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

Welcome to the Short Term Vacation Rental section of the website. So that we can provide you with the most accurate information, please select the button that best describes you.

IMPORTANT UPDATE :

Please be advised that effective September 16, 2019, the City of La Quinta’s 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, please feel free to contact the team at 760-777-7000 or send an email to the following: vacationlq@laquintaca.gov

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 (STR) permit holder.
  • 3.25.050 C – STR permit shall be valid only for the number of bedrooms approved by the city.
  • 3.25.090 E – Three violation of the STR regulations will result in a suspension of STR permit.
  • 3.25.090 F – Fines for STR 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) 

The required documents and frequently asked questions are available below: 

All-Forms  FAQ  Ordinance 572