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Code Compliance

Vacation Rental Renewal

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The Vacation Rental Certificate expires on September 30th of every year, for which the renewal deadline is the 1st of August.  The City of Fort Lauderdale Business Tax License also expires on that same day every year, for which only a renewal fee is required to renew.  The City Business tax renewal fee is $157.50 and can be paid separately or simultaneously with the Vacation rental renewal fee. 

A $75.00 LATE FEE WILL BE ISSUED TO ANY VACATION RENTAL RENEWAL APPLICATIONS THAT ARE NOT SUBMITTED OR COMPLETELY SUBMITTED BY THE RENEWAL DEADLINE. 

ANY APPLICATION THAT HAS NOT BEEN COMPLETELY SUBMITTED AND PAID FOR BY THE EXPIRATION DATE WILL BE TREATED AS A NEW APPLICATION, FOR WHICH THE FEE WILL BE $350.00 AND AN INSPECTION WILL BE REQUIRED OF ALL REGISTRATIONS INCLUDING OWNER OCCUPIED (HOMESTEAD EXEMPTED) PROPERTIES.

RENEWAL PROCESS

NON-OWNER OCCUPIED

OWNER-OCCUPIED (HOMESTEAD EXEMPTED)

1. Submit a complete and notarized vacation rental renewal application/affidavit with your renewed/current State and County licenses  and proof of ownership to vacationrental@fortlauderdale.gov.

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2. The renewal fee will be issued once a complete renewal application is received.  An email will be sent back to the applicant with their City of Fort Lauderdale Business Tax ID number and the link to pay.  $160.00  $80.00

3. A Code Inspector will reach out to schedule an inspection once the applicant has sent a confirmation of payment to vacationrental@fortlauderdale.gov. Utilize the Inspection Checklist and the Inspection Guide to prepare for the inspection.

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4. A Certificate of Compliance will be issued within shortly after passing your inspection. Owner-occupied properties will receive their certificate after confirmation of payment is received.

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RENEWAL APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

INSPECTION DOCUMENTS

 


 

 

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