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Posted on: September 20, 2021

DID YOU KNOW?

Did You Know

Did you know you that all transient rental units, 30 nights or less, within the Town must be permitted and registered?

  • The Town requires a business tax certificate, a transient occupancy tax (TOT) certificate, and a transient rental inspection in advance of conducting transient rentals for any unit in Mammoth Lakes.
  • Only certain areas within the Town are zoned for transient rentals. To find out if transient rentals are permitted at your property, you can view the Town’s Parcel Viewer
  • Permitted transient rentals are required to report revenues, remit TOT and Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) to the Town on a monthly basis.
  • TOT makes up a significant portion of the Town’s general fund that contributes to snow removal, road maintenance, community housing, parks and recreation programs, as well as other public services.  
  • The Town has a team dedicated to the enforcement of illegal rentals, TOT collection and partners with a new online compliance verification platform called Rentalscape. For Fiscal Year 2020-21, the Town collected $403,771 in unremitted taxes, penalties and interest and issued 213 citations for illegal rentals.

Contact info: You can anonymously report illegal rental activity by leaving a message on the TOT Hotline at (760) 965-3670 or by sending an email to the anonymous TOT compliance email tot@townofmammothlakes.ca.gov

Contact the Town's Finance Department for assistance registering your property or for general questions about transient rentals in Mammoth Lakes at (760) 965-3660.

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