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

TRASH COLLECTION

Trash is being collected today, Friday March 6, because of the weather conditions.

NOTICE

All Earned Income Tax reconciliations due April 15 for local income tax should be directed to Keystone Collections Group.  They have a dedicated line exclusively for taxpayer inquiries, which will connect you directly to a professional Taxpayer Services Agent.  The phone number is 1 888 328-0565.  You may also send questions via email to www.keystonecollects.com and click on "contact us".

 

MEETING AGENDA                                                                                                                                                       

Board of Supervisors Meeting, Tuesday, February 24, 2015  7:00 PM
 
Unfinished Business  
  • Short Lane Relocation update
  • Willowbrook, Savage and West Bullshead Roads: Bike Layout and Signage Plan update
  • Willow Ridge Litigation, Approval of Fee Schedule Letter (Siana, Bellowar & McAndrew, LLP)
  • City of Bethlehem/Northampton Borough Municipal Authority/Allen Township/Hanover Township, Lehigh County Intermunicipal Water Service Agreement
  • Building Code Official/Zoning Officer
    • Notice Provision and List of Outstanding Projects: Bureau Veritas Contract
    • List of Inspection Agencies
    • Appointment of Building Code Official/Zoning Officer
  • Personnel Policy and Procedures Manual
  • Winter Maintenance Policy: removal of snow in development areas

New Business

  • Landis/Farm Hill Road: request to conduct traffic study funded by property owner
  • Green Light Go, PennDOT Grant Application, Kopper Penny Signal Video Loop Detection Upgrade
  • Training Approval (Gary Krill, Gary Behler): New Tools and Opportunities for Advanced Sound Land Use
  • Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, appointment of representative (Eugene Clater)

Next meetings:

  • Board of Supervisors Meeting, Thursday, March 12, 2015  7:00 PM
  • Planning Commission Meeting, Monday, March 16, 2015  7:00 PM
  • Board of Supervisors Meeting, Tuesday, March 24, 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.

 

 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.
  • DRC Technologies, 121 Chestnut St., Coplay 610 502-0854,  www.drc-tech.net  (call for hours of operation)

Most 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)