The City of Vaughan is regulating its short-term rental market after a bunch of public consultations that started in 2018.
Homeowners, tenants and lessees can now offer short-term rentals (no more than 29 consecutive nights) as long as a license is obtained. Business, such as Airbnb and Expedia, must also apply for a license and renew it every year.
Before sending in an application, necessary documents and a fee, owners must first register for a Municipal Accommodation Tax number. Application forms and user guides are available online and at the By-law and Compliance, Licensing and Permit Services counter at Vaughan City Hall.
Visit vaughan.ca/ShortTermRentals for more information.