Short-Term Rentals

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Welcome to Middletown's resource center for Short-Term Rentals (STRs). Our town is home to a variety of accommodations, including STRs. To help manage these rentals effectively, we offer a range of resources for residents, hosts and guests. Below are documents to help everyone understand STRs and where to turn with questions or concerns.

Short-Term Rental Documents

To Register A Short-Term Rental With the Town 

To Register A Short-Term Rental With the State

What is the State Registration Number I am asked to use when filling out my Town of Middletown Short Term Rental application?

When filling out the application for Short Term Rentals on the Town of Middletown E-Permitting Portal there is a question asking for your State of Rhode Island Short Term Rental Registration Permit #.  The number will start with RE. followed by a five digit number - STR.           Example in box below.

  1. Kim Pine

    Zoning Enforcement Officer
    Phone: 401-842-6500, Ext. 1051

  2. Ray Clancey

    Zoning Enforcement Officer


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Designation of Agent Nonresident Landlord Information

Attached form is designed to meet minimal statutory filing requirements pursuant to the relevant statutory provision. This form and the information provided are not substitutes for the advice and services of an attorney and/or tax specialist. 

Click the blue link to access the State of Rhode Island Designation of Agent Nonresident form Designation of Agent Nonresident Landlord form link

Additional Information can be found through the Division of Business Services located at 148 W. River Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02904-2615 Phone: (401) 222-3040 Website: