Vacation Rentals

Division 5.32, “Vacation Rentals,” of Chapter 30 of the Village of Pinecrest’s Code of Ordinances requires that the owners of Vacation Rental properties located in the Village of Pinecrest register all such vacation rental dwellings with the Building and Planning Department.

Initial and annual renewal registration fees and annual compliance inspections are required at the time of registration.
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How to Apply

Please complete the Vacation Rental Registration/Application(PDF, 114KB) and provide the additional information listed under requirements.

Via Email

Applications can be submitted via e-mail to

Please note: Submission of an incomplete application form shall result in rejection of the application.

By Mail or In Person

Applications can be mailed to or hand delivered at:

Department of Planning and Zoning
12645 Pinecrest Parkway, 3rd floor
Pinecrest FL 33156

Please note: Submission of an incomplete application form shall result in rejection of the application.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding the Vacation Rental permitting and application process, please contact the Administrative Assistant to the Planning Director at 305.234.2121 ext. # 145

Vacation Rental Requirements:

Please provide the following information along with the completed application form.

 Responsible Party:
  • The owner shall act as, or retain at all times, an appointed natural person capable of meeting the duties provided in Division 5.32 of the Village’s Land Development Regulations.
  • The designated Responsible party must reside within thirty (30) miles to serve as the Responsible party for service of notices as are specified herein and be available to respond to emergency calls within one (1) hour of notification.
  • Notices given to the Responsible party shall be sufficient to satisfy any requirement for notice to the owner.
  • An initial Responsible Party shall be designated and shall participate in the application for registration, and the Village manager or his designee shall thereafter be notified of any change of Responsible Party within fifteen (15) days of such change.
  • The Responsible Party phone number shall be answered twenty-four (24) hours, seven (7) days a week.
  • An approved inspection report of the Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue Department verifying compliance with the Department’s criteria for a residential dwelling transient lodging use.
  • Valid and current federal employer tax identification number (or social security number) for the owner(s) of the property.
  • Proof of registration with, or exemption from, the Florida Department of Revenue for sales tax collection under Chapter 212, Florida Statutes, and Miami-Dade County for Tourist Development Tax.
  • Proof of licensure with, or exemption from, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation for a transient public lodging establishment.
  • Proof of liability insurance covering use of the property as a rental pro
 Registration Fees:
  • New Rental Registration: $832.00
  • Annual Renewal: $624.00
  • Annual Compliance Inspection: $416.00