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Rental Properties

Rental Property Maintenance and Housing Occupancy Ordinance

The annual license fee per residential rental unit is $200 per year.  Completed application and fee are due by January 31 annually.

The license will be valid for one year.  Licenses will be e-mailed following receipt of completed application and fee.  Late fees will be imposed at $100 per unit if the completed application and fee are not received by January 31.

Inspections are carried out once every two years.  If your rental unit was not inspected during 2021, it will need inspected in 2022.  Contact the Township office to schedule a date and time for your bi-annual inspection once the application and license fee have been submitted to the township office.

Tenant change?  If the tenant changes, a Tenant Change Application needs to be completed and provided to the Township Office along with a fee of $85 for a new tenant inspection.

The Township accepts payment of cash, check, or money order.  Checks made payable to Spring Garden Township.

Rental Registration

Applications annually due by January 31.

Want to avoid late fees? 
Submit your completed application and payment by January 31.

Questions?

Contact the Township Office at (717) 848-2858.
Address:  340 Tri Hill Road, Suite A, York, PA   17403

  • Completed rental registration applications are due by January 31 of each year.
    Completed applications are to include current tenant names and move-in dates, property owner information, and point of contact information if the property owner resides more than 20-miles from the rental address.  Completed applications are to be accompanied by the per unit license fee.    Need an application?  Visit https://www.springgardentwp.org/rental-property.
  • Don’t forget to provide your email address.
    Postal service has been wonky with delays as much as 1-month or more.
    We hope to do more business by email now and in the future.
  • Application reminders will not be sent in 2022.
    It is your responsibility to submit the completed application and return it with the license fee (per unit) before January 31 of each year.  Download and complete the application found on the Township’s website.
  • The rental license fee for 2021 is $200 per unit.
  • At the present time we do not have credit card payment, but should that change, we will post it on the township website.
  • Late fees will be instituted for the 2021 applications commencing April 5, 2021.
    If completed applications and license fees are not post marked by April 3, 2021, please add the $100 late charge per unit to the license cost of $200 per unit ($300 total per unit).

Failure to provide completed application and payment may be issued a violation pertaining to §165 with penalties.

  • Commencing 2022, late fees go into effect February 1.
    Reminder notices will not be sent in 2022; visit the township’s website to download the rental application.