Building and Development
- Please read the entire Building Permit Process (PDF) document before calling with any building questions, as the document should answer all general questions.
- For code or zoning requirements please reference the Garibaldi Municipal Code. Use the upper right search bar to find your topic.
- For further questions regarding planning, zoning, property owner information, code requirements, etc., please contact the Land Use Planner by E-mail.
Short Term Rentals
Zones C1 and D1 both allow tourist housing, as follows:
D. “Hotel” means any structure, or any portion of any structure, which is occupied or intended or designed for transient occupancy for 30 days or less for dwelling, lodging or sleeping purposes; and includes any hotel, motel, inn, condominium, tourist home or house, studio hotel, bachelor hotel, lodging house, rooming house, apartment house, public or private dormitory, fraternity, sorority, public or private club; and also means space in mobile home or trailer parks, or similar structures or spaces or portions thereof so occupied; provided, such occupancy is for less than a 30-day period.
units shall comply with the following standards, which are intended to control the size and number of on individual lots, ensure compatibility with existing uses and ensure that are for the use of permanent or long-term residents, rather than short-term rental use.