Inspections - residential Rental Properties

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The Codes Department conducts life safety inspections of residential rental properties within the Township to ensure the safety of the renters.

All owners of residential rental properties within West Whiteland Township must submit a rental inspection application to the Codes office ten days prior to re-occupancy by a new tenant unless exempt under section 250-11 (Multi unit Residential Property) of the rental ordinance. 

A completed passed inspection with issued certificate of occupancy is required prior to new tenant occupancy.

Rental Inspection Application & Checklist (PDF)

Multi-unit Residential Rental Properties

Owners of multi-unit residential properties (more than four rental units) are required to do the following:

  • Submit a rental registration forms for each new tenants and pay the required fees.
  • Schedule an annual inspection of not fewer than 25% of the dwelling units located on the multi-unit residential property.

West Whiteland Township Rental Property Ordinance

Please note, the above information applies to residential rental units only. Commercial tenants are required to submit a use and occupancy (U&O) application.