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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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Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County

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News & Reminders

For more news headlines, please see our News Archives.

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.


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.

Fertilizing at Township Park
Upper Saucon Township will be applying a liquid organic fertilizer and liquid crabgrass control at the Community Park on Tuesday, May 26. 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 Wednesday, May 27.

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

Public Notice: Meeting Cancellation
Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors originally scheduled for Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 6:30 PM has been cancelled.

Stephen Wagner, Chairman

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.


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, June 1, 2015 at 7:00 PM for the purpose of hearing the following appeals:

APPEAL NO. 2015-09 - Alyssa Thatcher (Owner/Applicant), 4438 W. Hopewell Road, Center Valley, PA 18034. The property is identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 641457334015 1 and 4438 W. Hopewell Road, Center Valley, PA 18034, is .33 acres in size and is located in the Suburban Residential (R-2) Zone. The applicant is requesting a variance from Section 306.A to permit erection of a fence exceeding the maximum permitted fence height of three feet (3') within the front yard setback of a second front yard.

APPEAL NO. 2015-10 - Dury & Sandra Diehl (Owners/Applicants), 3545 Clarinbridge Way East, Center Valley, PA 18034. The property is identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 641545858310 1 and 3545 Clarinbridge Way E., Center Valley, PA 18034, is .33 acres in size and is located in the Suburban Residential (R-2) Zone. The applicant is requesting a variance from Section 212.H (as amended by Ordinance 141-A) to permit an existing deck to maintain a 12' side yard setback where a minimum setback of 15' is required.

APPEAL NO. 2015-11 - Lewis Shupe IV (Owner/Applicant), 6092 Robin Lane, Coopersburg, PA 18036. The property is identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 641491444381 1 and * Robin Lane, Coopersburg PA 18036, is 2.53 acres in size and is located in the Suburban Residential (R-2) Zone. The applicant is appealing a March 31, 2015 Zoning Enforcement Notice that a Fill/Construction Debris Storage use has been established on the lot which is not permitted in the R-2 Zone and is a violation of the Zoning Ordinance.

APPEAL NO. 2014-11 - Kay Landis Mill LLC (Applicant), 5930 Hamilton Boulevard, Wescoesville, PA 18106, Lehigh Presbytery (Owner), 710 N. Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown, PA 18104 and Landis Mill Holdings LP (owner), 1954 O'Brien's Court, Bethlehem, PA 18015. The properties are identified as Tax Map Parcel Nos. 642439499160 1 and 642449553213 1 and 5383 Old Bethlehem Pike, Bethlehem, PA 18015 and 5454 Landis Mill Road, Bethlehem, PA 18015, containing a combined 88.8 acres in size and are located in the Suburban Residential (R-2) Zone. The applicant is appealing the October 17, 2014 determination of the Zoning Officer that a proposed spray irrigation system including spray fields, violates Zoning Ordinance Sections 427.C and 427 .D , which do not permit stormwater management facilities, as defined in Section 113, to be located in required Common Open Space.

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.


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.

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:



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.

For more news headlines, please see our News Archives.

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.

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.

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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