Ordinances

Here are downloadable Township ordinances commonly requested by citizens.  You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print the forms:

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Alarm ordinance
Alarm ordinance: The township’s ordinance relating to alarm systems. (Chapter 54, adopted 10/18/2016)
Nuisances
Nuisances: Regulations regarding barking dogs can be found in this ordinance. (Chapter 113, adopted 06/22/1982)
Parks & Recreation
Chapter 119 Parks & Recreation: Covers conduct in parks, fire prevention, garbage / refuse and more.(Chapter 119, various dates)

Ordinance No. 376 (Amends Chapter 119-9 effective February 3, 2015)

Peddling & Soliciting

Peddling and Soliciting – General Information

Doylestown Township Code Chapter 124 regulates peddling and soliciting within the township by requiring those persons or groups of persons; not exempt from registration, to apply for and obtain a license to peddle or solicit. The police department is responsible for processing the applications and the issuance of licenses within the township.

Exemptions to the license requirement may be found under Chapter 124-6 License Exemptions

Click here download Peddling & Soliciting ordinance

Applications can be obtained on-line or at the police department. All Persons or groups of persons wishing to Peddle or Solicit in the township must personally appear at the police department to submit the application & fee prior to the processing and issuance of a license.

Click here download Peddling & Soliciting application

Peddlers and Solicitors not exempt from registration and licensing are required to carry and prominently display a license issued by the township.

“No Soliciting” List

Chapter 124-14 established a “No Soliciting” List designed to prohibit all soliciting and peddling by a licensee at a registered address. Registrations are valid for a calendar year beginning January 1st and expiring on December 31st and registration must be completed annually.

Peddling & Soliciting - No Solicitation Request Form

If you would like to be placed on the "No Solicitation List" please complete the following form and hit "Submit" at the bottom of the form.

 

Please note that the “No Solicitation” list does not apply to those persons exempt from licensing. Residents wishing to prohibit exempt persons, groups or organizations on their property may do so by posting a sign at the primary entrance to the premises, or at the entry to the principal building on the premises, bearing the words “No Peddlers,” “No Solicitors,” “No Canvassers,” or words of similar import.

Click here to view addresses currently on the “No Solicitation” List

Click here to view solicitors currently licensed in the township

Skateboards
Skateboards: Ordinances on skateboarding in the Township. (Chapter 140, adopted 03/04/1986)

The Code of the Township of Doylestown is now available online. You can view the E-Code by visiting http://ecode360.com/DO1312?needHash=true or visit the General Code Publishers website at http://www.generalcode.com and click on the E-Code Online Library.