South Whitehall Township News Leaf Collection

South Whitehall Township will begin leaf collection on Monday, October 14th and continue through December 2nd.  Crews will concentrate in areas with mature trees for early falling leaves. Residents are again reminded do not mix branches, grass or shrubbery in with your leaves.  Please place your leaves along the edge of the road and keep all vehicles away from the area where leaves are piled.  It is important to remove any basketball nets from the public right-of-… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Comprehensive Plan Workshop Meeting #4

Notice is hereby given that a public workshop meeting will be held in the cafeteria of the Kratzer Elementary School located at 2200 Huckleberry Road, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.  The purpose of the meeting is to continue Phase II of the South Whitehall Township Comprehensive Plan Update, concentrating on developing scenarios to accommodate future growth projections for Sou… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Comprehensive Plan Workshop Meeting #3

Notice is hereby given that a public workshop meeting will be held in the cafeteria of the Orefield Middle School located at 2675 PA Route 309, Orefield, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10:00 a.m..  The purpose of the meeting is to continue Phase II of the South Whitehall Township Comprehensive Plan Update, concentrating on developing scenarios to accommodate future growth projections for South Whi… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Information on the 2020 Census

Please follow the links below for up-to-date information regarding the 2020 Census: How the Census will Invite Everyone... How Census Data Are Used Census 101 &nbs… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Zoning Hearing Board – Wednesday, October 23rd – Springhouse Middle School Cafeteria

ZHB-2019-16:  The appeal of E & B Hotel Partnership, L.P. and Nick Bizati, seeking a Use Variance from Section 350-24(c)(13) to allow for a multi-family residential apartments as a stand alone use;  a variance from Section 350-48(d)(4)(D) from the minimum parking requirements of an apartment building; a variance from Section 350-48(d)(3) from the parking requirements of apartment as part of a mixed-use building; and a variance from Section 350-24(C)… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Iron Bridge Road Detour

County:  Lehigh Municipality:  South Whitehall Township Street Name:  Iron Bridge Road west bound lane closed.… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Results of Refuse/Recycling & Green Initiatives Survey

We would like to take this time to thank SWT Residents for a great response and participation in this survey. Please click below to see results.  Thanks! 2019.07.01 - Summer 2019, Refuse, Recycling, Green Initiatives Survey Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Bridge Closure

July 18, 2019 Per Lehigh County, The Lapp Road Bridge at Iron Bridge Road will be closed until further notice.  Please follow the detour. Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Cedarbrook Road Detour

County: Lehigh Municipality: South Whitehall Township Street Name: Cedarbrook Road Cross Streets: Walnut St/Dorney Park Road Start Date & Time:  June 17, 2019 7 am. Reopen Date & Time: August 9, 2019 5 pm Type of Work/Information: UGI gas main install Cedarbrook Rd between Walnut St and Dorney Park Rd will be closed to traffic during construction hours (approximately 7am to 3pm) Monday through Friday.  Signage will be posted daily… Read More…

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 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 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 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…