Registration Documents
Short-Term Rental Registration Form

Good Neighbor Policy


Registration Steps:

1 -Thoroughly review the Short-Term Rental Regulatory Ordinance

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Download and fill out the Rental Registration Form

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Print, and mail or deliver your registration form to the Clerk’s Office with the $200 registration fee made out to Casco Township. 

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Contact SHAES (269-637-1813) to arrange for an emergency street number sign (sign $13, post $4) if you don’t already have one.

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If you don’t have public sewer, contact the Allegan County Health Department (269-673-5411) Hook to Existing Inspection
You only have to fill out the Residential section of the form, not the Commercial.

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Ensure you have the required 1 million dollar liability insurance

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When you receive your registration packet, post the Good Neighbor Policy in the rental dwelling, put your safety “R” sticker on your green SHAES Street Address Marker.

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Ensure that all advertising complies with the ordinance 


All requirements must be completed before a rental registration permit is provided.


Register a Short-Term Rental

The Planning Commission has spent months trying to reach a balance between the desire of property owners to rent their homes and non-renters who want to maintain their current neighborhood environment and setting. The Short-Term Rental Regulatory Ordinance is designed to provide consistent standards for all short-term rentals and provide a safe environment for citizens and visitors while maintaining the character of our single-family neighborhoods. The ordinance will be enforced beginning May 15th. 


A few of the highlights are listed here, but it is important to read the full ordinance if you are planning to rent:

Any owner who cannot be on site within an hour of being contacted about a rental issue, must arrange for a local agent who can respond on site in that time frame.


Maximum occupancy for any short-term rental shall not exceed the lesser of 12 total occupants or two occupants per bedroom plus two per finished floor.


A registered short-term rental can be rented for a minimum of 3 nights with only one rental turnover per week.


Any property without public water and public sanitary sewer you must agree to and pay for a septic inspection by the Allegan County Health Department before a rental permit will be granted. 


A rental registration can be revoked by the township when multiple violations of the rental ordinance occur.