Nightly Rental Businesses
2020-2021 Nightly Rental Renewal Application - Existing businesses
New Nightly Rental License Application - New Businesses
Owner Affidavit Form
Fire Inspection Requirements
Good Neighbor Policy & Parking Map - Part of Fire Inspection Requirement
General Information for Nightly Rentals in Brian Head
FAQ for Nightly Rentals
Town Code Regulating Nightly Rentals - Please read.
Business License Application
Business License Renewal Application - Fill in application
Special Event Application
Special Event Vendor Information
Renting out your cabin or condo on a nightly basis (less than 30 consecutive days)
If you are interested in renting out your cabin or condominium on a nightly basis (less than 30 consecutive days) you are required to hold a current Brian Head Town business license. A business license application must be submitted and approved before you rent out your cabin or condo. Failure to do so will result in a citation for conducting business without a license. Please contact the Town Clerk during normal business hours for any licensing details.
What you need to submit for a license:
1. Nightly Rental License Application - completed and signed
2. Owner Affidavit completed and signed
3. Proof of Insurance submitted
4. Fire Inspection passed, application must be submitted prior to scheduling an inspection.
5. All fees paid:
$150 new application includes one (1) unit/cabin
$16 for each additional new unit
$30 fire inspection, if a re-inspection is needed, an additional fee of $30 will be charged.
The application and fire inspection fees can be paid as one payment.
You can email your application and documents to:
Nancy Leigh, Town Clerk - firstname.lastname@example.org
Mailing address: Business Licensing
PO Box 190068
Brian Head, UT 84719-0068
Changes to the Nightly Rental Code - Effective August 11, 2020
The Town Council adopted an ordinance amending the Nightly Rental Code. This affects all nightly rentals (short-term rentals). To read the Nightly Rental Code, CLICK HERE. The fees for nightly rentals have also changed effective immediately:
New Application (new business) $150 includes one rental unit/cabin.
Additional new units/cabins: $16 per unit/cabin
Renewal Fee: $90 includes one rental unit/cabin
Additional units renewal: $10 per unit/cabin.
The 2020-2021 Licensing year commences on October 1st. All business licenses automatically expire September 30th of each year. To renew your nightly rental business license CLICK HERE. Online payments can be made on the Home Page of this website. Please note if you make an online payment, please use the left sidebar under "Non-Utility Payments" for all other payments. Please do NOT use your utility account to make a payment for licensing.
Mobile Food Vendors
On November 10, 2020 The Brian Head Town Council suspended some of the Town's restrictions for mobile food vendors to operate in Brian Head. This is due to the Covid-19 pandemic and is temporarily suspended for the 2020-21 winter season ending in April 2021.
Provisions Suspended for Food Trucks:
1. Food Trucks are not required to locate at a construction site only.
2. The requirement to move 250 feet every two hours is temporarily suspended.
3. Must provide reasonable parking and access for their customers.
4. If a food truck is requesting to locate on private property, they must contact the owner of that property prior to selling any foods.
5. Food trucks are prohibited from locating and selling within the Town right's of way and cannot obstruct traffic.
Food truck vendors must abide by all other regulations of the State and local authority.
If you would like more information, please contact the Town Clerk at email@example.com or by calling 435-677-2029 during normal business hours.
Doing Business in Brian Head
The tourist industry is the primary source of business in Brian Head. Known for its family oriented ski slopes, Brian Head has more to offer than skiing. There are extensive trail systems for biking, hiking, horseback riding, ATV's, snowmobiling, and x-country skiing. The outdoor enthusiast has plenty of option for both winter and summer seasons.
As Brian Head grows with new businesses, the Town continually expands its horizon on projects where viable commercial businesses can grow. The Town has developed a Master Trail plan along with continuing efforts to improve the Town's infrastructure in order to meet the demands of new growth.
Brian Head Town encourages potential businesses to look at Brian Head as a viable resort business community offering services to the tourist trade. The town staff is ready to assist new businesses through the process in establishing a business in Brian Head.
One of the first steps in opening a business in Brian Head is to obtain a business license. All businesses that conduct business within the Town boundaries are required to hold a valid business license, even if the business is licensed in another city or town. There are exemptions to this requirement. Please refer to the Brian Head Town Code, Title 3, Chapter 2A, Business in General. For a business license application, simply download the application and submit it to the Town Clerk for processing. Listed below is an informational sheet showing the licensing process along with contact information for other agencies.