Short Term Rentals


The city established the Bed & Breakfast Ordinance and Short Term Rental Ordinance to provide standards for home-based short term rentals in Grass Valley.     

Check the Zoning for a property to learn if bed & breakfasts, short term, and/or vacation home rentals are an allowed use, or if approval of a Minor Use Permit is required.   

Compliance Agreement & TOT

All short term and vacation home rentals are required to submit a compliance agreement.

This is not required for Bed & Breakfasts. 

Short Term Rental Compliance Agreement

Vacation Home Rental Compliance Agreement

Transient Occupancy Tax 

Minor Use Permit 

Bed & Breakfasts in certain zones within the city require approval of a Minor Use Permit.

All vacation home rentals in the city require approval of a Minor Use Permit.

Universal Planning Application

Minor Use Permit

Parking Requirements  

  • Bed & Breakfasts & Short Term Rentals – 1 space for each guest room, plus 2 spaces for the manager or owner.
  • Vacation Rental Homes (if owner or manager do not occupy the home) – 1 space per each guest room.

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