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The Town of Hilton Head Island has passed an ordinance regulating how short-term rentals will operate on the Island. This new ordinance applies to privately owned residential property used as vacation homes and short-term rentals for a rental period of fewer than 30 days.
All business(es) operating in the Town of Hilton Head Island are required to obtain a Town business license. This includes all property rentals such as short-term rentals, long-term rentals, commercial properties RV lots, and boat slips. A business license is an annual tax that is due each year by April 30th. This includes regulations on noise, garbage, and parking. Failure to comply might result in receiving a citation and related fines.
Town of Hilton Head Island Short-term rentals must follow specific Fire Rescue safety requirements. This includes the need for fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, and carbon monoxide detectors to be present in the rental property.
Town of Hilton Head Island short-term rentals are required to follow specific ordinances. This includes regulations on noise, garbage, and parking. Failure to comply might result in receiving a citation and related fines.
Audio Transcript for How to Use th Short-Term Renta Permit Portal Video
In addition to obtaining the Short-Term Rental Permit, Owners of single-family dwellings, only, (condos/villas are exempt) must create a site plan for the rental property showing the locations of the designated parking spaces and trash storage.
Our online site plan generator app allows users to create a site plan that can be save, then uploaded. The video tutorial shows how easy it its to generate a site plan using our app.
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