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In Memory of David M. Petzold
The Officer David M. Petzold Memorial Foundation is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to honoring the memory of fallen Officer David Petzold.

To visit their website & find out much more, visit: http://officerdavid.org

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Welcome to the Official Website of
Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County

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Fertilizing at Township Park
Upper Saucon Township will be applying fertilizer and herbicide at the Community Park on Wednesday, April 22. Due to the nature of this application, there will be an ALL DAY CLOSURE of both the park and playing fields. We anticipate opening the park by Thursday, April 23.

The application is weather-dependent, and dates are subject to change. For more information, please contact the Township Office.
04.20.2015


NEW PHONE EXTENSIONS
We have recently upgraded our phone system. All 3-digit direct extensions now have a "1" preceding them. For more information on extensions for departments and personnel, please look here.

03.19.2015


EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM
Upper Saucon Township has employed the use of an emergency notification system to keep residents informed of emergency situations that may arise within the Township. Notification scenarios include water, sewer, weather, and other public safety emergencies.
You do not need to be an Upper Saucon Township Water or Sewer customer to enroll - in fact, we encourage all residents to enroll. Create or update your profile here.
03.19.2015


Employment Opportunity: Public Works Summer Laborer
Upper Saucon Township is accepting applications for summer employment in the Public Works Department. For more information, please look here.
04.07.2015


RECYCLE YOUR OLD ELECTRONICS, APPLIANCES, AND OTHER e-WASTE ITEMSUpper Saucon Township Clean-Up Day
RECYCLE YOUR OLD ELECTRONICS, APPLIANCES AND OTHER WASTE ITEMS

Saturday, April 25, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Southern Lehigh Public Library
3200 Preston Lane

For more information, please see our flyer.
02.09.2015


Public Notice: Meeting Cancellation
Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors originally scheduled for Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6:30 PM has been cancelled.

UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Stephen Wagner, Chairman
04.20.2015


PUBLIC NOTICE: Zoning Hearing Board Meeting
Notice is hereby given that the regular public meeting of the Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) of Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, is scheduled at the Municipal Building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA on Monday, May 4, 2015 at 7:00 PM for the purpose of hearing the following appeals:

APPEAL NO. 2015-05 - Dawn Boschetto-Bartek (Owner), 2037 Oakhurst Drive, Center Valley, PA 18034. The property is identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 642519337165 1 and 2037 Oakhurst Drive, Center Valley, PA 18034, is .12 acres in size and is located in the South Mountain Conservation (SMC) Zone. The applicant is requesting a variance from Section 200.E to permit a 288 square foot addition, increasing the impervious coverage of the lot from 43% to 48% where a maximum of 5% is permitted.

APPEAL NO. 2015-06 - George Wetherhold (Owner), 3361 Church Road, Bethlehem, PA 18015. The property is identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 641680432131 1 and 3361 Church Road, Bethlehem, PA 18015, is 1.28 acres in size and is located in the South Mountain Conservation (SMC) Zone. The applicant is requesting variances from Section 200.E to remove 3 sheds and build a 912 square foot detached garage increasing the impervious coverage of the lot from 14.2% to 15.2% where a maximum of 5% is permitted, with a setback of 5' where a minimum of 50' is required and a building height of 22' where a maximum of 20' is permitted.

APPEAL NO. 2015-07 - Schoolhouse Equities LLC (Owner), 4001 Schoolhouse Lane, Center Valley, PA 18034. The property is identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 641532835329 1 and 4001 Schoolhouse Lane, Center Valley, PA 18034, is 2.36 acres in size and is located in the Enterprise (E) Zone. The applicant is requesting the following variances to permit installation of a freestanding communications tower: Section 231.F(3) to provide a rear yard setback of 28' where 60' is required, Section 440.G to allow an 82' setback (west) and a 28' setback (north) where  165' setbacks are required, Section 440.G to allow a 260' setback from a residential zone and a 355' setback from a residential use where each requires 500' and Section 305 to permit 2 principal uses (office and freestanding commercial tower) on 1 lot.

APPEAL NO. 2015-08 - Ranch Holdings LLC (Applicants/Owners), 58 Valley Crest Road, Annandale, NJ 08801. The property is identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 641522537536 1 and 4125 Abbott Street, Coopersburg, PA 18036. The applicant is requesting a favorable interpretation of Section 113 (front yard) to permit construction of a new home on the lot. In the alternative, the applicant requests a variance from Section 212.H (as amended by Ordinance 141-A) to permit a front yard setback of 15' where 25' is required.

The complete Zoning Appeal files may be examined at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, Pennsylvania, during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 PM. Questions should be directed to the Zoning Officer, Trent Sear, at 610-282-1171 ext. 2.

For more information on these appeals, and prior agendas, please look here.

UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP
ZONING HEARING BOARD
MICHAEL DEPAOLIS, CHAIRMAN
04.20.2015


Water System Flushing
The Upper Saucon Township Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants during the week of May 11 - May 22 (Sunday - Thursday nights, from 11:00 PM - 6:00 AM).

You may experience a period of cloudy and/or discolored water and/or a momentary pressure fluctuation during the late evening or early morning hours. Please understand that these conditions are temporary and any questions should be directed to the Upper Saucon Township Water Department at 610-694-8680.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during this maintenance activity.

UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP
WATER DEPARTMENT
03.19.2015


Concerts in the Park
Upper Saucon Township Park & Recreation Commission is pleased to announce the return of Concerts in the Park. The concerts will take place at 7:00 PM on at the pavilion in the Upper Saucon Township Community Park at the dates listed below:

This year, the Park & Recreation Commission is working with Listen Live Music to feature local musicians for the concerts. Listen Live promotes public awareness and appreciation of acoustic performers. Please see our flyer.
04.15.2015


Homeland Security Victim Notification Program
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has a program to ensure that the rights of victims are carefully observed. The Victim Notification Program allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable and timely information regarding a criminal alien's release from custody. In order to be notified, you must register at the following website:

http://www.ice.gov/victim-notification

03.13.2015


RADON INFORMATION
Upper Saucon Township has been working with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to notify residents about the possibility of radon in area homes. The DEP has a number of publications for residents to refer to regarding this matter. They are available on the DEP's website, as well as in our front lobby. Additionally, more information can be obtained by calling 1-800-23-RADON.
12.19.2014


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Useful Information

Solicitation and Peddling Information
Pursuant to UST Ordinace 160, solicitation and peddling
(door-to-door sales) is now a regulated activity in Upper Saucon Township. Please look here to apply for a Solicitation License, or to be added to the Do Not Solicit Registry.


STORMWATER RUNOFF INFORMATION
Upper Saucon Township urges residents to do their part to reduce the impact that stormwater runoff from home and properties has on the community's waterways and ecosystems.The Environmnetal Protection Agency (US EPA) has a number of publications on the topic, including:

Also, for more in-depth information, you may also visit the EPA's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) website


Open Records Information

Utility Payment Drop Box
For Water & Sewer Utility Customers

Animal Lost & Found


Upper Saucon Township Recycles!
Rechargeable Batteries, Cell Phone, CFL Bulb, and Paper/Newsprint Recycling


Positions Are Now Available on a Number of Township Boards & Commissions.
Please click here for an application.


Meeting Schedule2015 Meeting Schedule
Click here to view 2015 Meeting Schedules for Upper Saucon Township

money pile2015 Tax Collector Hours
Click here for 2015 Tax Collector hours and locations

Prescription BottlePrescription Drug Drop-Off Box
The Upper Saucon Township Police Department is proud to announce the installation of a permanent drop-off box for unused medications. The box is located in the lobby of the Police Dept., and is available for free, anonymous drop-offs Monday - Friday, from 8AM-12PM and 1PM-4PM.
12.31.2013


Township residents can dispose of leaves and other yard waste at the Liberty Road Drop-off Center.  Click here to see when the Drop-off Center is open.

The Board of Supervisors and Township staff are pleased to welcome you to our website. Here you will find valuable information about the Township and its services. This web site was designed to make it easier and more efficient for residents and other visitors to interact with the Township.

We hope you find the site's content to be both interesting and informative. Thank you for visiting our web site!

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