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4714 Indian Trail Road
Northampton, PA 18067
Phone: 610.262.7012
Fax: 610.262.7364
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The 2017 Allen Township Comprehensive Plan: Find Out More
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The Allen Township Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will conduct the next Comprehensive Plan Update Workshop meeting on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 6 PM. All meetings are held at the Allen Township Municipal Building located at 4714 Indian Trail Road, Northampton, Pennsylvania. The formal public review process is tentatively scheduled to begin in early March. As noted previously, the purpose of the meeting will be to further discuss the development and delivery of the Comprehensive Plan Update with the selected consultant. The public is encouraged to attend all meetings (which are scheduled for the fourth Wednesday of each month) and share their input as this project proceeds. The public review process of the draft will begin in late March 2017.


Click here for the Workshop Agenda: Workshop Agenda.
Click here for the Community Survey Results: Community Survey Results.

The Allen Township Board of Supervisors have scheduled public hearings for amendments to the Zoning Ordinance (Code Chapter 27)and Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (Code Chapter 22) for Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 7 PM. The hearings will be part of the regular meeting scheduled for that evening and will be held at the Allen Township Municipal Building located at 4714 Indian Trail Road, Northampton, Pennsylvania. The Supervisors will consider voting on the adoption and enactment of these amendments, immediately following the public hearings.

The intent of the hearings is to obtain comments from residents/property owners of the Township. Written comments in advance of the meeting are encouraged and should be addressed to the Board of Supervisors.

A Summary of the Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment is available here: Zoning Ordinance Amendment Summary March 28, 2017 7 PM.


A Summary of the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance Text Amendment is available here: Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance Amendment Summary March 28, 2017 7 PM.

Copies of the full text of the proposed amendments may be examined, during regular business hours, at the Allen Township Municipal Building. Additionally, full text of the proposed amendments are available below:


Click here for the full text of the Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment: Zoning Ordinance Amendment scheduled for Public Hearing/Tentative Consideration March 28, 2017 7 PM.


Click here for the full text of the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance Text Amendment: Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance Amendment scheduled for Public Hearing/Tentative Consideration March 28, 2017 7 PM.

It's that time of year again. The 2016 local earned income tax return filing deadline is approaching. The due date is extended to Tuesday April 18 this year because April 15th is a Saturday and Washington DC is commemorating Emancipation Day on Monday April 17.

Did you know the quickest way to get your refund is to file online? If you live and work in Pennsylvania, you can e-file on our tax administrator's secure website, which is available 24/7 at www.KeystoneCollects.com.

Keystone Collections Group’s e-file is the easy, fast and secure way to file your 2016 tax return. It lets you file your tax return when it is most convenient for you. You will need your W-2, your Social Security Number and any other income documents that may apply (such as a PA-UE or a Schedule C).

Keystone redesigned e-file to make it even faster and more user-friendly.

If you have questions regarding local tax filing, visit Keystone’s Frequently Asked Questions or call Keystone’s Taxpayer Helpline at 1-888-328-0565 to speak with a local, knowledgeable Taxpayer Service Agent. You can also email your questions 24/7 to Taxpayer Support. Taxpayer Service Agents try to respond to all online inquiries within three business days.

Taxpayers with earned income in 2016 are required to file a Final Tax Return by Tuesday, April 18.

Municipal Waste & Recycling invoices were mailed to property owners on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Payments may be paid in person (at the bank)or mailed directly to the First Northern Bank and Trust branch located at 102 Commerce Drive, Northampton, PA. In addition, as an added feature this year, secure payments may be submitted on-line utilizing the Official Payments payment portal. If you have any questions regarding your invoice, please contact the Township office. In addition, for questions regarding service related issues, please contact Advanced Disposal at 610-440-3700.

Click here for a the 2017 Trash & Recycling Pickup Calendar.
Please be aware of the following road projects, occuring within the Township throughout December:

• Willowbrook Road - Utility Work – Beginning Wednesday, December 14th Utility Crews will be working in the area from West Bullshead Road to the Township Line. These activities will be ongoing through May 2017. There may be delays due to crossings and the mobilization of construction equipment. Watch for flaggers during this activity and obey all posted signage restrictions.

Please watch for the installation of temporary signs to warn of the proposed work and plan accordingly.

Motorists are urged to watch for advance warning signs and flaggers. Be prepared to stop when construction traffic and crews are entering and exiting construction zones. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these areas and use alternate routes if possible.


Allen Township receives police services via the Pennsylvania State Police. Our area is served by Troop M located at the Bethlehem Station located in Hanover Township, Lehigh County. Townships officials are in contact with the State Police on a regular basis and work closely to ensure our community is kept safe. In case of an emergency always dial 911. To contact the Troop M Bethlehem Station for questions or non-emergency concerns dial 610-861-2026.

The attached brochure, entitled Accessing Your State Police provides guidance regarding appropriate information to have available when and if there is a need for a resident to contact State Police. Please keep this information as well as the emergency and non-emergency information listed available at all times.

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