City of Boulder Stats
City of Boulder Airbnb Data
City Population: 107,125
Metro Population: 313,000
Tourist Visitors: 3.3 million
Average House Price: $850,000 ($1.2 million for single family)
Average Rental Rates: $1,500 (1 bedroom)
Does the City of Boulder allow Airbnb short-term rentals?
Does the City of Boulder require a license to rent property on a short-term basis?
Yes. Property owners must acquire a short-term rental license prior to listing the property for rent. The license number must be included in the property listing. License applications can be obtained through the City of Boulder.
You can download a copy of the license application here: Boulder short-term license application
How much does a short-term rental license cost?
What are the maximum number of days a property can be rented on a short-term basis per year?
For owners renting rooms in their home, there is no limit on the number of rental days as long as stays are less than 30 days each.
For owners renting their entire homes, the limit is 6 months as an owner. For the property to be considered a primary residence, the owner must be present for a minimum of 6 months per year.
Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) can be rented on a short-term basis (less than 30 days) for a cumulative maximum of 120 days per year.
Can I rent both my primary property and ADU on short-term basis?
Can tenants rent rooms on Airbnb or other short-term platforms?
Can I rent my property short-term part of the year and then long-term the rest?
Do I have to pay taxes on my rental income?
Yes. All applicable state,
What is the maximum number of guests that can rent a property short-term?
Where can I find more information on Boulder Short-term rental regulations?
Who do I contact for more information on Boulder Short-term Rental licensing?
City of Boulder Planning and Development Services
1739 Broadway, 3rd Floor
Boulder, CO 80302
City of Boulder
Planning and Development Services
P.O. Box 791
Boulder, CO 80306-0791
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Boulder, Colorado Short-term Rental regulation news
Council: Homeowners must choose between short-term, long-term rentals City Council on Tuesday spent nearly an hour fine-tuning recently changed rules regarding accessory dwelling units in Boulder, debating penalties for violations of rent-restrictions and whether or...