Municipal Requirements

Some municipalities have additional requirements in order to rent. Please check your municipality below to view these requirements and connect to their website.

Village of Ephraim

The Village of Ephraim has enacted an ordinance for all short-term rentals. The Village of Ephraim STR license will be renewed annually and is due by November 30 of each year.  Fee Schedule: Initial Licensing Fee $200 - Late fee $150 (Renewal fee t/b/d)

Details can be found below or on the Village of Ephraim's website.

If you are looking for detailed guidance, please contact the Village for assistance at 920-854-5501 or [email protected].

Village of Ephraim Premier Resort Area Tax (PRAT) Proposal
PRAT Proposal – Village of Ephraim

Questions and Answers Relating to the 0.5 % Premier Resort Area Tax
PRAT Facts – Village of Ephraim

Town of Gibraltar

Click the link below to find the Town of Gibraltar's Short-term rental license application.

Liberty Grove

Click the link below to find the Town of Liberty Grove's Short-term rental license application.


Click the link below to find the Town of Nasewaupee's information on short term rentals.

Please note that this page will continue to be updated.


Click the link below to find the Town of Sevastopol's Short-term rental license application.

Sister Bay

The Village of Sister Bay has enacted a Premier Resort Area Tax (PRAT), which adds an additional 0.5% tax to short-term rentals.

Please click the link below to find out more about PRAT.

In addition the PRAT, Sister Bay has instituted a short-term rental ordinance with various requirements. A copy of the ordinance and requirements can be found in the links below

City of Sturgeon Bay Tourist Rooming House Ordinance

As of the February 16th, 2016 Common Council meeting, the tourist rooming house ordinance passed and is now part of the City's Zoning Code.  Those who rent transiently within the City of Sturgeon Bay will need a permit from both the Door County Tourism Zone Commission and the City of Sturgeon Bay.

Below is the permit, ordinance and FAQ's regarding the City of Sturgeon Bay's TRH ordinance.  If you have further questions regarding the ordinance please contact Stephanie Servia, City Planner/Zoning Administrator of the City of Sturgeon Bay (920) 746-2907 or email at [email protected].