Vacation Rental Regulations

A Vacation Rental is a one- or two-family residential dwelling rented for fourteen consecutive days or less. See the following ordinances for more detailed information and regulations.

  • Ordinance Number 2018-1282 (PDF) amending Ordinance Number 172, the Zoning Ordinance, Case Number 0209-ZT-18, Vacation Rentals (Sections 2.02, 4.01, 5.27).
  • Ordinance Number 2018-1283 (PDF) amending Chapter 50 of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Orange Beach, Alabama, to add a new Article XI, providing for the regulation of vacation rentals in certain residential districts.
  • Vacation Rental Zoning Map (PDF), the vacation rental rules are applicable in RS-1, RS-2, RS-3, and MHS zoned areas (shown in yellow and orange). The Beach Overlay District (shown outlined in red) is not affected by the vacation rental rules.

(RS: Single-family residential; MHS: Mobile Home Subdivision)