Short Term Rentals Blog

Summit County is implementing regulations for short term rentals (STRs), which are applicable to properties in the unincorporated areas of Summit County. The STR regulations address:
  • - Permitting and fees
  • - Regulation of key neighborhood impacts (e.g., parking and trash) 
  • - Regulation of life safety issues (e.g., smoke and carbon monoxide detectors)
  • - An effective compliance-monitoring and enforcement system.
This blog will keep you abreast of relevant processes, policies, information and other matters related to our STR program.

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Mar 20

Public Health Order Regarding Short Term Rentals

Posted on March 20, 2020 at 11:03 AM by Brandi Timm

Dear Valued Partner,

With confirmed community spread of the COVID-19 virus in Summit County, all lodging businesses, including hotels, motels, timeshares and short-term rentals (e.g. Airbnb, VRBO, etc.) are required to close by 12 noon, Thursday, March 19, 2020.

It is a violation of the Amended and Restated Public Health Order dated March 17, 2020 for guests to stay past 12 noon on Thursday, March 19, 2020, in your short-term lodging unit.

There is no end date to the restriction at this time.

If you are under a quarantine or isolation order, you must abide by the terms of that order. In addition, if you are a local worker who currently resides in short-term lodging, please contact

For more information, please refer to the following links.

Amended and Restated Public Health Order (

Public Health Order Q&A  (