Short-Term Rental Regulations

On October 30, 2017 Council adopted Bylaw No. 2324, Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw #188, 2017 and Bylaw No. 2325, Short-Term Rental Regulation Consequential Amendments Bylaw. These bylaw amendments provide the backbone of the new short-term rental regulations. Previously short-term rentals were illegal in the City of Fernie. With these changes, residents are able to apply for a business license to operate a legal short-term rental in their principal dwelling. 

Thinking of applying for a Short-Term Rental Business Licence? Check out our guide for information on what you need to know before you apply, and tips on completing your application.

When you are ready to apply you can print your application here, or pick one up at City Hall. Applications must be submitted in person, along with all applicable fees.