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PACIFIC GROVE       

** IMPORTANT PROGRAM UPDATES **

** IMPORTANT PROGRAM UPDATES **

New Applicants: Short-term Rentals, also known as Vacation Rentals, are only allowed within the City's Coastal and Commercial areas subject to City regulations explained in the Short-Term Rental License tab below. However, Home Sharing (i.e. renting out a room within a Single Family Residence while owner/authorized tenant resides at the property) is permitted througout the City subject to first obtaining a Home Sharing License. Please contact program staff to determine whether your property is eligible for a STR license or to learn about the Home Sharing program.

STR Status and Location:  To check the status and location of a STR, please visit the STR Map, the STR Database, or pgparcel.net

Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) rate: Current TOT rate is12%. 

STR Program RevenueFiscal Year 16-17Fiscal Year 17-18.

Number of active STR Licenses: There are currently 76 active STR Licenses within the Coastal and Commercial zoning areas. To check the status of a STR License, please visit the STR Map or Database

Current STR Ordinance: A copy of the current Short-Term Rental License Ordinance can be viewed here.