Short Term Rentals (STR)


Short-Term private home rental permits are required for private homes, located in the mountain and desert area, that are rented for periods of thirty days or less. Permits are required to ensure specific standards are met. Some of the requirements include:

  • Limitation of occupants and vehicles
  • The owner/manager must provide a 24 hour phone number for complaint resolution
  • Compliance with relevant Fire, Building, Zoning, and Health and Safety Codes



Take our Short Term Rental Survey:

The County of San Bernardino is evaluating its regulations and permit requirements for short-term rentals of single-family homes. We would like to hear from County residents, as well as short-term rental owners about what’s working and what’s not.

Please take this Short Term Rental Survey: Click here



File a Short Term Rental Complaint


Mountain and Desert Region Short Term Residential Rental 24/7 Complaint Line: 

1 (800) 205-9417

(Please note that our Complaint Line number has recently changed)



Short Term Rental Online Complaint Form: Click here

(Please note that complaint line & complaint form are not for Rental Dwelling Units or apartment building issues)                             




 Apply for a Short Term Rental Application online via the EZ Online Permitting Website


  Click on the picture above to go to the EZOP Portal.