The City’s administrative offices will be closed from Monday, December 25 – Monday, January 1. 24-hour operations will remain in effect for the Police and Fire Departments. Some facilities will be open at full or limited hours. Get more information.

Transient Occupancy (Hotel) Tax

Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) also known as "hotel tax" or "bed tax" is a City tax of 12% on the rate paid by guests at local hotels for stays under 30 days. The tax is collected by the hotel and remitted to the City of San Rafael. (See Ordinance 1550 and Ordinance 3551 for definitions and additional details).


Forms and payments should be sent to:

City of San Rafael
Finance Department
1400 5th Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901

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