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Bus Shelters
Structures for utilization of persons waiting for a bus shall be permitted, subject to the following requirements:
A. Consummation of an agreement with Middletown Township setting forth the respective responsibilities and duties of the bus shelter provider and Middletown Township. Said agreement shall contain a list of approved bus shelter sites and may be amended from time to time by the bus shelter provider and Middletown Township so as to delete certain bus shelter locations or increase the number of bus shelter locations throughout the Township.

B. An approved bus shelter provider shall coordinate the location of all bus shelters with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). Applicable PennDOT permits and/or authorizations shall be supplied to the Township prior to installation of any bus shelter.

C. Prior to installation of any bus shelter, the property owner(s) of the proposed site shall be notified by the bus shelter provider of the proposed bus shelter. The bus shelter provider shall also be required to obtain the written permission and/or consent of the property owner(s) of the proposed site and provide written notification to all adjacent property owner(s) within 150 feet of the proposed site. Said written permission and/or consent forms from each property owner shall be provided to the Township prior to the installation of any bus shelter.

D. All applications for installation of bus shelters in accordance with this section shall include renderings and schematics of the proposed bus shelter, including such structural details as shall be required to demonstrate compliance with the requirements of this chapter and all other ordinances of Middletown Township and all state and federal statutes, including, but not limited to, the construction codes which have been adopted by Middletown Township. No fees shall be charged for any applicable Township permits which are required prior to the installation of a bus shelter within Middletown Township.

See § 500-2412: Bus shelters for more information.
See Applying For a Permit for more information.
See Building and Zoning for information on documents, forms and permits.