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

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ALLEN TOWNSHIP NEWS

VALLEY ROAD COUNTY BRIDGE #133 - RECONSTRUCTION AND DETOUR

           The Township has received notice concerning bridge repairs which are planned to commence on  Monday July 14, 2014 and continue through October 31, 2014 for Northampton County Bridge 133 which carries Valley Road over the Hokendauqua Creek in Allen Township.  These repairs will require the bridge to be closed and the road detoured.   The attached detour plan for the proposed project has been provided by Northampton County.  The subject bridge is shown as a circle on the plan and the detour route is shown as a heavy hatched line. 

           If you have any specific concerns or questions regarding this project, please contact Carl T. McGloughlin, P.E., (Borton-Lawson) Senior Project Manager, Highway Infrastructure at (484)821-0470 extension 2226.

 

FREE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING DAY

 

Allen Township will be conducting a Free Electronics Recycling Day to be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 9am to 1pm.  Please check our flyer for detailed information.

 

TRASH AND RECYCLING CALENDAR AND INFORMATION

For information regarding trash and recycling collection from Advanced Disposal please click here.

FREE ELECTRONIC RECYCLING DROP OFF CENTER

Northampton County has opened a free drop off center for electronics.  The center is at 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.  Electronics are accepted free of charge.  For a list of items accepted, click here.  There is a charge of $20 for refrigerators, air conditioners, freezers, and dehumidifiers. There is also a charge of $10 for monitors, and $20 to $50 for televisions.

If you do not know where to dispose of an item not accepted in the regular trash collection, try the website www.earth911.com.  They may be able to help you.

DISPLAY YOUR ADDRESS PROPERLY

Allen Township is requiring all residents to properly display their address number according to Allen Township Ordinance. All addresses will remain the same.  Please click on the following links for detailed information.  The green plates and white numbers can be purchased at most hardware stores and some department stores.

CODE ENFORCEMENT

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

 ZONING

    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. 

 

MEETING AGENDA                                                                                                               
                                 Township Supervisors Meeting, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7:00 PM, to be held at the Allen Township Fire Co, 3530 Howertown Road

Unfinished Business

  • Ordinance regarding Vacation of Un-named/Un-opened Paper Street, authorization to advertise
  • Hanover Township, Lehigh County - comment letter regarding Rockefeller Group Industrial Subdivision & FedEx Ground Hub Land Development
  • Rockefeller Group Preliminary/Final Industrial Subdivision Plan, Planning Commission recommendation with regard to waivers, deferrals & draft conditions
  • FedEx Ground Hub Preliminary Land Development Plan, Planning Commission recommendation with regard to waivers, deferrals & draft conditions
  • FedEx Ground Hub Phase I Final Land Development Plan, Planning Commission recommendation with regard to waivers, deferrals & draft conditions
  • Building Code Inspection, follow-up

NEXT MEETINGS

  • Township Supervisors Meeting, Thursday, August 14, 2014  7:00 PM:  to be held at the Allen Township Fire Co., 3530 Howertown Road
  • Planning Commission Meeting, Monday, August 18, 2014  7:00 PM
  • Township Supervisors Meeting, Tuesday, August 26, 2014  7:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

TOWNSHIPS TODAY Newsletter: Summer 2012   (Make the Community Safe for Kids)

TOWNSHIPS TODAY Newsletter Winter 2013  (Yellow Dot Program)

TOWNSHIPS TODAY Newsletter Summer 2013 (Summer Safety)

 

FRCA

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

New FRCA Summer Hours beginning Monday March 24th, 2014:  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, Sunday closed.

PENNDOT ROADS

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.

ALLEN TOWNSHIP ROADS

To report a  roadway concern on an Allen Township road, call the Public Works Department at (610 ) 262-7012 extension 4 and leave a message.

ALLEN TOWNSHIP YOUTH ASSOCIATION

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

NORTHAMPTON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY

For information on the Library log on to their website www.northamptonapl.org

 

Township Holidays (2014):
Martin Luther King Jr (Jan 20)
President's Day (Feb 17)
Good Friday (April 18)
Memorial Day (May 26)
Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day (Sep 1)
Columbus Day (Oct 13)
Veterans Day (Nov 11)
Thanksgiving  (Nov 27 &28)
Christmas (Dec 24 & 25)