Transient Rentals

Transient Rental shall mean any unit or group of units in a condominium or cooperative or any individually or collectively owned single-family, two-family, three-family, or four-family house or Dwelling unit that is rented to Transient Occupants for periods of six (6) months or less, or which is advertised or held out to the public as a place rented to Transient Occupants, including, but not limited to, Vacation Rentals.

The owner is required to obtain an annual Transient Rental Certificate of Compliance for each dwelling unit prior to renting any dwelling unit as a Transient Rental. A Transient Rental Certificate of Compliance is nontransferable. A transfer of ownership of a Transient Rental shall require the new owner to obtain a new Transient Rental Certificate for the Transient Rental.

Occupancy:
a. One (1) person per one hundred fifty (150) gross square feet of permitted,
air-conditioned living space.

b. Two (2) persons per bedroom, as the term bedroom is defined in the Florida Building Code

c. In the RS-3 and RS-5 zoning districts, the maximum occupancy shall be limited to eight (8) Transient Occupants per Transient Rental. In all other zoning districts and developments predominantly developed with greater than two-family dwelling units, the maximum occupancy shall be limited to sixteen (16) Transient Occupants per Transient Rental.

Color Zoning Map

Ordinance 0926 – Transient Rentals

Transient Rental Application

Owner Inspection Checklist

Applications can be submitted to:
City of Lighthouse Point City Clerk’s Office
2200 NE 38th Street
Lighthouse Point, FL 333064
Please call 954-943-6500 with any questions.

2042 – Transient Rental Application Fees