Effective immediately, the Town of Vail will be issuing fines for unregistered short-term rentals following a 90-day grace period. The deadline to register was March 1, 2019 for any rentals less than 30 consecutive days. The short-term rental requirements apply regardless of how the property is marketed – through a management company, online such as VRBO, Airbnb or newspaper, or word of mouth.
Based on the town’s ordinance, property owners and/or property managers face a $500 fine for the first violation, $1,500 for the second violation and $2,500 for the third violation. Upon the fourth violation within a 12 month period, the property will be prohibited from obtaining a short-term rental registration for a two-year period.
Owners or property managers can register units online. For any questions or assistance in registering, please contact Matthew VanEyll at firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-477-3515.