Seal of Allen Township

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

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Update for July 28, 2015: On Wednesday July 29th, the Bituminous Seal Coat work will commence for Redwood, Buttonwood, West Sylvan, and Laurel (East Allen Gardens) and Snow Hill Road - Roads will NOT be closed but ON-STREET PARKING will be prohibited. Due to an interim weather delay, the sweeping of any loose agregate and the installation of the Slurry Seal has been delay until MONDAY, AUGUST 3rd. These roads will be CLOSED to accomodate the sweeping of any loose agregate and the installation of the Slurry Seal. Please plan accordingly for access delays. For residents of Kensington Circle, although your street is not part of this project, you may experience delayed access as the work on Snow Hill Road proceeds. Should you have any emergency or special situations, please let us know in advance.
Update for July 27, 2015: On July 29th, Valley Road will be CLOSED from Kreidersville Road to Snow Hill Road to install the CP-2 application followed by Bituminous Seal Coat. On July 30th, Valley Road will be CLOSED from Snow Hill Road to Twinbrook Road. Again this project project should take approximately two days to complete. The road is planned to be re-swept approximately two weeks after completion. Should you have any emergency or special situations, please let us know in advance.
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.
Reminder: Trash pickup (No Recycling) on the week of the Labor Day holiday (Monday September 7th, 2015) will occur on Friday September 11, 2015.
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.
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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