(A) It is unlawful for any person to operate a short-term residential rental as defined in A.R.S. § 9-500.39 in violation of the City Code and this chapter.
(B) A short-term residential rental is defined as any residential property utilized as a residential rental for less than thirty (30) consecutive days. All short-term residential rentals shall comply with the following:
(1) The owner of the property shall provide to the city the address of the property, and the name, phone number, address, and email of the owner on the form provided by the city.
(2) The owner of the property shall provide to the city the name, phone number, address, and email of the emergency contact on the form provided by the city.
(3) The owner of the property is responsible for ensuring that the property complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, including noise, parking, refuse collection, and property maintenance.
(4) Short-term rentals shall be utilized for residential purposes only and shall not be utilized for commercial purposes. Short-term rentals shall not be utilized for sober living homes or the housing of sex offenders.
(5) The owner of the vacation rental must display the phone number and email address of the property owner or property owner’s agent who has authority and responsibility to respond to a complaint in person, over the phone, by email, or text at any time of the day. This information must be displayed in a conspicuous place visible to the outside within ten (10) feet of the primary entrance to the short-term rental.
(C) Within thirty (30) days after a verified violation, the city shall notify the Department of Revenue and the owner of the short-term rental of the verified violation of the city’s applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances and, if the owner of the short-term rental received the verified violation, whether the city imposed a civil penalty on the owner of the short-term rental and the amount of the civil penalty, if assessed. (Ord. No. 2020-06, § 1, 12-1-20. 1976 Code § 8-8-1)