Short-term Rentals

A close-up photo of a key in a key-hole for the short term rental page.

What is a short-term rental?

A short-term rental is considered a dwelling unit which is shared, in whole or in part, for temporary occupancy for periods of up to 30 consecutive days. 

What are the rules for short-term rentals in the City of Temecula?

Short-term rentals are prohibited in the City of Temecula (TMC 17.06.030). The Temecula City Council voted to re-affirm the existing prohibition on January 14, 2020. Additionally, the City Council voted to increase the fine on prohibited short-term rentals to $1,000 per day. 

What about areas outside of the City?

Temecula Wine Country, De Luz, and other unincorporated areas of Riverside County are regulated by the County of Riverside. Information on the County of Riverside’s short-term rental regulations is available here.

Where can I find a map of the City?

Use this link to access a GIS map of the City.