Owners of Short-Term Rentals (STRs) are required to obtain an operating license annually (Ordinance No. 20160223-A.l). This law applies to all properties (including rooms and guest houses) rented for less than 30 consecutive days.
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All private haulers that collect, remove, or transport waste, recycling, and/or organic/compost within the City of Austin for a fee must obtain a Private Hauler License (City of Austin Code 15-6, Article 3).
A rooming/boarding house is a building that is not a hotel, motel, bed & breakfast or short-term rental that provides lodging (with or without meals) for 7 or more unrelated individuals. A license is required to operate a rooming or boarding house in commercial or residential properties.
The purpose of the City of Austin's Boat Dock Registration Program is to improve boat dock visibility for public safety personnel on the lake when responding to emergency calls for service.