City of Ocean Springs

    RESIDENTIALLY-ZONED SHORT TERM RENTAL ANNUAL PERMIT APPLICATION

    Submittal Requirements – MUST BE INCLUDED WITH SUBMITTED APPLICATION:

    mail to: Planning Department, P.O. Box 1800, Ocean Springs, MS. 39566

    • Completed Application
    • Copy of Proposed Rental Agreement
    • Proposed Parking Plan
    • Copy of rules, including trash management, to be posted inside unit
    • Affirmation of Code Compliance – Ord.2015-11 (Section 401.3(10)) – Attached
    • Fee of $200 must be paid at the time application is submitted (includes occupancy inspection fee).
      Certified mailout fee will be calculated during the review process and must be paid prior to scheduling of the public hearing
    • Properties will be reviewed and inspected prior to scheduling the public hearing date and sending the required notices.
    • PERMITS MUST BE RENEWED ANNUALLY AND ARE NOT TRANSFERRABLE.


    REQUIRED INFORMATION:

    Is this property located in a covenant-restricted subdivision? Yes | No
    -If yes, a letter of support from the HOA must be included with the application.
    -I have received a copy of the Ordinance 2015-11
    Physical Inspection of Property:
    • All applicable fire and health codes as would apply to a commercially zoned structure must be compliant.
    • As part of the review process, an inspection will be scheduled to determine that all physical requirements are met per the ordinance
    • Inspection will also include but are not limited to: adequate parking, proposed occupancy, number of vehicles allowed, location of garbage storage, posting of rules, etc.(per most current Inspection Checklist dated: 9/08/15


    Affirmation of Codes/Regulations:

    1. I am the owner of the property that is the subject of this application and that I have read and understand the requirements as outlined in the application.
    2. There are no outstanding City of Ocean Springs property taxes or special assessments on the parcel(s).
    3. The property included in this application is, to the best of my knowledge, in compliance with all applicable building codes, zoning requirements, and deed restrictions and/or covenants.
    4. The Homeowner’s liability insurance does not exclude short term rentals from coverage.
    5. Any existing mortgage or deed does NOT prohibit use of property as a short term rental.
    6. Proper documentation of covenants that may restrict use of the property as a short rental and/or a letter of support from the HOA has been provided.

    I further acknowledge that the information provided herein is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

    Residentially-Zoned Short Term Rental - Occupancy Inspection Checklist


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