Short Term Rentals
Short Term Rental is defined as "any dwelling unit that is not a permanent residence and is leased in its entirety or in which a portion of same is leased to one party for periods of less than 30 consecutive days. The location being leased would not be the primary residence of the party leasing the property from the Owner or their designated representative. The term 'party' as used in this definition shall mean one or more persons who as a single group rent a Short Term Rental pursuant to a single reservation and payment."
Pursuant to City Ordinance 22-002 all Short Term Rentals must comply with the following standards:
Must be registered with the Planning & Zoning Office
Must pay business license fee, transient room tax, and employee tax (if applicable) and must be current on all city taxes.
Must be located within R-1 or R-2 zone districts ONLY.
Any person, corporation or legal entity operating a Short Term Rental in the city limits of Stanton shall insure that there are no criminal violations that occur on the property, as part of the use of the Short Term Rental or otherwise.
Any person, corporation or legal entity operating a Short Term Rental in the city limits of Stanton shall insure that there are no nuisance violations associated with, or occurring on, the property on which the rentals are taking place.
Any person, corporation or legal entity operating a Short Term Rental in the City of Stanton agrees to, (upon proper notice and request), to allow the Stanton Zoning Administrator to come onto the property and inspect same, (including the interior of the rental), for the purposes of insuring compliance with the terms of this Ordinance.
Adequate off-street parking shall be required of each Short Term Rental. All parking lots and driveways associated with a Short Term Rental shall be ether paved or properly and adequately graveled No on-street parking shall be allowed for any Short Term Rental. A site not having adequate parking shall be grounds for the City of Stanton to deny a request for a property to be used as a Short Term Rental, or to revoke an existing license.
No Short Term Rental shall have any sign on the property where the rental is located advertising the property as a rental property or providing contact information relative to how the property may be rented. Signs will be permitted showing the address of the property or denoting the location of the property - but shall otherwise comply with all ordinances of the City of Stanton relative to proper size and placement.
Short Term Rental Business License
Short Term Rental business license is not transferrable between owners. In the event a person, corporation or legal entity either sells or transfers a Short Term Rental property, the new owner shall apply for a Short Term Rental business license prior to engaging in any short term rentals.
Annual Business License Fee
$300.00 for first unit
$100.00 for each additional unit
Transient Room Tax
In addition to business license, you must also pay a 3% transient room tax, this tax is to be paid monthly. Powell County also assesses a 3% transient room tax which is to be paid separately to the County.