Short Term Rentals

Regulations and Permit Requirements


Homeowners may only operate a short term rental in the Town of Canandaigua with a valid, unexpired short term rental permit in compliance with the short term rental regulations in Town Code. 

Short Term Rental regulations in the Town of Canandaigua

Short Term Rental Permit Applications

  • Short term rental permit applications are available on Cloudpermit on the building permit module. See Permit Applications page on Town website for Cloudpermit tips and instructions. (Please note, a completed application does not guarantee a permit will be issued)
  • Examples of insurance certificates 
  • Permit terms and fees
    • No pre-payment will be accepted with a permit application. The Town will notify applicants if and when a permit is ready to be issued.
    • Permits are valid for one year from the date of issuance.
    • Permit fees are $300 and payable only after applicant has been notified that a permit is ready to be issued. If a homeowner operates multiple short term rentals, each unit requires a separate permit application, permit, and fee for each unit.

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