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Short-Term Rental Licence Application


Welcome to the online application for a Short-Term Rental Accommodation Licence in the Town of Gravenhurst.

Before proceeding, please review By-law 2022-58 To Licence and Regulate Short-Term Rentals within the Town of Gravenhurst. The By-law provides information on what documents are required for submission.

As per section 1.1 (w): "Short-Term Rental Accommodation (or STRA) means the use of a dwelling unit that operates or offers a place of temporary residence, lodging or occupancy by way of concession, permit, lease, licence, rental agreement, or similar commercial arrangement for any period equal to or less than twenty-eight (28) consecutive calendar days, throughout all or any part of the calendar year, unless otherwise prohibited by this By-law or any other By-law of the Town of Gravenhurst."

In order to be eligible for consideration, all Short-Term Rental Licence Applicants must complete and submit the following application form, including all applicable documents outlined in By-law 2022-58.

If you have any questions regarding the licensing process, please contact the Legislative Services Department at 705-687-3412 option 8, or email


An application submission does not guarantee a licence. Most applications receive a response within 5 business days.
The application must be submitted before the session ends. There is no save feature to resume an application at a later time.
Licence duration: January 1, 2024 to December 31, 2024

Documents required for the application:
Renters Code of Conduct Form
Responsible Person Consent Form
- Site Plan (Site Plan Example)
- Photo ID
- Proof of Ownership
Authorization to Act as an Agent Form (if applicable) 

Short-Term Rental Payment 
Licence fee: $750.00
- Online by Credit Card (Visa or Mastercard)
- In-person at the Municipal Office 
Please make all payments within 72 hours of application submission.



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