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Broken Arrow vacation rental regulations go into effect Monday

Posted at 5:56 PM, Oct 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-17 20:46:42-04

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — Starting Monday, homeowners in Broken Arrow will be able to make their homes vacation rentals.

The Broken Arrow City Council approved the ordinance in August. It allows three types of short-term rentals.

Type one is an owner occupied home. It allows up to two bedrooms in a home to be rented out and the owner must reside in the home.

Type two requires a specific use permit from the city and allows up to four guest bedrooms to be rented.

Type three is for bed and breakfast type establishments. It requires a specific use permit from the city. It allows up to eight rooms to be rented, but hotel/motel tax must be collected and remitted to the city.

The short-term rental permit costs about $500. The base fee for the specific use permit is $350, but the actual cost of the permit would vary. A single use permit for the bed and breakfast type establishment

City Council will review the regulations in a year to see how they are working.

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