Seal of Allen Township

4714 Indian Trail Road
Northampton, PA 18067
Phone: 610.262.7012
Fax: 610.262.7364

Allen Township News
Planning Commission Workshop Meeting: Thursday, September 3 at 6:30 PM. Purpose of the meeting will be to consider draft Allen Township Code Amendments

For the Planning Commission Workshop Agenda click: here.
Reminder: Trash pickup (No Recycling) on the week of the Labor Day holiday (Monday September 7th, 2015) will occur on Friday September 11, 2015.
PPL Electric Untilites has informed the Township that they will be using a helicopter crew during September to perform maintenance on power lines within areas of the Township. The work is part of the company's overall efforts to improve reliability to customers.
Allen Township seeks applicants for the position of call-in seasonal winter maintenance driver. Applications will be accepted until October 15, 2015.

Click here for the Winter Maintenance Driver Job Posting: Posting.

Click here for the Township Employment Application: App.
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.
Willowbrook & West Bullshead Road Bike Lane - Allen Township has formally established a lane along specific sections of the east and west side of Willowbrook Road and the north side of West Bullshead Road specifically for bicycle travel. Special signage has been recently installed in this area which demarks this lane. Please be advised parking is prohibited in this area.
Allen Township has recently been awarded a grant from PA DCNR. The Township has assembled a Study Committee which will work with a planning consultant over the next 10 months to develop a plan which will identify the methods, resources, organizational capacity and capital investment needed to accomplish both short and long-term recreation, open space and greenway goals for the community. The planning process will include substantial citizen involvement. Please check back for additional information and meeting schedules regarding this important planning 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. For more information on the process please click here.

The latest Commmunity Awareness Bulletin from the Pennsylvania State Police reports on Social Engineering, Phishing Attacks, and Online Scams. click here.

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.

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