Red Lion Borough Code of Ordinance Chapter 11, Part 2 requires registration with the Borough of ALL RESIDENTIAL RENTAL UNITS AND TENANTS. Please complete and return a Registration of Residential Rental Unit and Tenant Registration form (RRF) for EVERY residential rental property that you own in Red Lion Borough. Our mailing address and fax number are provided on the form. Our ordinance requires landlords to submit a form within thirty (30) days of any change of occupancy. This form is available in our office and on our All Other Forms & Publications page.
Red Lion Borough adopted Ordinance #2010-09-01 requiring the inspection of smoke detectors and fire extinguishers in leased or rented dwelling units on an annual basis. This ordinance requires the following:
- Smoke detectors are required to be located at the top of stairways or between sleeping areas and potential fire sources.
- In multi-family dwellings, smoke detectors shall be installed in all common hall areas. In the event that said common hall area is more than 20 feet in length, one smoke detector shall be required for every 20 feet or portion thereof of common hall area.
- A fire extinguisher for every floor is required in multi-family dwellings.
All landlords will be contacted to schedule yearly inspections of the smoke detectors and fire extinguishers in each unit.
Should you have any questions you may call Dan Shaw, Red Lion Borough Zoning/Codes Enforcement Officer, at 717-244-3475 or visit our Contact Us page where you can send him an email.