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5344 Nor-Bath Boulevard / Northampton, Pa 18067 / 610-262-7961

Planning Commission - FAQs



What planning projects are the Township Planning Commission currently working on?

Anyone interested in projects and plans before the Township should attend the regular Planning Commission meetings. The meetings are held the 1st Thursday of every month at 7:00pm. The meeting schedule is posted on the website at the beginning of the year. Agendas for meetings can be found under the "Agenda" section of the website, or by calling 610-262-7961.

If I have questions or comments about development activities and procedures in the Township, who should I contact?

You should contact the Township Office at 610-262-7961. The office staff will assist you with finding the answers to your questions. Examples:

  • What is a subdivision of land?
  • What is a land development?
  • What is the process for submitting a subdivision or land development plan?
  • What is a complete plan submission?

What is the submission deadline to be placed on the Planning Commission's monthly Agenda?

The submission deadline is the 15th of the month at 12:00pm. Applicants must provide (3) copies of all supporting documents. The Application Form has a Submission Checklist as to what items are needed at time of submittal. All copies of plans must be signed by Owner and Engineer Sealed. Plans will not be accepted if they are not signed and sealed. You can contact the Township Planning Secretary at 610-262-7961 for application and escrow fees as they apply to your particular submission.

How many plans should I submit for Planning Commission review?

Upon submittal of subdivision/land development plans, please submit the following:


  • (3) Full Size Print Plans (signed and sealed)
  • (9) Ledger Size Print Plans (signed and sealed)
  • (2) Compact Discs in PDF Format
  • (3) Copies of ALL supporting Reports and Supporting Documents

Also, please refer to checklist on Application for Subdivision/Land Development submission information.


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