Delaware County – Middletown Township

General Information

Type of Government:
Home Rule
Hours of Operation:
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, MOn-Fri.

Contact Information

W. Bruce Clark, Mgr.
John T. McKeown, Code Enf.

27 North Pennell Road
P.O. Box 157

Lima, PA 19037

(610) 565-2700
(610) 566-3640
Timothy L. Sander

Tax Collector
(610) 565-2700

Residential Resale Inspection Information

Inspection Fee:
*Sewer Inspection application only. $10.00
Reinspection Fee:




  • Sewer Authority requires sewer drain inspections prior to transfer of ownership- contact Mike Majeski @ (610) 566-3087.

Required Certifications

Building Codes and Sign Ordinances

Building Code Requirements

  • IRC/ICC 2009 edition

Open House Directionals

  • Not permitted.

For Sale/Sold Signs

  • Signs must not exceed 6 sq. Signs greater than 6 square feet require permit ft. One sign per frontage permitted. All signs must be removed within 10 days of sale. Sign ordinance in effect.

Rental Property Inspection Information

Inspection Fee:
Reinspection Fee:
Rental Property Registration/License Required:
Cost of Registration/Licensure:
Registration Valid For:
Other Rental Property Inspection Required:




Required Certifications

Elected Officials

  • Douglas Roger – District 2
  • Scott D. Galloway – Chair District 1
  • Norman C. Shropshire – At Large
  • Mark Kirchgassor – At Large
  • Christopher Quinn – District 4
  • Lorraine Bradshaw – At Large
  • Russ Carlson – District 3

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Tax Information

Millage Rate

Millage Rate (County): 5.18
Real Estate Mills Municipal: 1.6
Real Estate Mills School District: 22.2522
Total Millage Rate: 29.0322

Realty Transfer Percent

PA State Transfer Percent: 1
Realty Transfer Percent Municipal: 0.5
Realty Transfer Percent School District: 0.5
Total Realty Transfer Percent: 2

Other Information

School District Name: Rose Tree Media School District

Other Tax Information

Per Capita Tax: $0.0000
Earned Income Municipal: (%) 0
Earned Income School District: (%) 0
Local Services Tax: 0

Uniform Construction Code

Many local governments have adopted use and occupancy ordinances. Increasingly, code officials are citing non-permitted uses and or structures during their inspections. The following lists the enforcement policies as they relate to a residential resale inspection. Please see link below for more information regarding Pennsylvania’s statewide building code, the Uniform Construction Code (UCC).
PA Labor and Industry Building Codes Homepage

  • Middletown Township does not require a residential resale certificate for the transfer of residential property
  • Sheds, pools, other accessory structures – permits required. NOTE: Middletown Township polices for illegal construction regardless of how the township became aware of its existence.
  • We have not separately adopted NFPA standard 211, Chapters 13 &/or 14, which regulate fireplace and heater chimney maintenance.


(Municipal data last updated 6/01/2011)

The information contained in this profile is only intended to provide a general summary of real estate-related laws and regulations in this municipality. It is not intended to take the place of written law, ordinances, or regulations that can be obtained directly from the municipality.