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    Lodging Facilities in residential dwellings include but are not limited to:

    • Short-term Rentals
    • Vacation Homes
    • Bed & Breakfasts (Hosted Short-term Rentals)
    • Pre-Existing Lodging Facilities
    Lodging Facility Application Process

    For questions regarding the application process, please email the Planner on Call at poc@larimer.org or call 970-498-7679.

    Renewal Information for Approved Lodging Facilities

    For questions regarding the renewal process, please email the CIRT Team at PlanningCIRT@co.larimer.co.us or call (970) 498-7683.


    New Short-Term Rental Ordinance Amendments

    Amendments to the Larimer County Ordinance and Enforcement of Short-Term Rental Regulations to take effect June of 2023. View the upcoming changes below.


      Current Short-Term Rental Ordinance and Complaint Process


      Any advertising listing a Short-term Rental for rent or published to solicit a Short-term Rental for rent, without prior approval, is a violation of this Ordinance and will be subject to fines, increased fees and injunction proceedings.  

      Short-Term Rentals uses a "Three Strike" system.  Once 3 valid complaints are received, a code compliance case will be initiated and the STR approval will be reviewed.

      To file a Short-Term Rental complaint, please call 970-480-0865 

      Or Submit a Short-Term Rental complaint online.

      Short-term Rental complaints handled by other departments:

      • For noise complaints contact the Larimer County Sheriff's non-emergency number 970-416-1985
      • For wildlife complaints not related to the Larimer County Wildlife Protection Ordinance:
        • Estes Valley Planning Area: 
          • Contact Colorado Parks and Wildlife Officer Chase Ryland Phone: 970-652-0591.
        • Larimer County Unincorporated outside of the Estes Valley Planning Area:
          • Colorado Parks and Wildlife Regional Office – Fort Collins – Phone: 970-472-4300.


      See our Code Compliance website for general information not related to Lodging Facilities in Residential Dwellings & other FAQs.