April 25, 2017, Introduced by Rep. Sheppard and referred to the Committee on Tourism and Outdoor Recreation.
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 noise,
advertising, traffic, or other conditions.
(3) As used in this section, "short-term rental" means the
rental of any single-family residence or 1-to-4-family house or
dwelling unit, or any unit or group of units in a condominium, for
terms of less than 28 days at a time.
Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days
after the date it is enacted into law.