Short-Term Rentals in City of East Point

If you plan to offer your property in the City of East Point as a short-term rental, you must apply for a permit before you list the rental on websites such as Airbnb or VRBO. This is just one of the short-term rental rules required by local law.

Complaint Hotline

Want to report noise, parking, trash, or other problems with a short-term rental? Think there’s an illegal rental in your neighborhood? We’re here to help. The Complaint Hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visit or call 1-404-777-4846

How to Run a Compliant Short-Term Rental

The goal of our short-term rental program is to make the home-sharing economy work for everyone in the City of East Point.

Short-term rentals are residential units rented for 29 days or less. They can be houses, apartments, condos, cabins, rooms, or certain other dwellings. They might instead be called vacation rentals, home shares, or something similar.

Property owners of short-term rentals must apply for a permit and then must renew the permit annually. After the property owner has received the permit, they must file for a business license if the property is a whole house short-term rental.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Learn more in our frequently asked questions.

About City of East Point’s Short-Term Rental Program

Short-term regulations in the City of East Point went into effect in October and December of 2020 after a process informed by research and community input. The short-term rental program is run by the East Point Planning & Community Development Department. Learn more about the short-term rentals ordinance on the East Point Planning & Community Development webpage at

The City of East Point contracted with Granicus’ Host Compliance, a service that helps us identify short-term rentals and make sure owners are following the rules and paying their fair share.


Data About Short-Term Rentals

There are 21 permitted short-term rentals in the City of East Point as of October 5, 2022.


Use our hotline for complaints about a specific short-term rental: or 1-404-777-4846.

For all other questions, please contact  or call the following departments:

Planning & Community Development: 404-270-7029

Property Tax: 404-270-7083

Hotline for Code Violations: 404-559-6270