Occupancy restriction

Two guests per bedroom, plus Two additional guests

Length of Stay
29 days or less
Registration & Licensing Fees
A one time fee of ($150) A recurring fee of ($75)
Licenses or Permits Required
Yes, a license or permit is required
Property Inspection
No, inspections are not required
Guest Record
Yes, should be kept minimum of 2 years
Zoning

1. Zoning district: Short-term rentals are typically subject to the zoning laws that apply to the specific district in which they are located. For example, short-term rentals in residential zones may have different regulations than those in commercial zones.

2. Permitted uses: Zoning laws may specify which types of uses are permitted in a particular zoning district. Short-term rentals may be permitted in some zones but not others.

3. Occupancy limits: Zoning laws may limit the number of people who can occupy a short-term rental property at one time, which can affect the number of guests that hosts can accommodate.

4. Parking requirements: Zoning laws may require hosts to provide a certain number of parking spaces for guests or limit the number of vehicles that can be parked on the property.

5. Noise and nuisance regulations: Zoning laws may regulate noise levels and other nuisances that could affect neighboring properties.

6. Safety regulations: Zoning laws may require hosts to comply with safety regulations, such as having adequate fire safety equipment or providing emergency contact information for guests.

7. Building codes: Zoning laws may require short-term rental properties to meet certain building codes, such as those related to electrical and plumbing systems

Occupancy taxes and fees

Lodging and sales tax (11%)

Insurance requirement

Yes, $500,000

Does any Building, Health & Safety Regulation affects STR?

Yes, there are regulations for STR

Parking Requirement

Adequate parking must be provided for guests

Advertising Requirement

Yes, license number is required for advertisement

Noise regulation

Yes, Quiet time is between 10:00 pm - 7:00 am

Neighbor Notification

Hosts are not required to notify neighbors

Limitation on number of STR owned

No, there are no limitations

Regulations on hosting events or parties in STR

Yes, there are regulations on hosting events or parties

Regulations on hosting events or parties in STR

Yes, there are regulations on hosting events or parties

Hosting events regulations
Restrictions on number of reservations

No, there are no restrictions

Waste disposal regulations

Yes, there are specific waste disposal regulations

Accessibility Requirement

Yes, there are accessibility requirements

waste disposal regulations
Waste disposal regulations

Yes, there are specific waste disposal regulations

Emergency Contact Information

Yes, it is required

What is short term rental?

A short-term rental in Cheyenne is a type of lodging arrangement where a property is rented out for a temporary period, typically for 29 days and less.

Are there STR regulations that affect property owners?

Yes, there are regulations that affect property owners

Is there any short-term rental-related tax?

Yes, there are several taxes that may be applicable to short-term rentals in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Is it only individuals that are permitted to operate short-term rental?

Yes, individuals are permitted to operate short-term rental businesses in Cheyenne, Wyoming, but there are local regulations that must be followed.

What are the procedures and requirement for the neighborhood approval?

There is no procedure or requirement for neighborhood approval in Cheyenne but it is recommended that hosts familiarize with neighbors and comply with expectations.

Do I need a neighborhood approval?

No, there were no specific requirements for neighborhood approval for short-term rentals in Cheyenne.

Building, Health & Safety Regulation
Which of these taxes does Airbnb or other booking company collect?
What zoning laws affect Short Term Rentals?

1. Zoning district: Short-term rentals are typically subject to the zoning laws that apply to the specific district in which they are located. For example, short-term rentals in residential zones may have different regulations than those in commercial zones.

2. Permitted uses: Zoning laws may specify which types of uses are permitted in a particular zoning district. Short-term rentals may be permitted in some zones but not others.

3. Occupancy limits: Zoning laws may limit the number of people who can occupy a short-term rental property at one time, which can affect the number of guests that hosts can accommodate.

4. Parking requirements: Zoning laws may require hosts to provide a certain number of parking spaces for guests or limit the number of vehicles that can be parked on the property.

5. Noise and nuisance regulations: Zoning laws may regulate noise levels and other nuisances that could affect neighboring properties.

6. Safety regulations: Zoning laws may require hosts to comply with safety regulations, such as having adequate fire safety equipment or providing emergency contact information for guests.

7. Building codes: Zoning laws may require short-term rental properties to meet certain building codes, such as those related to electrical and plumbing systems

Is there any guest record requirement?

Yes, there are several taxes that may be applicable to short-term rentals in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Do i require any license(s) for STR?

Yes, if you operate a short-term rental in Cheyenne, Wyoming, you are required to obtain a permit and register your property with the City of Cheyenne's finance department. You may also be required to obtain a business license, depending on the specific regulations in your area.

Which tax(es) am i obligated to collect and remit?

1. Lodging tax: Hosts of short-term rentals are required to collect and remit a 5% lodging tax on the rental rate paid by guests. This tax is used to fund tourism-related projects and services in Cheyenne.

2. Sales tax: If you provide any additional services or sell any goods to guests, such as meals or souvenirs, you may be required to collect and remit sales tax to the State of Wyoming. The sales tax rate in Cheyenne, Wyoming is 6%.

Which tax(es) am i obligated to collect and remit?

1. Lodging tax: Hosts of short-term rentals are required to collect and remit a 5% lodging tax on the rental rate paid by guests. This tax is used to fund tourism-related projects and services in Cheyenne.

2. Sales tax: If you provide any additional services or sell any goods to guests, such as meals or souvenirs, you may be required to collect and remit sales tax to the State of Wyoming. The sales tax rate in Cheyenne, Wyoming is 6%.

Tax
What ZIP Codes have been prohibited for STR use?

In Cheyenne, Wyoming, there are no specific jurisdictions that are exempted from the short-term rental regulations. All short-term rental properties within the city limits of Cheyenne must comply with the regulations, regardless of their location or jurisdiction.

What types of properties are eligible for short-term rentals?

In Cheyenne, Wyoming, short-term rentals are permitted in various types of properties, including Single-family homes, Apartments, Condominium, Duplexes or townhomes.

Does occupancy limit affect STR?

Yes, the occupancy limit can affect short-term rentals in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

What STR regulations affect me as an Owner?

1. Permit and registration requirements: All short-term rental properties must be registered with the City of Cheyenne's finance department and obtain a permit before operating.

2. Business licensing: Hosts are required to obtain a business license and may need to renew it annually.

3. Lodging tax collection: Hosts are required to collect and remit lodging taxes to the City of Cheyenne. The current lodging tax rate is 4%.

4. Zoning regulations: Short-term rental properties must comply with all zoning regulations for their specific property type, including occupancy limits, parking requirements, and other regulations.

5. Safety requirements: Hosts must ensure that their short-term rental property meets all safety requirements, including having working smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, and fire extinguishers.

6. Insurance requirements: Hosts are encouraged to obtain adequate liability insurance coverage to protect themselves and their guests.

7. Guest registration: Hosts must keep a guest register that includes the name, address, and contact information of each guest.

What are the procedures or requirements for keeping the guest records?

To obtain a short-term rental permit in Cheyenne, Wyoming, you will need to submit an application to the City of Cheyenne's finance department and pay a fee. The current permit fee for short-term rentals is $150.

The application will typically require information about your property, such as the address, number of bedrooms, and maximum occupancy. You may also be required to provide proof of liability insurance and to have your property inspected to ensure that it meets all safety requirements.

The permit is valid for one year and must be renewed annually. The renewal fee is currently $75.

Notification
What are the occupancy limits for STR?

Here are the general occupancy limits based on the zoning districts:

  • Residential Zoning Districts: In residential zoning districts, the maximum occupancy limit for short-term rentals is two guests per bedroom, plus two additional guests. For example, a two-bedroom rental unit would have a maximum occupancy limit of six guests.
  • Mixed-Use Zoning Districts: In mixed-use zoning districts, the maximum occupancy limit for short-term rentals is the same as the residential zoning districts, which is two guests per bedroom, plus two additional guests.
What other STR regulations am i obligated to observe?
  • Noise restrictions: Short-term rental properties must comply with noise restrictions to avoid disturbing neighbors. Hosts should ensure that guests are aware of the noise restrictions and enforce them strictly.
  • Parking restrictions: Hosts should ensure that guests park in designated areas and do not park on the street or in other areas where parking is prohibited.
  • Trash and recycling requirements: Hosts are responsible for ensuring that guests dispose of trash and recycling properly and in accordance with the City of Cheyenne's requirements.
What are the penalties and fines for non compliance?
  • Operating without a permit: Hosts who operate a short-term rental property without a permit may be subject to fines of up to $750 per day.
  • Occupancy limit violations: Hosts who exceed the maximum occupancy limit for their short-term rental property may be subject to fines of up to $500 per day.
  • Failure to collect and remit taxes: Hosts who fail to collect and remit applicable taxes on their short-term rental income may be subject to fines and penalties.
  • Noise violations: Hosts who violate noise restrictions may be subject to fines of up to $250 per violation.
  • Operating without a permit: Hosts who operate a short-term rental property without a permit may be subject to fines of up to $750 per day.
  • Occupancy limit violations: Hosts who exceed the maximum occupancy limit for their short-term rental property may be subject to fines of up to $500 per day.
  • Failure to collect and remit taxes: Hosts who fail to collect and remit applicable taxes on their short-term rental income may be subject to fines and penalties.
  • Noise violations: Hosts who violate noise restrictions may be subject to fines of up to $250 per violation.
Is there any official regulatory body or authority?

Yes, in Cheyenne, Wyoming, the regulatory body responsible for short-term rental regulations is the City of Cheyenne's finance department.

How can i contact the authority?

Phone: 3076376336

Fax: 855-484-6955

Email: rlockman@cheyennecity.org

Location: 2101 O'Neil Avenue, Room 309, Cheyenne, 82001

View Map: https://maps.google.com/?q=2101 O'Neil Ave., Room 309 Cheyenne 82001

Hours:

Closed Saturday- Sunday

Monday- Friday 08:00 AM–05:00 PM

Website: https://www.cheyennecity.org/Your-Government/Departments/City-Treasurer

Which jurisdictions are exempted from the regulations?

In Cheyenne, Wyoming, there are no specific jurisdictions that are exempted from the short-term rental regulations. All short-term rental properties within the city limits of Cheyenne must comply with the regulations, regardless of their location or jurisdiction.

What are the requirements and fees for the permit (s)?

To obtain a short-term rental permit in Cheyenne, Wyoming, you will need to submit an application to the City of Cheyenne's finance department and pay a fee. The current permit fee for short-term rentals is $150.

The application will typically require information about your property, such as the address, number of bedrooms, and maximum occupancy. You may also be required to provide proof of liability insurance and to have your property inspected to ensure that it meets all safety requirements.

The permit is valid for one year and must be renewed annually. The renewal fee is currently $75.

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