Rental Registration

Per Town bylaw passed in 2023, all property rentals (not including hotels, motels, and inns) in the Town of Orleans are required to be registered with the Town before they can be rented. Registration is quick and does not require payment or inspection. 

Registration can be done either online, through the Town's permit portal, or by filling out a form and submitting it to the Assessing Department in Town Hall. 

Click here to register through the public permit portal of the Town. The text of the bylaw appears after clicking Rental Certificate.

Click here for the registration form as a fillable PDF. The text of the bylaw appears on the second page. The form can be submitted to the Assessing Department in person, by email to, or by mail to the following address:

Attention: Assessing Department, 19 School Road, Orleans MA 02653

Please contact the Assessing Department at 508-240-3700 (x 2430) or email with any questions.