Short Term Rental Regulations

The Salida City Council and Planning Commission have worked to establish regulations for Short-Term Rental housing within the City of Salida.  On April 18, 2017, the City Council adopted new regulations for Short-Term Rental housing within the City of Salida.  These regulations became effective on May 21, 2017.

The regulations allow for a limited number of licenses to be issued based upon specific calculations and spacing requirements prescribed by City Ordinances.  The standards can be viewed in the following attachment.

Standards

Licenses will be issued on a first come-first served basis for completed applications that are received on and after June 8, 2017.

The initial license fees and the renewal license fees are established by resolution of City Council.  The application for both licenses can be found at the following link.  Self-inspections are acceptable and required for licensing.  The self-inspection form is included with the application form.

Short-Term Rental Application and Inspection Checklist v5

New Short Term Rental applications for all Residential and Industrial Zone Districts are required to submit General Development and Administrative Review Applications to the Community Development Department for review and processing.  The fees are established by resolution of City Council.  The General Development and Administrative Review Applications can be found at the following links respectively.

General Development Application

Administrative Review Application

An occupation tax is levied on the business of leasing or renting of rooms or other accommodations within the City of Salida, for less than thirty (30) consecutive days.  The CO Sales Tax License Number needs to be obtained from the State of Colorado.  This can be found at the following link.

CO state website tax license application

Occupational Taxes are due on a quarterly basis directly to the City of Salida.   If no rooms were rented for a specific quarter, a form needs filled out with zeros for that quarter.  The Lodging Occupational Tax Form is found on the main page (at the bottom) in the City of Salida site.  The due dates for the return and payment of Occupational Lodging taxes for Short Term Rentals are listed below.

QUARTER       REPORTING PERIOD         DUE DATE
1                         January – March                   April 25th
2                         April – June                            July 25th
3                         July – September                  October 25th
4                         October – December            January 25th