Schweitzer Outback Boal
Schweitzer Mountain Resort
What are vacation rental/tourist homes?
They are dwelling units used as short term rentals (2-30 days in length). To review the city code click here.
Where are they allowed?
In residential and commercial zones. Permitted units in residential zones generate a 300 feet buffer around their parcel boundary. A parcel within a residential zone overlapping in any way with one of these buffers will be unable to be utilized as a vacation rental. This requirement exists to help ensure vacation rentals remain compatible with surrounding neighborhood uses.
How do I get my property permitted?
- Check with the Planning Department first to see if your property is eligible.
- If your property is eligible, fill out the Planning Department application.
- Schedule an inspection with the Building Division.
- Once your property has passed inspection, obtain a business license through the Clerk's Office.
- Notify neighbors within 200 feet of your parcel by mailing them a letter telling them of your intentions and fill out an affidavit saying you did so (ensure you include the phone # of the local representative in this letter). Typically, title companies will generate the required address list.
- Fill out the Resort City Tax application form.
- Turn in the following to the Planning Department and pay the fee: