For owners currently renting their homes for short-term rental, you will need to register within the January 1 through February 28, 2019 timeframe to avoid enforcement procedures for non-compliance. Owners who begin a short-term rental program of their home after January 1, 2019 will have 30-days to register with Tahoe Donner. A reminder, if you begin renting your home as a short-term rental, you are also subject to registering with the Town of Truckee for the Transient Occupancy Tax. Should an owner not register with Tahoe Donner, a notice of violation will be sent followed by hearing and possible fines for non-compliance of the rules.

The owner is responsible at all times for compliance with all Tahoe Donner Association rules and regulations and other applicable provisions in the Governing Documents during the guests and tenants occupancy and use of the property. A violation of any of the Covenants Private Property Rules, which includes the STR rules, may result in a fine of $400 for the first violation, $800 for the second violation, and $1600 for the third violation, all occurring within a one-year period from the first hearing, including garbage spills. Garbage Spill, 2nd violation $800.00. Tree and/or vegetation removal, $200 to $5,000 per tree involved, plus replacement.

Fire safety rule violations starting at $1,000 and up to $5,000 per incident.

Fines may be assessed, per incident, on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis according to the nature and severity of the infraction and at the discretion of the Covenants Committee. See TDA Covenants Rules Section V: Schedule of Fines, Penalties for full text.


Tahoe Donner compliance staff within the Architectural Standards Office facilitates the day-to-day operation of all Covenants Rules enforcement including the STR rules. The Covenants Rules, which include the STR rules, are enforced by the Covenants Committee under the delegation and direction of the Board of Directors.