Short-term Rental Accommodation (STRA)

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Beginning May 19, 2022 anyone providing Short Term Rental Accommodations in the Town of Bracebridge must register their accommodation and get a licence to operate in accordance with By-law No. 2022-032.

What you need to do:

  1. Review Town of Bracebridge By-law No. 2022-032 to familiarize yourself with the rules and regulations for to Short Term Rental Accommodations in the Town of Bracebridge.
  2. Complete and submit the application and include all required associated documents.
  3. Pay the Fee
    • Have your credit card ready for payment at the end of the online application, or
    • Pay in person at the Municipal Office, 1000 Taylor Court Bracebridge.
    • The Fee for a Short-Term Rental Licence is:
      • $250.00 per location (Fee is prorated for the calendar year)

There are a number of related by-laws and policies related to Short Term Rental Accommodations to review and be aware of if considering this type of use on your property.

Short Term Rental Accommodation Application

Short-term Rentals are defined as follows:

“The use of a dwelling unit or mobile home or any part of the foregoing as a place of temporary human habitation, lodging or occupancy under authority of a concession, permit, lease, licence, rental agreement or similar commercial arrangement authorizing such temporary habitation, lodging or occupancy for a period equal to or less than twenty-eight (28) consecutive calendar days. For the purpose of this By-law the definition of “Short Term Rental Accommodation” does not include a Bed and Breakfast Establishment as defined in By-law 2016-088, as amended.”

Locally Short-term Rentals (STRs) are often marketed for rental on internet platforms such as: AirBnb, Vrbo, Jayne's cottages, etc.

A survey of the public was completed with results presented to Council in November, 2021.

Please view the newsfeed below for updates.

Beginning May 19, 2022 anyone providing Short Term Rental Accommodations in the Town of Bracebridge must register their accommodation and get a licence to operate in accordance with By-law No. 2022-032.

What you need to do:

  1. Review Town of Bracebridge By-law No. 2022-032 to familiarize yourself with the rules and regulations for to Short Term Rental Accommodations in the Town of Bracebridge.
  2. Complete and submit the application and include all required associated documents.
  3. Pay the Fee
    • Have your credit card ready for payment at the end of the online application, or
    • Pay in person at the Municipal Office, 1000 Taylor Court Bracebridge.
    • The Fee for a Short-Term Rental Licence is:
      • $250.00 per location (Fee is prorated for the calendar year)

There are a number of related by-laws and policies related to Short Term Rental Accommodations to review and be aware of if considering this type of use on your property.

Short Term Rental Accommodation Application

Short-term Rentals are defined as follows:

“The use of a dwelling unit or mobile home or any part of the foregoing as a place of temporary human habitation, lodging or occupancy under authority of a concession, permit, lease, licence, rental agreement or similar commercial arrangement authorizing such temporary habitation, lodging or occupancy for a period equal to or less than twenty-eight (28) consecutive calendar days. For the purpose of this By-law the definition of “Short Term Rental Accommodation” does not include a Bed and Breakfast Establishment as defined in By-law 2016-088, as amended.”

Locally Short-term Rentals (STRs) are often marketed for rental on internet platforms such as: AirBnb, Vrbo, Jayne's cottages, etc.

A survey of the public was completed with results presented to Council in November, 2021.

Please view the newsfeed below for updates.

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