Rental Registration

Rental Registration

Rental Registration Form

 

Department of Planning and Community Development Rental Housing Inspection

Rental Housing Inspector: Dave Pelton
Phone: (616)895-6295 ext 30
email: afdpelton@gmail.com

 

Adminstrative Assistant: Shelly Kowalczyk

Phone: (616)895-6295 ext 34

 

FOR OCCUPANCY LIMITATION QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL ME FIRST! ARTICLE 3 OF THE ZONING ORDINANCE DEALS WITH OCCUPANCY LIMITATIONS. THIS MAY BE FOUND UNDER ARTICLE 3, GENERAL PROVISIONS.YOU MAY CLICK ON THE TOWNSHIP SERVICES LINK AND THEN THE PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LINK TO ACCESS THE ZONING ORDINANCE ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE PAGE

In this site you will be able to find answers to questions regarding the Residential Rental Housing Ordinance, as well as answer questions regarding the Property Maintenance Code. All forms may be filled out online or in the Township Office. Please call ahead if you are wanting to schedule your inspection. At any time you may email a question and you will be answered within a couple of days.

On October 25, 2004 the Allendale Township Board passed Ordinance 2004-15, which requires all residential rental properties within the Township to be registered with this Department, and allow for inspections of said rental structures. For complete details regarding Ordinance 2004-15, please click the link at the bottom of the page.

*** Steps for Registering a Residential Rental Property ***

Step 1: Obtain a registration form from the Township Office/Department of Planning and Community Development, or online.

Step 2: Return Completed and Signed Registration form (with applicable fee) to:
Allendale Township

Attn: Shelly Kowalczyk
6676 Lake Michigan Dr
Allendale, MI 49401

Step 3: Attach a Tenant Information Form to the Registration Form

Step 4: Schedule Inspection appointment if necessary. Please see ordinance for information.

*All properties must be registered with the Department of Planning and Community Development by September 15th each year. If not received in time, registration fee goes up.

*A property may be inspected upon receiving a complaint on said property.


*** Steps for filing a complaint on a residential rental property ***

Step 1: Call the Township office at (616)895-6295 ext 34 to notify the Adminstrative Assistant that you want to file a complaint or call 9-1-1 if it is an emergency.

Step 2: Fill out and sign a complaint form and return to:

Allendale Township
Attn: Shelly Kowalczyk
6676 Lake Michigan Dr
Allendale, MI 49401


Ordinance No. 2005-1 was passed on February 14, 2005 that adopted the 2003 International Property Maintenance Code® with revisions to use in Allendale Township as a guideline for all RENTAL HOUSING PROPERTY MAINTENANCE.

* PLEASE NOTE:  A list is available to everyone as to what items will be looked at during the inspection.  Please refer to the INSPECTION CHECKLIST link at the bottom of the page.  Please note that this list does not necessarily constitute an all inclusive list.  For a complete list please refer to the 2003 International Property Maintenance Code®.

An International Property Maintenance Code® Book can be purchased at the Township Office located at 6676 Lake Michigan Dr for $18.00.

Below are links to forms that may be printed from this page, or questions regarding the above ordinance.  All forms must be mailed to the Township Office Attn: Shelly Kowalczyk, or dropped off.  All registration forms and complaint forms must be signed, or they will not be accepted.          

• Rental Registration Ordinance
Registration Form
Inspection Checklist
Tenant Information Form
• Complaint Form
 

Our Address:
6676 Lake Michigan Drive
PO Box 539
Allendale, MI, 49401
Hours of Operation:
The Township office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am through 5 pm.  Find more information about how to contact us and where we are located by clicking here

Can't Find Something?

If there is any information that you would like to see added to the Township website, please contact Laurie Richards at 895-6295,ext. 6 or you can contact the clerk at clerk@allendale-twp.org