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Can I apply for a short term rental permit in Leavenwo...

Can I apply for a short term rental permit in Leavenworth? Chelan County requires permits for those homeowners looking to rent their home as a vacation rental (STR) for periods shorter than 30 days. The permit costs $500 and needs to be renewed annually. When does Chelan County accept new Short Term Rental permit applications? Permit applications for Chelan County short term rentals are …

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Are there new Chelan County short term rental rules?

In a previous post we outlined Leavenworth vacation rental rules for those interested in a short term rental in the city limits of Leavenworth. This article will follow up with an overview about Chelan County short term rental rules for properties in unincorporated areas outside of Leavenworth. Vacation rentals are known as short term rentals or STRS or even “nightly / weekly rentals.” Any …

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Leavenworth Vacation Rental Rules

Many homebuyers buying a vacation home in Leavenworth Washington often consider renting the home as an Airbnb, VRBO or short term rental when the house is not in use. But what are the Leavenworth vacation rental rules? One of the most common questions we receive as Leavenworth real estate agents is.. Are Airbnb allowed in Leavenworth? Airbnb are allowed in commercial areas within the …

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Leavenworth Forest Fires, Wildfire Smoke and Indoor Ai...

Thanks to Don Hester of NCW Home Inspections for sharing with us his thoughts on wildfire smoke and indoor air quality. As most of us in Leavenworth and Wenatchee have seen, breathed and muddled through, fire season and the related wildfire smoke has been more severe in the last several years. When air quality reaches “Hazardous levels” it is recommended to stay indoors. What is …

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Easy to Drive Your Electric Car to Leavenworth

Updated June 2022 In 2011, The Department of Commerce and the Washington State Department of Transportation announced plans to make the Stevens Pass Greenway the first electric vehicle-friendly National Scenic Byway route including new Leavenworth car charging stations. With Federal Recovery Act funding through the State Energy Program, and promised that the state would install two to three electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations …

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Can Heat Tape Cause a Fire?

Guest Post by Don Hester of NCW Home Inspections, LLC a Licensed Washington State Home Inspection service located in Wenatchee Washington A recent house fire in Leavenworth has numerous homeowners wondering “Can heat tape cause a fire?” A very common artifact of living with snow in the Leavenworth or Lake Wenatchee area is the use of heat tape to help manage snow and ice on roofs and …

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Hirst Decision Fixed

 On January 19, 2018 Governor Inslee signed the Hirst fix legislation passed by the state legislature as SB 6091. This fixes the very troubling 2016 Washington State Supreme Court ruling known as the Hirst decision. The Hirst decision caused chaos by adding uncertainty whether rural property owners would be able to prove water availability and get building permits for new construction. There was a lot of confusion and …

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Chelan County Well Drilling Myths: Hirst Decision Expl...

 UPDATED JANUARY 2018 The Washington State legislature passed SB 6091 which fixes the state Supreme Court ruling known as the Hirst decision. Governor Jay Inslee signed the Hirst fix legislation January 19, 2018.  We will link to a blog post with new information – this is good news.   In the past year, we have heard a ton of Chelan County well drilling myths in the …

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Fish Lake is Closed – Toxic Algae

Update Monday October 6, 2014 – Fish Lake Safe for Swimming It is now safe to use Fish Lake but swimmers should still be cautious, say officials with the Chelan-Douglas Health District. Levels of the liver toxin microcystin, caused by an algae bloom, have gone down to healthy levels, officials said Friday. Late last month, levels had been as high as 785 micrograms per …

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2014 Leavenworth Forest Fire Update

September Update – Leavenworth Forest Fire September 14, 2014 The Tumwater Fire in Leavenworth is currently burning in steep terrain at the edge of town above the Heidleburger Restaurant and above Marson Drive, west of Ski Hill Road.  There are a few helicopters with water buckets working the fire as well as hand crews. Marson Drive is on a level 1 evacuation notice, but …

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