Lodging Tax

Village Council passed Ordinance 2017-14 "Enacting New Chapter 882 Entitled Lodging Excise Tax of the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Yellow Springs, Ohio Effective January 1, 2018" on September 5, 2017. 

This ordinance implements a lodging tax of 3% on all lodging establishments within the Village beginning January 1, 2018 with collections beginning on July 31, 2018. 

Please refer to the ordinance in full by clicking here.

We have also created a Lodging Tax Frequently Asked Questions

If you are the owner or operator of a lodging establishment within the Village and wish to get started, you need to contact the Planning and Zoning Department to apply.  Click here for more information and the required forms.

The Lodging Tax Form can be accessed by clicking here - Lodging Tax Form

All operators must complete and submit a permit application within 30 days of the effective date of this ordinance or within 30 days after commencing business, whichever is later. 

You may refer to the graphic below for information on this process:

 Lodging tax information

Should you have any questions on the permit process, you may contact Planning and Zoning Administrator Denise Swinger at dswinger@vil.yellowsprings.oh.us

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