The Middletown Township Municipal Center will reopen to limited hours on Monday, June 8, from 10 AM to 2 PM. Staff will be available by phone & email between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM.

May

COVID-19 Information

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Township Information

Facilities & Services

Middletown Township Municipal Center

The Municipal Center is closed indefinitely to the public.  Emergency personnel are actively working out of the building.  Non-emergency personnel are working remotely to ensure continuity of services to the public.  All public and community meetings will be cancelled indefinitely until the facility reopens or alternative arrangements can be made.

Board of Supervisors Meetings

The Township is seeking out solutions to host Board of Supervisors meetings digitally.  Citizen engagement and resident input remains a top priority in our decision-making process. Please stay tuned for how you can engage with us in our upcoming meetings.

Township Parks

Middletown Township park facilities are open, but any and all group recreation is prohibited until further notice.  Residents looking to use parks are advised to practice social distancing and avoid contact with others.  All high-touch amenities including playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts, and the Middletown Skatepark are closed until further notice.  The Township may close these facilities as a last resort if social distancing measures are not followed.

Core Creek Park

Core Creek Park in Langhorne is maintained by Bucks County.  Core Creek Park is open with limited amenities and enforced social distancing measures.

Trash Collection

As of May 14, all trash collection with Waste Management has resumed normal operations.  This is subject to change as the COVID-19 emergency continues to evolve.  If you experience an issue with your trash and recycling collection, please call the Waste Management customer service line at 1-800-255-8479.  If you are unable to reach someone, please report your issue by email to Lisa for assistance

Contacting our Staff

Administration

The Township Manager and the Administration team are working remotely to coordinate support services to other departments and the community.  Information about filing a Right-To-Know request can be found here.  To contact a member of our Administration staff, please visit the Administration page.

Building & Zoning

The Building and Zoning Department is working remotely and with limited staff on-site.  Permits and fees are being processed by regular mail.  Forms and Documents can be found online.  Receiving a permit does not authorize a contractor to begin work.  As of now, the Township is not performing any regular inspections.  Exceptions can be arranged for Life Sustaining Business construction or contractors that have a waiver to be operating as Non-Life Sustaining Business, approved from the Governor's Office.  These inspections will only be for unoccupied structures or outdoor inspections.  No occupied structures will be inspected.  To contact a member of our Building & Zoning staff, please visit the Building & Zoning page.

Finance

The Finance Department is still accepting payment and processing checks as normal.  To contact a member of our Finance staff, please visit the Finance page.

Fire & Emergency Management

The Fire & Emergency Management Department is busy leading the response to COVID-19 in Middletown Township.  Inspections will be limited throughout the duration of the emergency.  To contact a member of our Fire & Emergency Management staff, please visit the Fire & Emergency Management page.

Parks & Recreation

Our Parks & Recreation Department is focusing on building up our new digital resource center and scheduling classes.  The Middletown Township Remote Rec program brings a variety of free resources to families looking to occupy time and stay active during this period of social distancing.  If you have ideas or suggestions about new programs we can add, please let us know.  We will be making decisions about upcoming events and programming on a rolling basis.  To contact a member of our Parks & Recreation staff, please visit the Parks & Recreation page.

Police Department

The Middletown Township Police Department is working around the clock to keep the community safe as always.  Extensive cleaning measures are being taken to protect the health and well-being of our police officers.  In case of emergency, please dial 911.  For assistance with a non-emergency police matter, please dial the Police Department's non-emergency phone number at (215) 949-1000.  Additional information can be found on the Police Department page.

Public Works

The Department of Public Works is continuing to work on maintenance projects and assisting emergency responders as needed.  We are deploying a limited, rotating staff to protect the health and safety of our employees.  To contact a member of the Department of Public Works, please visit the Department of Public Works page.

Local COVID-19 Data

Middletown Township Cases

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has made the number of cases by ZIP code available in this interactive map.

Who is included in the count?

The case count in Middletown Township reflects the number of residents who have received a positive test result for COVID-19 that has been reported to Bucks County.  Individuals who have not received a positive test result are not included in this number.  Individuals who are residents of other municipalities who receive a COVID-19 test or healthcare in Middletown Township are not included in the Township's case count.

A map of Bucks County municipalities impacted by COVID-19 and additional data can be viewed at the Bucks County Coronavirus website.  State-wide data can be viewed at the Pennsylvania Department of Health's website.

 

Community Resources

Nearly everyone in our community has been touched by the COVID-19 emergency.  Whether you find yourself with kids at home, looking for work, or needing financial assistance, Middletown Township is ready to equip you with the resources available to the public during these uncertain times.  If you have a suggestion of a resource we can add, please send us your feedback.

Our Information Partners

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
World Health Organization
PA Department of Health
Bucks County Department of Health
PA Corona News

Job Resources

File for Unemployment
File for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
Unemployment Information for Self-Employed Workers
If you are experiencing issues filing for unemployment, please contact your state representative.
Work for the 2020 Census

Federal Economic Impact Payment Information

Federal Economic Impact Payments FAQs
If you did not file a tax return in 2018 or 2019, submit your information to the IRS

Financial Resources

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Paying Credit Cards
Find a Credit Counselor
Social Security and Federal Economic Impact Payments
United Way of Bucks County
Local Credit Counseling

Housing Resources

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Paying Mortgages
Work with an Approved Housing Counselor
Credit Counseling Center
Rental Assistance
Utility Information

Tax Information

Federal Tax Filing Delayed Until July 15
State Tax Filing Delayed Until July 15
Local Earned Income Tax Filing Delayed Until July 15

Food Assistance

Apply for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Emergency Relief Association (ERA) of Lower Bucks County
Find a Food Pantry Near You
Neshaminy School District Food Distribution for Students
Application and Assistance for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Caring for Someone with COVID-19

Home Care Recommendations

Resources for Seniors

The Middletown Township Community Center on Trenton Road is closed until further notice.
Meals on Wheels - Call Area Agency on Aging (267) 880-5700, press 4, and ask about Meals on Wheels.

Stay At Home Order

Stay at Home Guidance
State-wide Mitigation
Allowable Activities, Exemptions, and FAQs

Families with Children

Child Care Facilities for Essential Workers
Talking to Children about COVID-19
Middletown Township Remote Rec

Mental Health Assistance

Taking Care of Your Mental Health
Bucks County Behavioral Health Helpline (215) 399-5681, available M-F 8:30am-4:30pm
National Mental Health Support Line - 1 (855) 284-2494
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1 (800) 273-8255
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Spanish) - 1 (888) 628-9454
Crisis Text Line: Text "PA" to 741-741
Disaster Distress Helpline - 1 (800) 985-5990
Coping with Concerns

Alcohol & Substance Use Resources

Drug and Substance Use Hotline - 1 (800) 662-4357
Additional Alcohol & Substance Use Resources
Online Addition Resources

Transportation Information

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
Regional Transportation News from the Bucks County TMA

Complete the 2020 Census

Fill out the 2020 Census (Due April 1, 2020)

2020 Election

Pennsylvania Primary Election Reschedule to June 2, 2020
Request a Mail-In Ballot

Additional Information

REAL ID Enforcement Delayed Until October 2021
Pennsylvania Turnpike EZ-Pass or Toll By Plate Only
Visitations to Correctional Facilities Suspended
Tips to Avoid Scams
Coronavirus Scams
Governor Wolf's Plan to Reopen

Businesses

Our business community has been hit especially hard by orders to close non-life-sustaining businesses.  It is the diverse range of businesses in our community that make Middletown Township the economic hub of lower Bucks County.  The links below contain regulation clarification, low or no-interest business loan progreams, and additional resources for businesses in our community.

Governor's Business Closure Guidance

List of Life-Sustaining Businesses
Life-Sustaining Business FAQ
Governor Wolf's Business Closure
Request closure clarification - email ra-dcedcs@pa.gov.
Request a closure exemption - email PA-dcexemption@pa.gov.
State-wide Mitigation
Governor Wolf's Plan to Reopen

Reopening Guidance

Construction Industry Guidance
Workplace Safety FAQs

Business Loans and Support Programs

File for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)
Redevelopment Authority Loan Program
US Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Program
Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA)
Economic Injury Disaster Loan Fact Sheet

Local Resources

Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce
Bucks County Economic Development Corporation
Visit Bucks County
Telecommuting Tips for Employers

Additional Business Resources

US Small Business Administration