Pet Size or Weight Restrictions in Michigan Condominiums

When drafting or amending condominium bylaws, the Restrictions section—typically Article VI of the Condominium Bylaws—often garners the most feedback, review or modification. One of the key provisions within the Restrictions section addresses pet restrictions including: the registration of pets with the association, not allowing pets loose on the condominium premises, co-owners must clean the dog’s feces so as not to be a disturbance to others, each co-owner may only have a certain number of pets, etc. Of the many permissible pet restrictions, a ‘hot topic’ lately has been whether it is against Michigan law to limit the height or weight of dogs within a condominium association.   Read the article……………