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5344 Nor-Bath Boulevard / Northampton, Pa 18067 / 610-262-7961
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East Allen Township Spring Sports sign ups will be extended until Friday, March 17, 2017. If you are interested in signing your child up for Spring Baseball or Soccer, please visit the Township office during regular business hours.

For more information regarding sign ups and fees, please contact Chuck Frantz, Parks Director at 610-262-7961, ext. 306.

East Allen Township is seeking to fill the Vacant Seat on the Board of Supervisors. Resumes will be accepted addressed to East Allen Township, Attention: Deborah A. Seiple, Township Manager, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd., Northampton, PA 18067 until Noon on Friday, March 3rd. Interviews will be held on Monday, March 6th commencing at 6:30PM. For additional information, please call 610-262-7961.

On March 1, 2017 the City of Bethlehem's Bureau of Utility Maintenance will be temporarily suspending water service in your area so that a deficient meter in the well house can be replaced. Unfortunately the City has no other alternative but to perform this action in this manner.

Water service will be temporarily suspended between the hours of 9am and 10am. Please make provisions to have water available for drinking, cooking and bathroom use.

For more information regarding the temporary interruption taking place on March 1st, please contact Robert Szapkos, Technical Supervisors at the City of Bethlehem. READ MORE.

The Public Hearing scheduled for February 23, 2017 at 7:00PM in regards to Zoning Amendment Request #2016-18A has been cancelled.

The request is an Amendment to the Township of East Allen Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map to change the zoning designation of approximately 155.03 acres located on the south west side of Weaversville Road, also being Northampton County Tax Parcel Map M5-2-16, M5-2-4 and M5-2-5 located in East Allen Township from Agricultural (AG) to Light Industrial/Business Park (LI/BP).

A copy of the ordinance may be examined or obtained at the Municipal Office or for more information, READ MORE.

The Program may be able to provide low-income owner-occupants of single-family residences with a zero-interest, partially-forgivable, deferred-payment loan up to $20,000 in home improvements. The loan can cover a range of improvements necessary for health, safety and code compliance requirements.

Program staff will work closely with loan recipients to develop a scope of needed repairs, select general contractor and manage the construction process and disbursement of payments to the contractor. The Program is administered by the nonprofit Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley (CACLV) on behalf of Northampton County and is funded by U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant funds.

For more information about eligibility and requirements to apply, READ MORE.

In partnership with Northampton County Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) these events are for Northampton County residents only.

Events will be held from 9:00am - Noon on select dates and locations. A limit of 15 gallons of paint per vehicle will be allowed at collection events. To donate larger quantities of paint, please schedule an appointment with Dani Fugate, Recolor Coordinator at or 610-776-7499.

In the event of extreme weather, listen to WFMZ or other sources for cancellation notices. For more information on event dates, locations and options for disposing of non-recyclable latex paint READ MORE.

The next Northampton County Household Hazardous Waste Events will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 and Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 8:30am - 2:00pm. The events will take place at Northampton Community College, Main Campus, Bethlehem Township, PA. Use Green Pond Road entrance ONLY.

These events are open to Northampton County residents ONLY. Bring photo I.D. or recent utility bill to verify residency. Be sure to package and handle waste carefully to prevent spills.

For more information and for a list of Hazardous Waste Accepted at the event Click Here.

The Township Yard Waste Facility is located at 6701 Weaversville Road, Northampton, PA 18067. Winter Hours are now in effect until March 2017.

  • Monday - CLOSED
  • Tuesday 8am - 3pm
  • Wednesday - CLOSED
  • Thursday 8am - 3pm
  • Friday - CLOSED
  • Saturday 8am - 12 Noon
  • Sunday - CLOSED

    You must show your Permit ID to utilize the facility. If you do not already have an ID, one can be purchased for the calendar year at the East Allen Township Office. The fee is $20.00. 2017 Permit ID's will be available starting January 3, 2017. Residents must drop items in designated areas ONLY or by direction of the attendant. No commercial vehicles are permitted for pickup or drop off by residents. Grass, leaves, brush and small diameter branches are permitted. No large diameter branches or stumps will be accepted.

    *The hours are weather permitting. Due to the discretion of the Director of Operations, the facility can be closed at any time and even though the hours listed are the regular hours, anyone who might want to take items for drop off or pick up should call before doing so, to avoid an unnecessary trip. FRCA - 610-262-1000.

  • Controlled burning in East Allen Township is permitted on a restricted basis and by permit ONLY. The annual Burning Permit is required for ALL types of burning. Fee of $25.00. Please see the application form for complete information on permitted burning or refer to Chapter 76, Burning, Open.

    Before you burn, please view the East Allen Township Volunteer Fire Department's website for Red Flag information. Also refer to Home Page & Announcements on this website. If the County is under a Red Flag warning, burning in the Township is prohibited. If you plan to burn, please contact Northampton County Non-Emergency at 610-317-0808, you will be prompted to provide your Burn Permit # at that time.

    Welcome To East Allen Township

    Back in 1842, East Allen Township was established as a rural township consisting of farms and open space. Today, East Allen Township is a blend of farmland; open space; rural developments in the northern to mid parts of the Township. As you travel south through East Allen Township you will find yourself in residential developments with a more suburban lifestyle.

    In the 1970’s and into the 1980’s the Township grew in size with some suburban developments, with only a moderate amount of residential development during the housing boom which took place as we moved into this decade. However, with all of the housing development in surrounding municipalities and numerous State Roads running North-South and East-West through our Township, the number of vehicles traveling through East Allen Township each day has increased tremendously. We are not the quiet community we once were.

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