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Jun 21

Rumor: Sugar Land allows short-term rentals to operate within the city limits.

Posted on June 21, 2017 at 9:19 a.m. by Web Admin

Fact: While short-term rentals (STRs) have become quite popular across the country, the use of a residential property as an STR advertised via websites such as Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO, etc. violates the city of Sugar Land zoning regulations. STRs are classified under SIC Code #7021 Rooming and Boarding and are prohibited within residential zoning districts. The information can be found in the Sugar Land Development Code Land Use Sec. 2-71 at