As of 12.8.2022 the City of Austin is no longer issuing new STR Type 2 short term rental property permits....
The City of Austin is no longer issuing new STR Type-2 licenses for non-owner-occupied single-family homes in a residential area. The City is issuing STR Type-2 Commercial licenses for non-owner-occupied single-family homes in a “commercial” zone with caps per area and cannot be located within 1000 ft. of another STR.
To inquire about eligibility and caps for a Type-2 Commercial, you can reach out to Lisa DeRoche (Lisa.Deroche@austintexas.gov)
Cecilia R. Mendoza
Austin Code Department