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5344 Nor-Bath Boulevard / Northampton, Pa 18067 / 610-262-7961
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Please place your tree at the edge of the pavement or near curb for collection. The Public Work Department will be collecting Christmas Trees to be recycled at the First Regional Compost Authority (FRCA) on the following dates:
Monday, January 8, 2018
Monday, January 15, 2018
Monday, January 22, 2018


January 25: Board of Supervisors Monthly Meeting
February 1: Planning Committee
February 14: Board of Supervisors Workshop
February 22: Board of Supervisors Monthly Meeting


First Regional Compost Authority: Please call 610-262-1000 or visit their website at www.frcaweb.org for current hours.

Effective Immediately - Through the end of January 2018

Monday-Thursday - 8:30AM to 3:30PM

Please note that the office will be CLOSED FRIDAYS

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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