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Santa Fe County Solicits Public Input on the Impact of Short-Term Rentals

Santa Fe County Solicits Public Input on the Impact of Short-Term Rentals

Survey Deadline September 27, 2023

SANTA FE, NM- On October 25, 2022, the Santa Fe County Board of County Commissioners adopted Ordinance 2022-07 to license and regulate Short-Term Rentals in the County. Short-term rentals (STR) are defined in the ordinance as a dwelling or a portion thereof that is rented for periods less than thirty (30) consecutive days. STRs in Santa Fe County are required to pay lodgers’ and gross receipts tax on rental revenue.

Short-term rentals are usually furnished apartments, condos, houses or casitas listed on platforms like Airbnb and Vrbo, that have become increasingly prevalent in our community in recent years. As these rentals continue to grow, it is essential that we understand their impact on our neighborhood, both positive and negative.

Santa Fe County believes that community input is a crucial component in shaping policy. We invite all residents, homeowners, and stakeholders to participate in this important discussion; your feedback will help us better understand the effects of short-term rentals on our community's housing, economy, and overall quality of life.

We encourage you to share your thoughts and experiences related to short-term rentals by participating in our online survey. Your responses will be anonymous, and the data collected will be used to compile a comprehensive report on the community's perspectives. Your input matters!

Complete the Survey Here

We believe that the insights and concerns raised by our community members will help us work collaboratively towards balanced and responsible policies that consider the interests of both short-term rental hosts and the broader neighborhood.

The deadline for survey submissions is September 27, 2023. We encourage all interested community members to participate and make their voices heard.

For more information about the survey and STR Market Analysis, please contact Nathaniel Crail, Santa Fe County Community Planner at or Olivia Romo, Communications Coordinator at

For more information about the STR registration/licensing process, contact Building & Development Services (505-995-2700) or visit: