Short Term Rental Registration

The City of Marble Falls defines Short Term Rentals (STR's) as rental of a residential premise, or portion thereof, for lodging accomodations to occupants for a period of less than thirty (30) consectutive days.  

A Short Term Rental Permit must be issued by the City of Marble Falls authorizing the use of the dwelling as a Short Term Rental.

The purpose of the STR Ordinance is to establish regulations for use of single family residential dwellings as Short Term Rentals, to minimize negative ancillary impact on surrounding properties, and to ensure the collection and payment of Hotel Occupancy Tax.

The City Council passed Ordinance 2021-O-11A on November 16, 2021 regarding Short Term Rentals within the City of Marble Falls requiring Short Term Rental (STR) Operators to obtain a permit from the City.   On February 1, 2022 the City Council awarded a professional services agreement o Granicus for Short-Term Rental administration and Hotel Occupany Tax collection.

City staff is currently working with Granicus on the implementation process.   No permit is required at this time.  

Questions may be directed to the City Secretary's Office at or (830) 798-7060.