Is there a difference between the application for a Short-Term Rental license and a Homestay license?

No. The application is the same. You will be required to select homestay or STR on the application to distinguish which you are applying for (PBMC 17.113.040, 17.09.040, 5.22.120). 

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1. What is a Short-Term Rental?
2. What is a Homestay Rental?
3. Is there a difference between the application for a Short-Term Rental license and a Homestay license?
4. How are 'days' counted when regulating STRs versus long-term rentals?
5. Can I rent my ADU as an STR?
6. Do I need to live in my STR once it is licensed?
7. My property is in the correct zone, but I'm in a condominium or planned development, can I rent my home as an STR/Homestay?
8. I just bought a new house, when can I apply for an STR license?
9. What if my house has an existing, attached ADU, am I eligible for an STR?
10. Who enforces the STR Ordinance?
11. What if I know of an unlicensed STR/Homestay in my neighborhood?
12. I am renting my home on a month-to-month basis, am I subject to the standards and provisions of this ordinance?
13. Do I need a Business License for my STR?
14. What are the fines if a residence is operating as an unlicensed STR?
15. What is the difference between a Vacation Rental and Short-Term Rental?