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Automobiles and other vehicles kept on residential property must have a valid license and inspection sticker and must be maintained in legal operating condition.



Domestic burning is allowed in Douglass Township with the following conditions: Burning shall be contained in a proper steel burning container, no larger than 55 gallons with ventilation holes and an open top which during burning is covered with a steel spark-arresting screen.  Burning must be attended at all times and not conducted within 25 feet of any structure or road, or within 5 feet of any other combustible material.  All fires must be completely extinguished before sunset.



The Douglass Township Police Department requests that all properties in the Township are identified with reflective house numbers.  In time of an emergency, whether it be police, fire or ambulance, it has been difficult to locate some homes since the house numbers are not clearly visible.  The requested signs are reflective blue and are either installed on your mailbox post, or on a post next to your driveway.  They are 18" high x 6" wide, with white letters that are 3" high.
Amity Fire Company, which serves a portion of Douglass Township, makes them as a fund raiser for $15.00.
You can download the form below and send it to Amity, or drop it off at the Douglass Township Office.  The order form can be found on the website in the forms section.



Township Ordinance requires all landlords or owners of buildings or land used for dwelling purposes by persons other than the owner's immediate family, to notify the Township on an annual basis on forms provided by the Township, which are available on the website.