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The purpose of requiring short-term rental (STR) registration is to ensure that STRs operate in a manner that maintains the quality of life in residential neighborhoods. By requiring STR property owners to register, the city will be aware of where STRs operate, have swift access to contact information for operators and ensure that STRs operate in a manner compliant with Irving’s codes and state law.
All single-family homes used as STRs must register.
Yes, anyone with 50 percent or more ownership interest in a property used as a STR must provide their information as an additional owner on the STR registration form. No additional fee applies to add second owner information.
The City of Irving already has a multifamily licensing and inspection program in place.
The registration fee is $200 annually. This is in addition to the required Hotel Occupancy Tax.
The fee helps to cover the cost of administering the program, paying for staff, technology and supplies.
Yes, STR registration can be denied if the required information and payment are not provided, or if the proposed short-term rental activity violates zoning, building or other laws.
For one year from the date of registration. STR property owners must register annually.
There are no registration fee refunds for STR properties.
No. Inspections are not required as part of this program.
Failure to register a STR may result in a notice of violation by the City of Irving Code Enforcement Department, and citations may be issued if the property is not registered as required. Fines for failure to register a STR can be up to $500 a day.
Registration opens Aug. 1, 2022, and all STRs must be registered by Oct. 1, 2022.
STR operators will receive a renewal notice 60 days before their registration expires, and registration must be renewed within one year of the original registration.