Attn: Owners of Short-term Rental Accommodations

Attn: Owners of Short-term Rental Accommodations November 30, 2022
essex media release

The Town of Essex is advising owners of Short-Term Rental Units (STRU) to complete the licensing application as soon as possible in compliance with the municipal bylaws.

As a reminder, all persons seeking to operate a STRU in the Town of Essex must obtain a licence to operate within the jurisdiction by December 31, 2022.

To apply for an STRU license, visit www.essex.ca/STRS to access the online STRU Licensing Application by December 31, 2022. STRUs must also be located in a district, and within a building, where STRUs are permitted under the Zoning Bylaw. As a reminder, only those STRUs located in a residential district operating on or before May 9, 2022 are eligible for a licence. New and existing STRUs are permitted to operate with a licence in commercial, agricultural and select green districts.

For technical support with the online application, please contact CloudPermit Support at https://support.cloudpermit.com/support/home.

Information on STRUs regulations, the licensing process, enforcement and more, can be found at www.essex.ca/STRS.

Individuals who wish to be added to the STRU mailing list to be informed of future notifications are encouraged to contact str@essex.ca.

Questions and comments on the licensing system can also be submitted to str@essex.ca.

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