Can I do a short-term rental like Airbnb and Vacation Rental by Owner (VRBO) at my house?

Short term rentals like Airbnb and Vacation Rental by Owner (VRBO) are only allowed in the following zones:  RM8, RM14, PRD, CBD, CN, CL, CG, MS and UNV. To find out what your property is zoned, contact the Planning Department at 931.520.5271 or check our website under business and then click on zoning map.  If you are in the correct zone, see our short term rental check list.

Short Term Rental Check List

  • Make sure your property is zoned for this use
  • Fill out a Short Term Rental Permit
  • Schedule a fire inspection
  • Obtain a city and county business license
  • Obtain the necessary insurance
  • Submit your STRP to the Codes Department
  • Pay permit fees
  • Permit issued

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