Short-Term Rental Information

The City of Hewitt requires the registration of short-term rentals. A short-term rental is defined as a residential structure (including houses, duplexes, triplexes, condominiums, or other living units) or a portion thereof rented for a tenancy of thirty (30) days or less. Ordinance No. 2020-06, approved by the Hewitt City Council on April 20, 2020, addresses short-term rentals and establishes regulations imposing a hotel occupancy tax. Along with registration, the owner must also complete a Hotel Occupancy Form to remit any taxes due to the city. 

Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) registrations and returns for Short-Term Rentals can be submitted at For further information, please contact HewittTXHOT@hdlgov or 254-777-6055. Phone support is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.