FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPT. 15, 2022
THE TOWN OF DAVIE LAUNCHES VACATION RENTAL REGISTRATION PROGRAM
Program requires municipal licensing for vacation rentals
DAVIE, Fla. - The Town of Davie is launching its Vacation Rental Registration Program, which requires properties operating as vacation rentals to have a special Davie license to operate within town limits.
As part of this program, all individuals with vacation rental properties in the town must complete and submit a registration application by Sept. 30, 2022, at 5 p.m. Vacation rental fees will vary based on the property type. Properties not registered by Oct. 1, 2022, will be deemed non-compliant with Town of Davie Code of Ordinance and Florida Statues and subject to a notice of violation.
To register your property, you must complete the Vacation Rental Registration Application and submit all required documents to Town of Davie’s Code Compliance Division at [email protected] or return it to 1230 South Nob Hill Road, Davie, FL 33324, during normal business hours.
To successfully register your property, please submit the following required Local and State agency documentations with your application. The required documentation includes:
- Vacation Rental Registration Application and Affidavit of Compliance
- Agent Authorization (if applicable)
- Proof of Property Ownership
- Corporate Documents
- Vacation Rental: An exterior sketch of the facility
- Vacation Rental: An interior building sketch by floor
- Licensure with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation for a transient public lodging establishment, vacation rental
- License with the Florida Department of Revenue for sales and development tax collection.
- Broward County Tourist Development Tax Number document
- Disabled Veteran Exemption (if applicable)
Town of Davie Code of Ordinance and Florida Statutes
The Vacation Rental Registration Program regulates vacation rentals as defined in Town of Davie Code of Ordinances Chapter 16 Article IX and Section 509.242 of the Florida Statutes (2022). Vacation rentals are defined as any unit or group of units in a condominium or cooperative or any individually or collectively owned single-family, two-family, three-family, or four-family house or dwelling unit that is rented to transient occupants more than three (3) times in a calendar year for periods of less than thirty (30) days or one (1) calendar month, whichever is less, or which is advertised or held out to the public as a place regularly rented to transient occupants, and also a transient public lodging establishment as defined in F.S. § 509.013 but that is not a timeshare project.
Any person violating any of the provisions of the mentioned code may be issued a notice of violation by the Town of Davie Code Enforcement or Police Department.
The town will require that all vacation rentals be licensed by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) before accepting a completed application. Upon the receipt of an approved DBPR license, the town will accept the completed application from the property owner or their agent.
For more information regarding this program, please visit www.davie-fl.gov/VacationRentals to review the application or contact the Police Code Compliance Division at 954-693-8237.
Leona Henry, Intergovernmental Affairs Manager
Sussette Rodriguez, Public Relations Coordinator
Ariana Briceno, Public Relations Assistant