Rooming House Licensing

Rooming House Licensing


The definition of a rooming house is any dwelling or part of any dwelling containing one or more rooming units, in which space is let by the owner or operator to three or more persons who are not husband or wife, son or daughter, mother or father, or sister or brother to the owner / operator.

No person shall operate a rooming house or shall occupy or let to another for occupancy any rooming unit in a rooming house unless this person holds a valid rooming house permit issued by the Director of Public Health.

Visit our forms library to download an application for a rooming house permit.

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For additional information, please contact Housing Code Enforcement at (203) 854-7821.