City of Miami Beach Extends State of Emergency Declaration
(Miami Beach, FL) Aug 19, 2020 -
- Short-term rentals and vacation rentals that are not located in condominium or hotel buildings must remain CLOSED and are expressly PROHIBITED.
- Short-term rentals and vacation rentals that are not located in condominium or hotel buildings are prohibited from accepting any new guests or making any new reservations.
- Commencing at 12:01 a.m., Saturday, August 22, 2020 and notwithstanding any other emergency order to the contrary, for short-term rentals and vacation rentals located in condominiums or hotel buildings where otherwise permitted, the maximum daytime and overnight occupancy shall be up to a maximum of two persons per bedroom plus two additional persons per rental unit not to exceed a maximum of four persons, unless it is a single family group staying together, in which case not to exceed six persons per rental unit.
Any violation(s) of the maximum occupancy restriction may result in the immediate revocation of the Business Tax Receipt for the short-term rental unit or vacation rental in question for the duration of the Emergency Order, or any other appropriate penalty determined by the City Manager.
Any violation of the emergency measures shall subject the individual, operator, business entity, or organization to arrest and criminal prosecution pursuant to Section 26-36 and Section 1-14 of the City Code. Furthermore, any violation of the provisions of this Order may subject an operator, business entity, or organization to the closure of the establishment for a period of at least 24 hours, or through the duration of the State of Emergency.
For additional information on the city’s efforts to curb COVID-19, please visit www.miamibeachfl.gov/coronavirus.