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Rental Dwelling Licensing Requirements

Each entity, person or business, which owns, operates or maintains a rental dwelling within Provo City, must have a Rental Dwelling License.

New applicants will be required to submit an application online and include the following information:

  • Proof of Ownership of the Property
    • Land Records, Deed, Escrow Document, etc.
  • Photocopy of Property Owner's Picture ID
  • If the Property is registered under an LLC or DBA, you will be need to provide proof of the registered name with the Utah Department of Commerce or the Articles of Incorporation
  • A notarized Limited Power of Attorney Document Disclaimer, if the Property Owner resides outside of Utah
  • Property Manager information, if the Property Owner resides more than 20 miles from the rental dwelling

There is a $20 fee for one (1) unit and $60 for multiple units, including duplexes.

If you are adding an additional property to an existing Rental Dwelling License, please refer to the requirements for new applicants above.

If you currently have a license for one unit and are adding one or more properties there is a $40 fee.

If you already have a license for multiple units, no new fees are required.

If you need to change the name on the Rental Dwelling License, the following information is required:

  • A letter regarding the reason of the name change
  • Photocopy of Property Owner's Picture ID
  • If the Property is registered under an LLC or DBA, you will be need to provide proof of the registered name with the Utah Department of Commerce or the Articles of Incorporation

There is a $10 fee for any name changes made to a license.

Please note, if you are buying a home any Rental Dwelling License registered at the address is non-transferable. You will be required to apply for a new Rental Dwelling License. This will not affect your renters, they may remain in the home during the application process.

Please review Provo City Code Chapter Chapter 6.26 for Rental Dwellings before applying.

If you have any further questions, please call 3-1-1 or (801) 852-6000 to speak with Customer Service. The FAQ page is also available to answer any additional questions you may have. Licensing & Permits FAQ »

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