Short-Term Rentals

Welcome to East Bay Charter Township's Short-Term Rental information page. The links located to the left (or the above submenu on cell phones) will navigate to short-term rental ordinance(s), applications/renewals, and enforcement. Once you have reviewed the STR Enforcement page instructions, please complete this form to document a disturbance

Whether you own, manage, rent, or live next to a short-term rental, use this page to become familiar with East Bay Township's short-term rental requirements, licensing, and enforcement. 

If you have any questions, please visit the Planning & Zoning Department, which operates the short-term rental licensing program and related enforcement. The Department may be reached by phone at (231) 947-8681 ex. 1 or via email.

Please note: On July 10, 2023, East Bay Charter Township Board of Trustees voted to approve Ordinance 3 of 2023 which will replace Ordinance 5 of 2019. This ordinance went into effect August 1, 2023.  The 145 short-term rental license cap established in that ordinance has been met and no licenses are available at this time