Short-Term Rentals

The Mille Lacs County Short-Term Rental License Ordinance takes effect on January 1st, 2023. This ordinance establishes rules and regulations for Short-Term Rentals (STRs) in Mille Lacs County. Under this ordinance, owners of STRs are required to obtain a Short-Term Rental License through the County. License applications can be found on the Mille Lacs County online permitting portal.

Requirements for a Short-Term Rental License include:

- Septic System Compliance Inspection on file with County within last 3 years (5 years for a new system)

- Lodging License from the MN Department of Health

- Site inspection by the Mille Lacs County Building Official: Short-Term Rental Inspection Report