Bed & Breakfast Establishments

​​​A Bed and Breakfast Establishment is defined as any place of lodging that provides 8 or fewer rooms for rent to no more than a total of 20 tourists for more than 10 nights in a 12-month period, is the owner's personal residence, is occupied by the owner at the time of rental, and in which the only meal served to guests is breakfast.


  • Each license issued by the department expires June 30 of each year.
  • License dates extend from July 1st of one year through June 30 of the following year.
  • If a license is granted after April 1 of a license year, that license will extend to June 30 of the following year. 
    • Example: If a business is licensed by the department on April 1, 2017, then its license will expire June 30, 2018.
  • Renewal fees for existing establishments shall be submitted to the Department before June 30 each year.


​Type of Facility​Annual License Fee​One-Time Pre-Inspection Fee
​Bed and Breakfast Establishment​$110​$300


  1. To obtain a license through the department, first 608-224-4923 or email ​our licensing specialists.
  2. The licensing specialist will get you the information you need and will explain the process steps to you.​