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.
Plumbing work shall not be started until the Plumbing Permit has been issued by the City of Ferndale. All installations shall be in conformance with State Codes. No work shall be concealed until it has been inspected.
When ready for inspection, contact (248) 546-2366 Monday – Thursday, 8 AM to 5:30 PM. The address, permit number and type of inspection are required when requesting an inspection.
Community & Economic Development
248-546-2366 ext. 115