The Rental Registration & Certification Program ensures safe and sanitary rental housing within the City. The program requires all rental property to be registered as such and pass periodic inspections. Upon a satisfactory inspection, a Certificate of Compliance will be issued (compliance with the City of Kalamazoo
(Chapter 17 of the Code of Ordinances). Every rental property is subject to inspection including single family homes, multi-unit apartments, and hotels/motels renting rooms on a nightly basis. A standard Certificate of Compliance is good for 28 months; however property owners who meet certain criteria may be eligible for a longer certificate. In addition to the periodic inspections, Housing Inspectors also respond to tenant complaints as needed.
Please submit one application for each property.
Type of property:
Single family Duplex Multi-unit apartments (3+ units) Bed & breakfast Fraternity/sorority Hotel/motel Rooming house
Number of units to be rented:
Will you be acting as your own agent?
If you are acting as your own agent and would like to use a different mailing address, please indicate your preferred address below in the agent section. If the owner is a company, please provide contact information for the individual who will be the responsible local agent.
By clicking submit you are acknowledging that you have read the
Rental Registration Information
included with the Application for Rental Registration. Submitting this form will constitute an electronic signature.