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NEW IN 2020 - Click here for the Short-Term Vacation Rental Online Portal!!



Residents have the right to call a 24/7 hotline to report STVR violations at (760) 777-7157 


Please be advised that effective September 16, 2019, the City of La Quinta Short-Term Vacation Rental annual registration/renewal fee will be increased to $205 per property. The business license fee will remain the same. We will begin enforcing this change on October 01, 2019. New applications, and registration renewal forms postmarked after that date will be subject to the fee increase.

Should you have any questions, you can make an appointment to meet with the Short Term Vacation Rental team, or please feel free to contact the team at 760-777-7000 or send an email to the

The City of La Quinta Short-Term Vacation Rental Program requirements were amended effective August 17, 2018:

  • 3.25.040 B – Property owner to be the Short-Term Vacation Rental (STVR) permit holder.
  • 3.25.050 C – STVR permit shall be valid only for the number of bedrooms approved by the city.
  • 3.25.090 E – Three violation of the STVR regulations will result in a suspension of STVR permit.
  • 3.25.090 F – Fines for STVR violations have increased to range from $500 - $5,000.

The adopted Short-term vacation rental ordinance can also be found on our website HERE. (Choose Title 3 then Chapter 3.25 SHORT-TERM VACATION RENTALS) 

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