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Occupancy restriction

Yes, there is an occupancy restriction for short-term rentals (STRs) in the City.

Length of Stay
Less than six months lease
Registration & Licensing Fees
A combined $75 for business tax receipt and property inspection.
Licenses or Permits Required
Short-term rental regulations in Ormond Beach, Florida require hosts to obtain a business tax receipt, have a state license, and pay a tourist development tax.
Property Inspection
Yes, inspections are required
Guest Record
Guest record is required
Zoning

The City’s B-4, B-6 and B-7 commercial zoning districts allow transient lodging as a permitted use. Transient lodging establishments in these zoning districts require a local business tax and must comply with all the state transient lodging regulations. Review of transient lodging locations must be approved by the Site Plan Review Committee.

Occupancy taxes and fees

You are required to collect a total of 12.5% County and State taxes; 6% is remitted to the County of Volusia Tourist Development Treasury & Billing office while the additional 6.5% is remitted to the Florida Department of Revenue.

Insurance requirement

Yes, there is an insurance requirement for short-term rentals (STRs) in Ormond Beach. STR owners are required to have liability insurance with a minimum coverage of $500,000. This insurance must protect the STR owner from any claims of bodily injury or property damage that may occur to guests or to the property itself.

Does any Building, Health & Safety Regulation affects STR?

Yes. The same regulations that apply for long-term rental apply such as;

  • Ensuring that all electrical appliances are in good working condition.
  • The installation of smoke alarms on all habitable floors.
  • Fixing a well-maintained fire extinguisher in a visible location.
  • Use of carbon monoxide alarms, etc.
Parking Requirement

Adequate parking must be provided for guests

Advertising Requirement

Yes, a license number is required for advertisements.

Noise regulation

The maximum permitted noise level in the City differs for various zones.

  • Residential Zones: The maximum permitted noise level between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. is 60 decibels while the permitted noise level between 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. is 55 decibels.
  • Commercial or Tourist Zones: The maximum permitted noise level between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. is 65 decibels while the permitted noise level between 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. is 60 decibels.
  • Manufacturing Zones: The maximum permitted noise level at all times is 75 decibels
Neighbor Notification

No, you are not required to notify neighbors

Limitation on number of STR owned

No, there are no limitations on the number of STRs that can be owned by a single individual or business in the City.

Regulations on hosting events or parties in STR

No, there are no specific regulations on hosting events or parties.

Regulations on hosting events or parties in STR

No, there are no specific regulations on hosting events or parties.

Hosting events regulations
Restrictions on number of reservations

No, there are no restrictions on the number of reservations that can be made in a year.

Waste disposal regulations

Curbside collection of residential solid waste occurs twice per week and yard waste is collected once per week at a monthly flat rate.

You can contact the Department of Public Works for further inquiries;

Kevin Gray

Deputy Public Works Director

Phone: 386-676-3577

You can access the Waste Ordinance - https://library.municode.com/fl/ormond\_beach/ordinances/code\_of\_ordinances?nodeId=1236766

Accessibility Requirement

No, there are no specific accessibility requirements

waste disposal regulations
Waste disposal regulations

Curbside collection of residential solid waste occurs twice per week and yard waste is collected once per week at a monthly flat rate.

You can contact the Department of Public Works for further inquiries;

Kevin Gray

Deputy Public Works Director

Phone: 386-676-3577

You can access the Waste Ordinance - https://library.municode.com/fl/ormond\_beach/ordinances/code\_of\_ordinances?nodeId=1236766

Emergency Contact Information

No, it is not required

What is short term rental?

Short term rentals in the City of Ormond Beach is defined as transient lodging and is not a Permitted, Conditional, or Special Exception use within the City's residential zoning districts. Transient Lodging is defined as less than a six (6) month lease.

Are there STR regulations that affect property owners?

People are not allowed to rent out their property for under 30 days in unincorporated areas of Volusia — like Bethune Beach, Ormond-by-the-Sea and areas along the St. Johns’ river.

Is there any short-term rental-related tax?

Yes, you are required by the State of Florida the state of Florida to pay the Transient Rental Tax and the Tourist Development Tax.

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

Yes, individuals are allowed to operate a short-term rental business as long as they obtained the zoning permit and the short-term rental license.

What are the procedures and requirement for the neighborhood approval?

There are no procedures required

Do I need a neighborhood approval?

No, you do not need neighborhood approval for a short-term rental in Ormond Beach

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

The City’s B-4, B-6 and B-7 commercial zoning districts allow transient lodging as a permitted use. Transient lodging establishments in these zoning districts require a local business tax and must comply with all the state transient lodging regulations. Review of transient lodging locations must be approved by the Site Plan Review Committee.

Is there any guest record requirement?

Yes, you are required by the State of Florida the state of Florida to pay the Transient Rental Tax and the Tourist Development Tax.

Do i require any license(s) for STR?

Yes, you are required to obtain a business license

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

Florida require hosts to obtain a business tax receipt, have a state license, and pay a tourist development tax.

All rental properties including STRs in the state of Florida are subject to what is known as the Transient Rental Tax. This taxation rate is set at 6% – the same rate as the state sales tax rate – and means that 6% of rent paid to you as a STR business owner will need to be paid to the state.

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

Florida require hosts to obtain a business tax receipt, have a state license, and pay a tourist development tax.

All rental properties including STRs in the state of Florida are subject to what is known as the Transient Rental Tax. This taxation rate is set at 6% – the same rate as the state sales tax rate – and means that 6% of rent paid to you as a STR business owner will need to be paid to the state.

Tax
What ZIP Codes have been prohibited for STR use?

There are no zip codes that have been prohibited for STR use in Ormond Beach. However, hosts are advised to confirm from the City Clerk

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

Single-family homes, Duplexes, Multi-family homes, Townhouses, Condominiums, Cottages, Cabins and Apartments are eligible for short-term rental so far they are not in residential areas

Does occupancy limit affect STR?

Yes, occupancy limits affect short-term rentals (STR) in Ormond Beach

What STR regulations affect me as an Owner?

1. You must notify the city of their STR business and provide the city with contact information for a local person who can be reached in case of an emergency.

2. You must collect and remit sales taxes to the city.

3. You must comply with all other applicable city ordinances, such as noise and parking regulations.

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

The initial application fee is $30.00 for all categories of business.

Commercial business locations are required to pass a business fire inspection prior to receiving their business tax receipt. The fee for inspection is $45.00.

Business tax receipts are valid from October 1st through September 30th. Renewal notices are mailed after July 1st.

Notification
What are the occupancy limits for STR?

Two guests per bedroom, plus one additional guest. This means that for a two-bedroom flat, a maximum of five guests can be accommodated

What other STR regulations am i obligated to observe?

STR owners are also responsible for complying with all other applicable city ordinances, such as those related to trash disposal, property maintenance, and business licensing.

What are the penalties and fines for non compliance?

Operating an STR without a permit or exceeding the occupancy limit, the city may issue a fine of up to $1,000 and/or suspend or revoke the STR permit.

Is there any official regulatory body or authority?

Yes

1. The City of Ormond Beach's Department of Planning and Development is the body responsible for Short-term Rentals.

2. The City Building Department is responsible for the issuance of the city Business tax Receipt

How can i contact the authority?

CUSTODIAN OF PUBLIC RECORDS

City Clerk

22 South Beach Street

Ormond Beach, FL 32174

[Email City Clerk](mailto: cityclerk@ormondbeach.org)

Phone: 386-677-0311

ORMOND BEACH BUILDING DIVISION

Physical Address

22 S. Beach St.

Room 104

Ormond Beach, FL 32174

Phone: 386-676-3233

Fax: 386-676-3361

E-mail: bponline@ormondbeach.org

Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Which jurisdictions are exempted from the regulations?

Long term rentals which is permitted in all residential zoning districts. The City does not regulate the long-term rental of private residences, meaning, no business license is required

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

The initial application fee is $30.00 for all categories of business.

Commercial business locations are required to pass a business fire inspection prior to receiving their business tax receipt. The fee for inspection is $45.00.

Business tax receipts are valid from October 1st through September 30th. Renewal notices are mailed after July 1st.

Basic Information
Occupancy restriction

Yes, there is an occupancy restriction for short-term rentals (STRs) in the City.

Length of Stay
Less than six months lease
Registration & Licensing Fees
A combined $75 for business tax receipt and property inspection.
Licenses or Permits Required
Short-term rental regulations in Ormond Beach, Florida require hosts to obtain a business tax receipt, have a state license, and pay a tourist development tax.
Property Inspection
Yes, inspections are required
Guest Record
Guest record is required
Zoning

The City’s B-4, B-6 and B-7 commercial zoning districts allow transient lodging as a permitted use. Transient lodging establishments in these zoning districts require a local business tax and must comply with all the state transient lodging regulations. Review of transient lodging locations must be approved by the Site Plan Review Committee.

Occupancy taxes and fees

You are required to collect a total of 12.5% County and State taxes; 6% is remitted to the County of Volusia Tourist Development Treasury & Billing office while the additional 6.5% is remitted to the Florida Department of Revenue.

Insurance requirement

Yes, there is an insurance requirement for short-term rentals (STRs) in Ormond Beach. STR owners are required to have liability insurance with a minimum coverage of $500,000. This insurance must protect the STR owner from any claims of bodily injury or property damage that may occur to guests or to the property itself.

Does any Building, Health & Safety Regulation affects STR?

Yes. The same regulations that apply for long-term rental apply such as;

  • Ensuring that all electrical appliances are in good working condition.
  • The installation of smoke alarms on all habitable floors.
  • Fixing a well-maintained fire extinguisher in a visible location.
  • Use of carbon monoxide alarms, etc.
Parking Requirement

Adequate parking must be provided for guests

Advertising Requirement

Yes, a license number is required for advertisements.

Noise regulation

The maximum permitted noise level in the City differs for various zones.

  • Residential Zones: The maximum permitted noise level between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. is 60 decibels while the permitted noise level between 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. is 55 decibels.
  • Commercial or Tourist Zones: The maximum permitted noise level between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. is 65 decibels while the permitted noise level between 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. is 60 decibels.
  • Manufacturing Zones: The maximum permitted noise level at all times is 75 decibels
Neighbor Notification

No, you are not required to notify neighbors

Limitation on number of STR owned

No, there are no limitations on the number of STRs that can be owned by a single individual or business in the City.

Regulations on hosting events or parties in STR

No, there are no specific regulations on hosting events or parties.

Regulations on hosting events or parties in STR

No, there are no specific regulations on hosting events or parties.

Hosting events regulations
Restrictions on number of reservations

No, there are no restrictions on the number of reservations that can be made in a year.

Waste disposal regulations

Curbside collection of residential solid waste occurs twice per week and yard waste is collected once per week at a monthly flat rate.

You can contact the Department of Public Works for further inquiries;

Kevin Gray

Deputy Public Works Director

Phone: 386-676-3577

You can access the Waste Ordinance - https://library.municode.com/fl/ormond\_beach/ordinances/code\_of\_ordinances?nodeId=1236766

Accessibility Requirement

No, there are no specific accessibility requirements

waste disposal regulations
Waste disposal regulations

Curbside collection of residential solid waste occurs twice per week and yard waste is collected once per week at a monthly flat rate.

You can contact the Department of Public Works for further inquiries;

Kevin Gray

Deputy Public Works Director

Phone: 386-676-3577

You can access the Waste Ordinance - https://library.municode.com/fl/ormond\_beach/ordinances/code\_of\_ordinances?nodeId=1236766

Emergency Contact Information

No, it is not required

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