30-Day Minimum Notice

The Town of Jackson has a 30-day minimum notice of non-renewal requiring landlords to provide at least 30-days’ notice to tenants if the rental unit will not be available to re-rent at the end of the term of the lease. The ordinance is provided below. 

Chapter 5.80



  • 5.80.010 Purpose. 
  • 5.80.020 Definitions. 
  • 5.80.030 Minimum Notice of Non-Renewal. 
  • 5.80.040 Penalty. 


5.80.010 Purpose. 

This chapter is enacted to exercise, to the fullest extent allowed by Wyoming statutes, the Wyoming Constitution and the United States Constitution, the powers of the Town of Jackson to take steps to provide minimum notice requirements for non-renewal of residential rental properties in order to provide for the health, safety and welfare of its residents.

(Ord. 1187 §1, 2018)

5.80.020 Definitions. 

  1. “Rental Agreement” means any agreement, written or oral, which establishes or modifies the terms, conditions, rules or any other provisions regarding the use and occupancy of a residential rental unit but excluding a Residential Short Term Rental that is permitted in compliance with Chapter 5.60 of the Jackson Municipal Code.
  2. “Renter” means any renter, lessee, tenant or other person entitled under a rental agreement to occupy a residential rental unit to the exclusion of others.
  3. “Owner” means the owner, lessor or sublessor of a residential rental unit and for purposes of notice and other communication required or allowed under this article, “owner” includes a managing agent, leasing agent or resident manager unless the agent or manager specifies otherwise in writing in the rental agreement.

(Ord. 1187 §1, 2018)

5.80.030             Minimum Notice of Non-Renewal. 

  1. If a rental unit will not be available to Renter to re-rent at the end of the term of a Rental Agreement that has not expired and has not been prematurely terminated for cause and the Renter has complied with the terms and conditions thereof, the Owner must provide the Renter, at a minimum, thirty (30) days’ written notice that the unit will not be available to Renter to re-rent. Unless otherwise stated in a Rental Agreement, written notice may be provided via electronic communication upon mutual consent of the parties.
  2. It is not a violation of 5.80.030.A if Owner cures the failure to provide the notice required by that subsection by promptly providing Renter with overdue written notice of non- Jackson Municipal Code Title 5 – Business Licenses and Regulations Page 64 of 64 renewal extended through the last day of the following month, not to be less than thirty (30) days.
  3. Nothing in this provision may be construed to impair an Owner’s rights under Wyo. Stat. Ann. §1-21-1203(d).

(Ord. 1187 §1, 2018)

5.80.040             Penalty. 

  1. Any person in violation of any provision(s) of this Chapter is liable for a civil penalty not to exceed seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) per day per violation.
  2. The civil penalty may be recommended in an administrative hearing and the proceedings shall be governed by the Town of Jackson Contested Case Rules.

(Ord. 1187 §1, 2018)