GHCC 17.06.020 - Short-term rentals.
STR APPLICATION PROCESS:
- STEP 1: Site Plan Review Application - STR applications will not be accepted prior to completing STEPS 1 & 2.
- STEP 2: Related Permits and Approvals - Complete other requirements identified in STEP 1. The applicant will be notified when the project is ready to proceed to STEP 3.
- STEP 3: Short Term Rental Permit Application - Staff will review your application and submittal documents for completeness and compliance with applicable state and local health, safety and building regulations. If the proposal is consistent with these regulations, staff will issue the STR Permit. STR Permit's must be re-applied for annually.
An STR Permit shall be reapplied for and renewed annually at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to expiration. To reapply, select the "Apply Now" icon above, login to your Portal Account and proceed to STEP 3: Short Term Rental Permit - Renewal application.
WHERE ARE STRs ALLOWED?
Pursuant to a valid Short Term Rental Permit, short term rentals are a permitted use in the following Zoning Districts:
- General Development One (G-1)
- General Development Five (G-5)
- General Residential (R-2)
- Resort Residential (R-3)
- Rural Residential (RR)
- Lake Quinault (LQ)
- General Commercial (C-2)
- Visit the online parcel search tool.
- Input an address, owner name, or parcel number.
- From the map, click on "Change Layers" icon in the upper right hand corner and check the "Zoning" layer (this may take a few moments to display).
REPORT A CONCERN
Have a concern? Please call 360-227-5030 to report your concern or submit online by selecting the below icon.
STR PERMIT NOT REQUIRED
Short term rentals approved with a Conditional Use Permit or as part of a Planned Unit Development under Title 17 prior to the effective date (3/22/2022) of Ordinance 469 do not require a Short Term Rental Permit. If your property is located within an incorporated city, you must contact the appropriate city jurisdiction for rules and regulations.
- Site Plans
- Short Term Rental Checklist
- Emergency Exit Floor Plan (Example)
- Property Management Information (Example)
- FEMA V-1011/May 2018 - Be Prepared for a Tsunami
- Tsunami Evacuation Maps - Emergency Management - Preparedness
- Tsunami Evacuation Walk Maps
Please contact a Permit Coordinator at 360-249-4222 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Grays Harbor County