Short Term Rentals

For Properties in the Town of Keystone, as of October 1, 2024 Summit County will no longer be licensing or regulating short-term rentals within the town limits. 
For questions on STR licensing in the Town of Keystone, please contact the town clerk at 970-450-3500 x1. 
The County will also not be accepting STR license renewals for the Town of Keystone

STR License renewals will begin on or around August 1, 2024.  Visit this page frequently for updates.

All short term vacation rental properties must receive an STR license prior to advertising or operation.

Summit County regulates short-term vacation rentals (STRs) to address neighborhood impacts and life safety issues. Summit County's regulations for STRs are applicable to properties within the unincorporated areas of Summit County.

If you own property within unincorporated Summit County (outside the boundary of an incorporated town) and are interested in renting it out for periods of less than 30 consecutive days, you must obtain a short-term vacation rental (STR) license and remit all applicable taxes.

STR Regulations

Summit County has updated the STR Regulations effective February 15, 2023. Please visit the Regulation page for more information.

A current list of all active STR licenses in unincorporated Summit County is available and updated every week in pdf format. To search for an address, use Ctrl F to activate the search function. 

Learn more on our STR FAQ page

STR Mapping Tool

Looking for a specific  STR property or license number?  Curious what the current cap levels are in each basin?  Check out our new interactive map where you can search for short term rentals in unincorporated Summit County:


STR Regulations

Summit County regulates Short Term Rentals, defined as dwellings or rooms rented for less than a consecutive 30-day period.

STR Regs
Helpful Shortcuts

STRs in unincorporated Summit County are subject to our short-term rental regulations.

STR Shortcuts

To report non-emergency issues concerning an STR property, contact the STR Helper Hotline online or by phone.

STR Complaints
License Application

If you own an STR property, you are required to obtain an STR license.

STR License
Tax Information

STR owners must remit all applicable taxes.

Good Neighbor Guidelines

Learn the code of ethics for Summit County visitors staying in a short-term vacation rental. These guidelines help ensure that our community remains safe, enjoyable, and beautiful for everyone in Summit County.


Frequently asked questions regarding short-term rental licensing, regulations, and more.

Contact Us
General STR Help
[email protected]

STR Sales Tax Questions
[email protected]

STR Complaints
To submit a complaint click here


Planning Department
0037 Peak One Drive
Frisco, CO 80443

Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

STR Studies

Below are links to STR-related studies