Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) returns for Hotels and Short-Term Rentals can now be submitted online, by phone, and mail to simplify your quarterly reporting. To submit your TOT online, please click the “Start Now” button found on the right and select the “File and Pay Quarterly TOT” option to begin your quarterly filing process.

For the privilege of occupancy in any “hotel”, each transient shall be subject to and shall pay a tax in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the rent charged by the operator; and a Lake County Tourism Improvement District (LCTID) Assessment in the amount of one and one-half percent (1.5%) for lodging.

If you need further assistance or help with filing your TOT return, you are welcome to contact us at LakeportTOT@hdlgov.com or by phone at (707) 360-0624 . All questions and applications are now processed online or over the phone.

TOT forms and payments may also be mailed to the address below. Please make checks payable to City of Lakeport.


City of Lakeport
C/O HdL TOT Processing Center
8839 N. Cedar Ave. #212 • Fresno, CA 93720

City of Lakeport
C/O HdL Support Center
8839 N. Cedar Ave. #212 • Fresno, CA 93720