Short-Term Rentals

 Village of Ephraim Short-Term Rental Requirements

**License Required: No Owner shall allow property under their ownership or control to be used as an STR without obtaining and maintaining a Village of Ephraim license.**  

On August 9, 2022, the Village of Ephraim enacted Village of Ephraim Ordinance No. 04-2022 creating section 12.08 of the Ephraim Code of Ordinances Regulating Short-Term Rentals "STR".

If your property meets the definition of a short-term rental and has been issued, or would otherwise be subject to a State of Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Tourist Rooming House License (TRH)  your property will be required to obtain a Village of Ephraim STR license.

Ordinance No. 04-2022 became effective on January 1, 2023.  The Village of Ephraim STR license will be renewed annually, on or before November 30 of each year.

Fee Schedule: Initial Licensing Fee $200 - Late fee $150

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Village of Ephraim Short-Term Rental Ordinance

Permit Application

Fillable Permit Application


Fillable Neighbor Notification Letter

Neighbor Notification Form Letter (pdf to print and write-in)

Fillable Property Rules/Good Neighbor

Word version of Property Rules/Good Neighbor