Short Term Rentals

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At this time, the City of Dana Point is not issuing any new Short Term Rental Permits.  For more information, please see City Council Meeting Minutes from November 15, 2016 (Item #18). Permits issued prior to November 16, 2016 are currently allowed to renew on an annual basis.   

If you have a complaint concerning a home operating a Short Term Rental without a permit or not abiding by the regulations defined in DPMC Section 5.38 please submit a complaint utilizing the information below.


Call: (435) STR-HELP / (435) 787-4357

Or submit your complaint online:

In the summer of 2018, the City conducted a survey to better understand the community's concerns regarding Short Term Rentals. The survey was open for three weeks and could be completed online through the City's website. The results of that survey have been tabulated below:

Short Term Rental Permit Information Sheets and Forms for Permits Obtained Prior to 11/15/2016

If you have questions that are not covered in this information, please contact the Community Development Department at (949) 248-3564.