Credit card, cash, check or money order payable to the City of Austin. The application fee is non-refundable.
Proof of Current Property Insurance
Declarations, Information or Summary Pages from your Policy
Proof of Payment of City of Austin Hotel Occupancy Taxes
Copy of cancelled check used to pay HOT Fees, AND
Copy of the Most Recent Quarter Tax report submitted to the City Controller’s Office, OR
If you have not had any renters in this quarter, a copy of the zero report filed
The license must be renewed before it expires. If the owner and/or street address of the STR have changed, you MUST submit a new application with signatures from all owners and the owner’s agent, if applicable. If other application information has changed, the information must be sent in a letter signed by the owner, without having to submit a new application.
To renew the Operating License of your Short-Term Rental (STR), the required documents and licensing fee can be mailed, brought in to our office, or submitted online.
City of Austin – Austin Code Department
Attn: Finance – STR
PO Box 1088
Austin, TX 78767
Drop off: You may alternatively visit our office at 5202 E Ben White Blvd, Suite 550, Austin, TX 78741 between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m (Monday thru Friday).
Online: Click here to visit the new online registration and renewal website.