South Whitehall Township News Zoning Portal Launch

South Whitehall Township is pleased to announce the launch of the ArcGIS Online Zoning Portal. The Portal provides online access to the Township’s Zoning Map, Zoning Ordinance and other information. This information includes Lehigh County Parcels, Zoning Use Schedules, District Schedules, Floodplains and other sections of the Township Zoning Ordinance. Read More…

South Whitehall Township News February 27, 2019 Zoning Hearing Board Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Hearing Board of South Whitehall Township will conduct a public hearing on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., in the South Whitehall Township Municipal Building located at 4444 Walbert Ave, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, for the following zoning appeals:   ZHB-2019-01:  The appeal of Steven Camp of Allentown (Walbert Ave) DG, LLC, REQUESTING A MODIFICATION… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News February 21, 2019 Planning Commission Meeting Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission of South Whitehall Township will meet in the Township Municipal Building located at 4444 Walbert Avenue, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. for an agenda review, and at 7:30 p.m. for the purpose of conducting a public meeting to discuss the following: 4260 TILGHMAN STREET AUTOZONE  MAJOR PLAN #2018-105 Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Valley Road Bridge Replacement UPDATE – January 29, 2019

The contractor is currently waiting for the water level to recede to perform the work. Once the work begins, it should take approximately 2 weeks to complete.  During the work period, the road will be closed daily from 7 am to 4 pm.  If you should have any questions, contact Jeff Clapper at 610-737-2579. Read More…

South Whitehall Township News FREE Mindfulness in Every Day Life Classes

Want to see what this new program is all about? Join one of the FREE Mindfulness classes this week:
  • Tuesday, January 15th from 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Thursday, January 17th from 9:00pm-10:00pm
In this FREE class you will be led through a mindfulness mediation, discuss the risks and benefits of beginning a mindfulness practice and ask any questions you may have about mindfulness mediation, mindful movement and the programs Dr Deb offers.Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Township Accepting Bids for Jordan Creek Greenway (Sections 49 & 50)

NOTICE TO BIDDERS: JORDAN CREEK GREENWAY TRAIL SECTIONS 49 AND 50 Sealed online bids will be accepted via PennDot’s Engineering and Construction Management System (ECMS) until 11:00 a.m., local time, on January 31, 2019. On January 31, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., PennDot will open bids online on behalf of South Whitehall Township, with the results being made public via ECMS.  Online sealed bids shall be submitted by way of ECMS.  Paper bids will not be acc… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Make an Account and Be Ready for Future Parks and Recreation Registrations!

The Township has integrated a new registration program into the website, RecDesk!

Please set up your account early so that you can be on top of any future registration needs.

Click Here to create an account now!


Once you have created an account and completed the profile within your account y… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Discounted Lift Tickets and Flower Show Tickets

South Whitehall Township is now selling discounted tickets through PRPS for the 2018-2019 winter season! Included in these tickets are:
  • Bear Creek
  • Jack Frost/Big Boulder
  • Blue Mountain
  • Elk Mountain
  • Hidden Valley
  • Roundtop/Liberty/Whitetail
  • Seven Springs
  • Shawnee
  • AND the PHILADELPHIA FLOWER SHOW!
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South Whitehall Township News Spotted Lanternfly Informational Public Meetings

The Township has partnered with the Lehigh County Conservation District to bring to the residents an informational presentation about the Spotted Lanternfly. Join us on one of these dates to learn all about the infestation of this invasive species and what you can do to help decrease its existence within the Township. Also, learn about the other hands on step by step workshops that the Township will be providing throughout 2019! Keep checking back here at the website and 'Like' the Read More…

South Whitehall Township News PENN DOT Information HAASADAHL Rd

County--[LEHIGH]          Municipality--[SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP]Work Site--[HAASADAHL RD]     Nearest Intersection--[APPLEWOOD DR]     Second Intersection--[HICKORY LN] Location Information--     [SITE IS APPX 1000FT SOUTH OF APPLEWOOD DR.   WORKING ALONG THE BANK THAT      DROPS THE ROAD APPX 80FT TO THE CREEK.   THE BANK DROPPED AND TOOK APPX      6FT IN TO THE ROAD FROM THE WHITE LINE.      ROAD IS CLOSED. CONES ALONG THE ROAD] Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Summer Playground Program is Closed for Registrations!

No more registrations for the summer playground program will be accepted. We have met the maximum amount of participants for the entire program. Thanks for a great group of kids! Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Summer Playground Program – Parkway Manor at Capacity

There are no more open spots for the Parkway Manor Summer Playground Program Site! The next closest site location would be Cetronia Elementary, and there are several open spots available. If you are planning on registering your child for the program please do so sooner rather than later as the locations are filling up quickly. For any questions or concerns feel free to contact Page Durflinger 610-398-0401 ext 211 or Zach Getchius at 484-408-9465 Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Mikayla’s Voice Tri for Inclusion

WHAT:                 Inclusive triathlon for children of ALL abilities WHEN:                 Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 9:00am WHERE:              Parkland High School   Next Saturday there will be no sidelines in South Whitehall Township. When the horn blows to start Mikayla’s Voice fifth annual Tri for Inclusion® children and young adults of ALL abilities from a… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Public Safety Commission July 2, 2018 Meeting Cancellation

The July 2, 2018 Public Safety Commission meeting has been cancelled.  The next regularly-scheduled Public Safety Commission meeting is August 6, 2018. Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Notice of Scheduling Change for 2018 Road Paving Projects

The following roads were scheduled for 2018, but have been postponed until 2019: List of Roads to be postponed until 2019: Brown Street-             From Mauch Chunk Road to 21st Street Ruth Street-                From Mauch Chunk Road to 21st Street Custer Street-             From Mauch Chunk Road to 21st Street 19th Street-                  From Ruth Street… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Cedar Crest/Broadway Bridge Work To Begin

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Engineering District 5 announced today work is scheduled to begin May 14 to replace the structurally deficient Cedar Crest Boulevard Bridge over Little Cedar Creek in the City of Allentown and South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County. One lane will remain open in each direction on Cedar Crest Boulevard during peak travel times. There may be off-peak times (8:30 AM – 3:30 PM or 6 PM to 6 AM) when lanes will be restricted on Cedar Crest B… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Summer Playground Program Date UPDATE!

UPDATE: The summer playground program start date has been moved to Wednesday, the 20th of June due to the extended Parkland school year. The fun never stops at South Whitehall Township’s Summer Playground Program!  Kids will enjoy sports, games, team building, arts & crafts, drama, fitness and nature-based programs!  All locations are staffed by First-Aid and CPR certified college aged instructors who have just as much fun as the kids!  The 2018 p… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Township Seeking Bids for Jordan Creek Greenway Construction

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by South Whitehall Township, 4444 Walbert Ave., Allentown, Pennsylvania, until 2:00 P.M., prevailing time on May 03, 2018 for all clearing and grubbing, tree clearing, construction access, site improvement and trail construction, landscape preparation and Post Construction Storm Water Management measures indicated from Station 7+15.67 to 21+48 associated with the Jordan Creek Trail, Segment 48. Sealed bids will be opened at the South Wh… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News TRASH PICKUP IS ON NORMAL SCHEDULE

J P MASCARO IS PICKING UP TRASH ON THE SCHEDULED DAY Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Police Department Receives Accreditation

The South Whitehall Township Police Department has received accreditation from the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (PLEAC). PLEAC’s evaluation of the South Whitehall Township Police Department included a thorough review of the physical facility and an examination of proofs of compliance with 132 standards. PLEAC interviewed our officers and staff and conducted a review of organizational documents, including records, reports and certifications. The Pennsylvania Chie… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News South Whitehall Receives Prestigious Award

On October 4, the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission awarded South Whitehall Township the 2016 Community of Distinction Award for Excellence in Community Planning. Over the past decade, South Whitehall Township has consistently distinguished itself through its comprehensive planning, land use regulations, and plans for enhancing community facilities and transportation corridors.  "The South Whitehall Township Comprehensive Plan: A Balanced Path Forward", adopted in 2009, articulates the Towns… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News PEST ALERT! – Spotted Lanternfly

If you discover a Spotted Lanternfly, you should try to capture it and put it into a vial filled with alcohol to kill and preserve it, or at least take a good picture of it. Report it to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) by emailing to: badbug@pa.gov or call the Invasive Species Hotline at 1-866-253-7189. Your discovery could add additional municipalities to the quarantined area. … Read More…