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.

 

 




ALLEN TOWNSHIP NEWS

 

MEETING AGENDA    

Allen Township Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission, June 24, 2015  6:30 PM

Official Map

  • Savage Road - extension to Howertown Road
  • Rt. 329 connectivity to Horner Road
  • Horner Road extension to Kreidersville Road
  • Public Water Supply Tower north of Mud Lane
  • Recreational Trail System along stream corridors
  • Integration of Traffic Calming Measures within Residential Corridors
  • Allen Township Comprehensive Recreation, Open Space and Parks Study

Act 537 Planning

  • Review extent of public sewer
    • Dry Run Interceptor
    • Railroad Interceptor
  • Intermunicipal Sewer Service Agreement
    • Northampton Borough
    • Catasauqua Borough

Public Water Service - providers north of Rt. 329

Zoning Regulations

  • Rt. 329 Frontage
  • Howertown Road Frontage
  • Properties west of Willowbrook Road
  • Review of Zoning Ordinance regarding certain use-related definitions, permitted uses and conditional uses
  • Additional Zoning District Classifications

Stormwater Management

  • MS4 Compliance
  • Stormwater Maintenance Facility Management and Budget

Intermunicipal Infrastructure (other than public sewer planning)

                                                                                                                                                        

Next meetings:

  • Board of Supervisors Meeting, Thursday, July 9, 2015  7:00 PM
  • Planning Commission Meeting, Monday, July 20 2015  7:00 PM
  • Board of Supervisors Meeting, Tuesday, July 28, 2015  7:00 PM

 

 

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF EVENTS - NORTHAMPTON COUNTY

Here's the newsletter for the Northampton County Spring HHW event that was held in May.  They had a successful day with significant participation and support  Their next event will be October 10, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM at the Northampton County Community College Main Campus.

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

 

 ELECTRONIC RECYCLING DROP OFF CENTERS

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, www.freecyclellc.com
  • DRC Technologies, 121 Chestnut St., Coplay 610 502-0854,  www.drc-tech.net  (call for hours of operation)
  • AERC, 2591 Mitchell Avenue, Allentown, Pa. 18103, Phone 610 797-7608, www.aerc.com

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 www.earth911.com.  They may be able to help you.

 

RIGHT TO KNOW REQUEST FORM - OPEN RECORDS POLICY

 

LEHIGH VALLEY WATERSHED CONFERENCE

The Sixth Lehigh Valley Watershed Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, October 13, 2015 to be held at Lehigh University's STEPS Building, 1 West Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, Pa.  The Conference Planning Committee would like to extend an invitation to Lehigh Valley businesses, local governments, and organizations to become sponsors.  Allen Township is participating as a Spring Sponsorship for the program.  For more information on their program, please check their flyer.

 

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. 

 

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

FRCA

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

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.

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 105 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 (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)