The City of Dearborn requires all rental (non-owner occupied) properties to be registered with Property Maintenance and Development Services. Registration ensures that properties are inspected on a regular basis and meet minimum safety and maintenance requirements.
The city ordinance requiring the registration and inspection of rental units/houses benefit the City by:
Protecting the health, safety and welfare of residents of rental properties and adjacent properties.
Providing a tool to help maintain property values and "quality of life" within the immediate neighborhoods in which residential rental units are located.
Enforcing common minimum standards for all residential rental units, structures and premises.
If you do not find a rental property in the listing, you can notify Property Maintenance and Development Services of a suspected illegal rental by using the form provided.
Your claim will be researched and investigated. Property Maintenance and Development Services is committed to supporting and strengthening our neighborhoods by pursuing compliance with codes and ordinances that protect us all. Thank you for your interest in promoting strong, vital neighborhoods.