Code Information for Homeowners
House Number Ordinance
All houses within Middletown Township are required to display assigned house numbers. The numbers must be at least 4" in height and visible from the street in front of the residence. This helps emergency responders locate a house quickly during an emergency.
Supplemental Heating Devices
Many residents have installed supplemental heating devices in their homes such as gas fired fireplace inserts or wood/coal burning stoves. It is recommended these devices be installed by a licensed contractor and in accordance with the manufacturer specifications. As a general rule, keep all combustibles at least 28 inches away from these units. Additionally, have your chimney inspected and cleaned annually.
Residents must be aware some of these devices are Ornamental Devices and can Only burn decorative logs. Be sure to read the manufacturer's specifications carefully.Homeowners or contractors must obtain a permit from the Building & Zoning Department and schedule an inspection to ensure the proper installation of the supplemental heating device. Residents must be aware some of these devices are Ornamental Devices and can only burn decorative logs. Be sure to read the manufacturer's specifications.