Why is there a Hospitality Fee and how is it used?

The City adopted the Hospitality Fee in order to diversify its revenue sources and not place continuing burdens upon business and residents through the business license tax and property tax. The Hospitality Fee was identified as an equitable way for residents and visitors to the City to contribute to the cost of:

  • Beach maintenance
  • Bridges
  • Drainage
  • Expenditures associated with Public Safety
  • Oceanfront access ways
  • Public parking
  • Recreational facilities
  • Roads

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1. What is the Hospitality Fee?
2. What is the Hospitality Fee imposed on?
3. Who collects the Hospitality Fee?
4. Who collects the Hospitality Fee?
5. Why is there a Hospitality Fee and how is it used?
6. What is the remittance process?
7. Are there other fees collected by other agencies?