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The East Allen Township Board of Supervisors has activated a ban on ALL burning in East Allen Township. The Burn Ban is in effect starting 4/19/2016 and shall remain in effect until further notice.

The reasons for the Burn Ban are Red Flag Warning declared by the National Weather Service and conditions are dry with low relative humidity and high winds making fire danger high with a high risk of rapid fire spread.

East Allen cleanup day will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Bicentennial Park from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Click HERE to see flyer for accepted items.

The next scheduled recyclable latex paint collection event will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Washington Elementary School, 381 Washington Blvd., Bangor, PA 18013. These events are for Northampton County Residents ONLY. Click HERE to see flyer for details.

2016 Northampton County Household Hazardous Waste Events (Northampton County Residents ONLY) will be held on:
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Location: Northampton Community College, Main Campus, Bethlehem Township. Click HERE to see flyer for details.

The Township Yard Waste Facility is located at 6701 Weaversville Road, Northampton, PA 18067. Summer Hours are now in effect starting Monday, March 28, 2016.

  • Monday 8am - 4pm
  • Tuesday - CLOSED
  • Wednesday - CLOSED
  • Thursday 12 Noon - 6pm
  • Friday 8am - 4pm
  • Saturday 8am - 3pm
  • 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. 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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