Allen Township Municipal Building

We have put together this Web site to provide useful information and services to Allen Township residents.

The links on the left will take you to all the key areas of the site.






Because of the holiday on Monday May 25th, trash and recycling will be collected on Friday May 29th instead of Thursday that week. 

Please have your trash and recycling out Thursday evening (May 28) for collection on Friday.

MEETING AGENDA                                                                                                                                                       

Board of Supervisors Meeting, Tuesday, May 26, 2015  7:00 PM
Public to be Heard
  • Map Decisions Presentation
Unfinished Business
  • Farm Hill Road, speed limit: draft Ordinance 2015-04, review and authorization to advertise
  • Firearms Regulations
  • Towpath Estates - security
  • Willow Ridge - final paving
  • Personnel Policy Manual - update job descriptions
  • Public Works Crew Leader - ratify appointment of Tom Gogle to position
  • Property Acquisition Matter - request for executive session

New Business

  • Pre-bid Meeting RFP for Allen Township Open Space and Recreation Plan - Monday, June 1, 2015 at 1 PM

Next meetings:

  • Board of Supervisors Meeting, Thursday, June 11, 2015  7:00 PM
  • Planning Commission Meeting Monday, June 15, 2015  7:00 PM
  • Board of Supervisors Meeting Tuesday, June 23, 2015  7:00 PM


Allen Township will be holding an ELECTRONICS RECYCLING DAY on June 13, 2015 from 9AM to 1PM at the Township Fire Company, 3530 Howertown Road, Northampton.

Open to Township residents ONLY, proof of residency required.




Northampton County will be sponsoring Hazardous Waste drop off events at the Northampton County Community College Main Campus, Bethlehem, on Saturday, May 30, 2015 and Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM.

They will be accepting  pesticides, household cleaners, oil based paints, antifreeze and other hazardous items.  For a complete listing click here.



The following are regular Electronic Recycling centers.  It is best to call ahead or check their websites for detailed information.

  • Free Cycle, 1120 S. 25th Street, Easton with hours Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9:30 AM  to 4:00 PM and the first Saturday of every month from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. 
  • Free Cycle, 795 Roble Road, Allentown with hours Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM and every third Saturday of the month from 9 AM to 12 PM. Phone 484 866-0927,
  • DRC Technologies, 121 Chestnut St., Coplay 610 502-0854,  (call for hours of operation)
  • AERC, 2591 Mitchell Avenue, Allentown, Pa. 18103, Phone 610 797-7608,

Most electronics are accepted free of charge. There is a charge for monitors and televisions.   For a list of items accepted, click here

If you do not know where to dispose of an item not accepted in the regular trash collection and it is not accepted at the recycling centers, try the website  They may be able to help you.



     All Ordinance enforcement issues and complaints will be handled by Mr. Walt Diefenderfer.  Please call 610 262-7012 ext. 104.



    ZONING PERMIT PROCESS.  A zoning permit is necessary if you intend to add a deck, fence, pool, shed or other addition to your property.  Please check our Zoning page for permit requirements and fees.  It may take AT LEAST 3 WEEKS to acquire a zoning permit AND a building permit, so please allow ample time for the process.  The inspection agency may take up to 15 working days to process a building permit. 


COMMUNITY AWARENESS BULLETIN (Pennsylvania State Police): Social Engineering, phishing attacks, and online scams.



 For information on disposal of yard waste and brush, check out the First Regional Compost Authority's website at 

FRCA Summer Hours from April thru November:  Monday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Tuesday closed, Wednesday closed, Thursday 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, closed Sunday.


Please call PennDot for problems on all state roads - Kreidersville Road, Indian Trail Road, Seemsville Road, Old Carriage Road, Cherryville Road, Howertown Road, Weaversville Road, and Rt. 329.


To report a  roadway concern on an Allen Township road, call the Public Works Department at (610) 262-7012 extension 105 and leave a message.


For information on sports activities for children, log on to the Allen Township Youth Association website:\atya


For information on the Library log on to their website


Township Holidays (2015):
Martin Luther King Jr (Jan 19)
President's Day (Feb 16)
Good Friday (April 3)
Memorial Day (May 25)
Independence Day (July 4 (3))
Labor Day (Sep 7)
Columbus Day (Oct 12)
Veterans Day (Nov 11)
Thanksgiving  (Nov 26 & 27)
Christmas (Dec 24 & 25)