STR License Application & Renewal

***Effective June 22, 2022, no new licenses will be granted during a six-month moratorium. Only renewals on current licenses which still meet licensing criteria will be granted.***

How to Apply for and Renew a Short-Term Rental License

1. Applying for a Short-Term Rental License
All property owners who wish to operate a Short-Term Rental in East Bay Township must first obtain a STR License. This step-by-step guide will help you quickly submit an application online. All licenses and renewals are $350.

2. Renewing a Short-Term Rental License
Each Short-Term Rental License has as duration of one year. Every license is eligible to be renewed, and this guide will walk through this process. License renewals can only be processed between 30 days prior to or 30 days after the license expiration date.

  • Step 1: Review all your original application materials and locate your current Short-Term Rental License number. You will need your current license number to move on with the renewal process. If you are unable to locate your license number, contact the Planning and Zoning Department.
  • Step 2: Update any documents with new or changed information.  This may include new neighbor information, or an updated septic report (remember, the license requirements need you to check your septic every 3 years).
  • Step 3: Attach the requested documentation in the Short-term Rental Application Portal, being sure to include any updated documents. The requested documents are the same as the initial license application. Click here to access the portal.