VHR Code Enforcement
1352 Johnson Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe,
Ph: (530) 542-7474
Vacation Home Rentals (VHRs) are enforced by the South Lake Tahoe Police Department's Vacation Home Rental Code Enforcement Team.
Complaints and responses will be posted on this webpage and updated regularly.
1) To see all complaints, CSO or PD response, follow the link below:
CLICK HERE FOR LIST OF VHR/PD RESPONSES TO COMPLAINTS at VHR PROPERTIES.
Last updated 6/20/2018 (updated business days only)
2) Open the link and click on the address to see the report card for that item.
To make a complaint or report a disturbance, please contact 530 542-7474
at the time of the disturbance
and an officer will be dispatched in response.
Click on the links below for enforcement materials that may be used in your VHR.
Vacation Home Rental brochure
Vacation Home Rental flyer
VHR Enforcement Video
VHR Enforcement Interview
There is new city code pertaining to VHRs!! (voted 11/21/2017, effective 12/22/2017)
citations SHALL be issued to occupants & owners for any code violations at VHRs. $1,000
Responding officers have no discretion and will issue citations without a warning.
The primary violations are:
Noise – no excessive noise at any time but especially after 10 pm
Parking - is only allowed in the driveway or inside the garage of the VHR. No street parking is allowed at any time.
Trash – keep the trash in a bear box or indoors
Maximum Occupancy/vehicles – cannot exceed the posted occupancy or vehicle limitations at ANY TIME. Parties and weddings are prohibited. The occupancy and vehicle limits are for any time/duration and include all occupants AND any of their guests
Hot Tubs – absolutely no hot tub use between 10 pm and 8 am
If you have received a citation for a VHR violation and you were not at fault and wish to contest it, you may appeal the citation. The instructions are on the back of the citation. You may use the
Citation Appeal Form which must be received by the Citation Processing Center (a third party located in Newport Beach, CA) within 30 days of the citation issuance. No payment or appeals will be accepted at any City of South Lake Tahoe offices.
To review the City Ordinance, click here.