Development Services


The Department of Community Revitalization focuses and centralizes all city services that address and improve the City’s quality of life.  Divisions include Building Inspection, Code Enforcement, Building Maintenance, the Middletown Transit System. The Department also administers all Housing Urban Development programs including the Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and the Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME).

Building Inspection

The Building code sets the minimum safety standards for all aspects of building construction: structural, fire, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems. Building codes provide local government with a way to guard the public's personal safety. Building Inspections performs inspections are necessary to verify that code standards are met, once inspections are completed permits will be issued. Codes apply whether a professional contractor or a "do-it-yourselfer" does the work.

Code Enforcement

This division works to improve the quality of life for residents by dealing with both housing and nuisance issues.

HUD Programs

The City operates many programs funded through HUD that assist with affordable housing. 

2021-2022 RFP Community Development Block Grant Packet

Middletown Transit System

The Transit system (MTS) exists to provide affordable transportation to all Middletown residents, including the disadvantaged and the disabled throughout Middletown.  MTS also partners with Butler County Regional Transit Authority (BCRTA) to provide shuttle service to Hamilton and to Oxford, through Trenton. BCRTA also provides a night time jobs demand shuttle for Middletown residents.