Short Term Rentals

Short-term rental (STR). An accommodation for transient guests where, in exchange for compensation of any type or amount, a residential dwelling unit is provided for lodging for a period of time not to exceed 30 consecutive days.

The City of Decatur is soliciting feedback from the community regarding a proposed Short Term Rental policy. City Staff presented an overview of the draft policy guidelines to the City Commission during the work session on January 17, 2023.

View the recording of the work session here (begins at 6:30pm).

View a PDF of the slides here.

A roundtable discussion date will be announced here and in the Decatur Focus. Stay tuned for more ways to provide feedback!

Questions: contact aileen.delatorre [at]