Vacation Home Rentals




****Effective Thursday, February 18, 2021 Douglas County Board of Commissioners issued a temporary suspension of New Vacation Home Rental permits.****

Stateline-Nev. – On February 18, 2021, the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners took action to temporarily suspend the issuance of new vacation home rental (VHR) permits effective February 18, 2021.  The suspension is effective until the Board approves a new ordinance intended to address ongoing issues concerning public health, safety and welfare in relation to the operation of VHRs in the County.  The Douglas County Manager’s Office is dedicated to making the issues surrounding VHRs a priority and will work with the Chairman of the Board to appropriately place future items on the agenda for consideration by the Board until such time as the necessary changes to the program can be enacted.    

Existing permit holders may continue to renew their permits pursuant to Section 20.622.080 of the Douglas County Code. 



Vacation Home Rentals are only allowed in the Tahoe Township area of Douglas County with a permit.

Unpermitted vacation rentals located in Douglas County are subject to a $5,000 civil penalty pursuant to Douglas County code section 20.622.050, which may become a special assessment against the property if not paid in a timely manner. 

IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY INVOLVING A VACATION HOME RENTAL, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1. If you have a complaint in regards to noise or parking, these are the jurisdiction of law enforcement. In these cases, please contact Douglas County Sheriff's Office non-emergency line at 775-782-5126. For other complaints view the complaints page.  

For information related to Permitting, Renewals or COVID-19 as it relates to VHR's, please use links to the left.