Short-term Rental Licenses

Under Ordinance 07-20, the City of Hazel Park has provided for the licensing of short-term rental properties such as Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway, etc. Licenses must be applied for by mail or in-person through the City Clerk's Office (111 E. Nine Mile Rd., Hazel Park, MI 48030). Fees include a nonrefundable $500 application fee and, if the license is approved, an annual $625 licensing fee. Inspections must be scheduled with the Building Dept. at the time of application and every six months thereafter in order to maintain licensure.

Is issued, a Short-term Rental License is valid until December 31st of the issuing year. No person may hold more than one (1) license at a time, and no more than one (1) license may be issued in any city block. Up to 30 licenses may be issued at a time. Licenses are non-transferable and non-assignable.

Below is a link to the Short-term Rental License Application. Contained within are instructions on what additional documentation is required to be submitted along with the Application itself. Read the Application carefully before applying. Also linked below is a copy of the "Good Neighbor Guidelines" which, pursuant to Ord. 07-20, must be provided to the occupants of a short-term rental. Lastly, a link to the governing Ordinance is included.

Short-term Rental License Application

Good Neighbor Guidelines

Ordinance governing Short-term Rental Licenses

For questions, you may contact the City Clerk's Office at (248) 546-4064 during normal business hours.