SENATE BILL NO. 446
A bill to amend 2006 PA 110, entitled
"Michigan zoning enabling act,"
(MCL 125.3101 to 125.3702) by adding section 206b.
the people of the state of michigan enact:
Sec. 206b. (1) For the purposes of zoning, all of the following apply to the rental of a dwelling, including, but not limited to, short-term rental:
(a) It is a residential use of property and a permitted use in all residential zones.
(b) It is not subject to a special use or conditional use permit or procedure different from those required for other dwellings in the same zone.
(c) It is not a commercial use of property.
(2) This section does not prohibit regulation applied on a consistent basis to rental and owner-occupied residences for any of the following:
(a) Noise, advertising, traffic, or other conditions, for the prevention of nuisances.
(b) The number of persons that may occupy a dwelling.
(c) Inspections and inspection fees.
(d) Taxes otherwise permitted by law.
(3) As used in this section, "short-term rental" means the rental of a single-family residence, a dwelling unit in a 1-to-4–family house, or any unit or group of units in a condominium, for terms of not more than 30 consecutive days.
Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law.