of Property Insurance
    • Declarations, Information or Summary Pages from your Policy
  4. Proof of Payment of City of Austin Hotel Occupancy Taxes (if applicable)
  5. Certificate of Occupancy
Mail to: City of Austin – DSD Code Compliance,   Attn: Finance – STR, PO Box 1088, Austin, TX 78767. OR you may visit our office at 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr., Austin, TX 78752 between 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.