On March 22, 2021, Ferndale City Council adopted an ordinance regulating Short Term Rentals (STRs) operating with City limits. The ordinance seeks to regulate Short Term Rentals by requiring annual registration and inspections. The STR Ordinance goes into effect on July 22, 2021, and will require all STR’s to register with the City. Registration and inspection services will be completed by the Ferndale Building Department.
Requests to split or combine parcels or request a legal description change require review by the City and final approval by Oakland County. Parcel split and combination requests must meet zoning requirements and schedule of regulations for the parcel. Prior to applying to the City, please review the subject parcel's zoning district (link) and schedule of regulations (link).
Payment can be made to the City of Ferndale at the Building Department counter, City Hall drop box, or mail to 300 E. 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220.
Community & Economic Development
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