Owners of property in Marshfield who plan to rent out their homes listed on websites like Airbnb or VRBO will need to apply for a short-term rental license through the City of Marshfield if the property is rented out for a period of 29 days or less.
Airbnb’s are originally known as “Air Bed and Breakfast/Air mattress B&B”, which is an online marketplace that connects visitors who want to rent out their homes over a short term. A VRBO is short for “Vacation Rental By Owner” and as the name implies, it specializes in vacation rentals of all types: houses, apartments, condos, villas, etc.
Please contact the City Clerk’s office at 715-384-7831 or reach out to Deputy City Clerk Jessica Schiferl at [email protected] to obtain a license or for more information.
The City of Marshfield will begin accepting applications for short-term rental licenses on Monday, June, 1 2020.
In addition, to getting a license from the City, licenses and permits are also required by the State of Wisconsin along with Marathon and Wood Counties.
The application for short-term rental license is available on the city website at ci.marshfield.wi.us.