STR Hardship Extension

Anaheim Short-Term Rental Hardship Extension Application Submittal Instructions & Checklist

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Application(s) and supporting documentation must be submitted on 8 ½” x 11”, unstapled paper.

1. “Short‐Term Hardship Extension Application”. Complete all sections of the application.
a. Part 1 – Name and Address of Short‐Term Rental Property
b. Part 2 – Short‐Term Rental Operator Information
c. Part 3 – Property Owner Information
d. Part 4 – Required Documents for Submittal with Application
e. Part 5 – Items to be Initialed by Primary Property Owner
f. Part 6 – Certification (Signature, Print Name and Title, Date)

2. “Short‐Term Hardship Extension Application Data Form”
a. Provide all verification documentation. i.e., escrow documents, title, closing statement, etc.
a. All verification documentation must be printed on 8 ½” by 11”, unstapled paper.
b. Schedules 1 through 4
a. Please review Data Form to determine applicability of Schedules
b. Note: Schedule 4 (print out additional Schedule 4’s as needed)

 3. Application Fee.
a. Submit non‐refundable application fee of $ 1,086.00. Make check payable to the City of Anaheim.

 4. Application Submittal.
a. Applications and supporting documentation must be received by 5:00 PM on Monday, April 10, 2017. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
b. To facilitate the process, the City has arranged for a dedicated contract staff member to assist applicants with questions and provide a courtesy screening of applications.
c. We strongly encourage applicants to take advantage of these dedicated services which will be available
on Tuesdays/Thursdays (8:30 am – 12:30 pm) and Wednesdays (1:30 pm – 5:00 pm).
d. While you may submit your application at any time during the City’s regular business hours, within the
dates noted above, you may find it more expeditious and convenient to make an appointment to submit
your application to our dedicated contract staff member.
e. You may request an appointment or request a courtesy screening of your application(s) by emailing:

5. Download Application at:

6. Hardship Extension Application Forms are also available at:

Anaheim City Hall (Business License Division)
200 S. Anaheim Boulevard, First Floor
Anaheim, CA 92805

7. Email Questions. If you have specific questions regarding the Hardship Extension Application and/or Data
Form we ask that you email your question(s) to: Answers to the questions will
be posted to: within 72 hours (3 business days), to the extent


STR Hardship Submittal Instructions and Checklist

STR Hardship Application & Cover Letter (Required) 

STR Hardship Application Data Form (Required)

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Answers to Emailed Questions

STR Amortization Ordinance

(Revised 3/9/17)

 Hardship Extension applications available online at

 April 10, 2017
5:00 pm

Last day to submit Hardship Extension application(s)

 February 11, 2018

Last day to legally operate a permitted STR, unless a hardship extension has been granted

Email STR Hardship Extension Application questions to: