New Short Term Rental Permit Application

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SHORT TERM RENTAL (30 DAYS OR LESS) APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

This application and all required associated documents shall be submitted via email to shorttermrentals@coloradosprings.gov. This application must be completed in full and accompanied by the following information and updated within 3 days in the event of changes:

  • Completed Short Term Rental Application (all 6 pages)
  • Proof of primary residence – this can be satisfied by providing one of the following: valid driver’s license or State I.D. Card, valid vehicle registration, military I.D, conceal carry permit, dependent’s school registration. Mail does not count as proof of residency. City Staff reserves the right to ask for additional proof of residency upon request.
  • $119 permit fee. The fee shall be paid via credit card or electronic check at the link provided https://appengine.egov.com/apps/co/cospringsshorttermrentals. Payment will not be accepted over the phone or in-person.
  • Signed Short Term Rental Affidavit
  • Proof of at least $500,000 in liability insurance (Proof can be provided by hosting platform contract acknowledging insurance coverage through the platform i.e. AirBnb/VRBO, policy information, or other documentation)
  • The Planning & Community Development Department may require additional information for this application as needed.

If you are listing two (2) separate units on a property (e.g. unit in your back yard, and a room within your house) you will need two (2) separate permit applications and will need to pay two (2) separate permit fees.

In the permitting of the short term rental permit, the Manager, Planning Commission or City Council shall have authority to require such reasonable conditions as necessary to protect the public health, safety and general welfare and to ensure that the use, value and qualities of the neighborhood surrounding the proposed location will not be adversely affected.