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The Regione del Veneto has passed legge regionale 14 giugno 2013, n. 11, which defines the five categories of “strutture ricettive complementari” (article 27) : alloggi turistici, case per vacanze, unità abitative ammobiliate ad uso turistico, bed & breakfast and rifugi alpini. Some may be relevant to your rental, check out the law or this page on the official Regione del Veneto website for definitions and corresponding requirements.

For more regulations about strutture ricettive complementari, see the decrees of application of the legge regionale 14 giugno 2013, n. 11, and other regulations on this page on the official Regione del Veneto.



Every “strutture ricettive” must be classified, according to the quality of the services offered. In order to complete classification :

To learn more about the classification procedure, see this page on the Regione del Veneto website or contact the Tourism department of Città metropolitana di Venezia.


Segnalazione certificata di inizio attività (SCIA)

After obtaining classification and before beginning of activity, the Hosts must present SCIA before the City Council. The procedure can be completed online through S.U.A.P.. For more information, you can find contact on this official page of Sportello Unico per le Attività Produttive.


Registration of Guests to the Police (registrazione degli ospiti)

Under the article 109 of TULPS (Testo unico delle leggi di pubblica sicurezza), the operators of tourist accommodations (including short-term rentals) have the duty to transmit informations about the guests to the authorities. It must be done within 24 hours after the arrival of the Guests : the process can be completed online through the official portal of the State Police.


Tourist Tax (imposta di soggiorno)

The Municipality of Venice has imposed the tourist tax by adopting City Council resolution n. 83 of the 23-24 June 2011 (see Venice tax regulations here). The tax is applied to the overnight stays of non-residents in the Municipality of Venice for a maximum of 5 consecutive nights, with some exemptions. The rates of the tax depends on some criteria as the classification, type of the accommodation and the seasonality. The process of remittance can be completed online. For more information, visit this portal about imposta di soggiorno on the official website of Venice City.


For more informations and contact on strutture ricettive complementari, visit this portal on the official Regione del Veneto.