City Seeks Input to Shape Short-term Rental Property Policy

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Public meetings are scheduled for Oct. 6, 10, 12.

September 10, 2019 - ​Whether for sports, entertainment, the vibrant downtown or lush parks, Ann Arbor is a destination for many. Some visitors stay at short-term rental properties, booked through companies such as AirBnB and VRBO.

The City of Ann Arbor is considering policies to regulate short-term rental properties. In order to create policies appropriate for Ann Arbor, the city is holding three public meetings​ (PDF) ​at Ann Arbor District Library (AADL) locations to gather input from residents. The meeting agenda will include examples from other communities and options for Ann Arbor. Light refreshments will be available. Children are welcome.

  • S​unday, Oct. 6, 2-4 p.m. — AADL Westgate Branch, Westside Room, 2503 Jackson Ave. (AAATA bus routes 28, 30 and 32A).
  • Thursday, Oct. 10, 6-8 p.m. — AADL Traverwood Branch, Traverwood Program Room, 3333 Traverwood Drive (AAATA bus route 22).
  • Saturday, Oct. 12, 9:30-11:30 a.m. (library opens at 9 a.m.) — AADL Mallets Creek Branch, Mallets Creek Program Room, 3090 E. Eisenhower Parkway (AAATA bus routes 5 and 24).

If you have questions, please contact Brett Lenart of City of Ann Arbor Planning Services at 734.794.6265 or More information is available at

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Contact Information

Brett Lenart
Planning Services Unit Manager

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