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

 Please note: Trash bills were sent out the first week of January 2015.  If you did not receive your trash bill, please call the Township, 610 262-7012 ext. 101, for a copy.  The discount will not be extended past January 31.

 

MEETING AGENDA                                                                                                                                                       

Planning Commission Meeting, Monday, January 19, 2015  7:00 PM
 
Old Business  
  • Review of Zoning Ordinance - Chapter 27, Section 1407 Nuisances and Hazards: (E) Noise and modernization of current measurement criteria  

New Business

  • J. Kevin and Bettina L. Landis Sketch Plan: review of proposed driveway location.  Future subdivision to create a separate 10 acre agricultural use parcel will be submitted for review.

Ordinance Changes:

  • The ongoing review of various Zoning and Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance provisions will be updated based on the direction provided concerning Item 4.A above.

Next meetings:

  • Township Supervisors Meeting, Tuesday, January 27, 2015  7:00 PM
  • Planning Commission Meeting, Monday February 16, 2015  7:00 PM

 

TRASH AND RECYCLING CALENDAR

For the 2015 recycling calendar for Advanced Disposal collections please click here.

 

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF EVENTS - NORTHAMPTON COUNTY

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.

 

FREE ELECTRONIC RECYCLING DROP OFF CENTERS

The centers are located 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. 
  • 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.

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. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

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 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)