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Fire Hydrant Flushing

The Upper Saucon Township Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the Township starting Monday, May 3, 2021 and continuing through Friday, May 14, 2021.

Hydrants will be flushed between the hours of 5:00 AM and 2:30 PM. You may experience a period of cloudy and/or discolored water and/or a momentary pressure fluctuation during these times. 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 for your patience and understanding during this maintenance activity.

UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP
WATER DEPARTMENT

Fire Hydrant Flushing Map

 

Public Notice: Environmental Advisory Council Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Upper Saucon Township Environmental Advisory Council originally scheduled for Tuesday, May 18, 2021 has been cancelled.

Upper Saucon Township
Environmental Advisory Council
Thomas L Gettings, Chairman

Public Notice: Park and Recreation Commission Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Upper Saucon Township Parks and Recreation Commission originally scheduled for Tuesday, May 11, 2021 has been cancelled.

Upper Saucon Township
Parks and Recreation Commission
Robert Repsher, Chairman

PUBLIC NOTICE: ZONING HEARING BOARD

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 May 3, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. for the purpose of hearing the following appeal:

APPEAL NO. 2021-3: Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network (Owner/Applicant), 850 S. 5th Street, Allentown, PA 18104. The property identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 641594077314 1 and 3200 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley, PA 18034, is 45.26 acres in size and is located within the Enterprise (E) Zone. The Applicant requests variances from the requirements in Sections 231.F, 231.N and 313.D to permit placement of an oxygen tank area within the required 100’ front yard setback and to permit placement of dumpsters and loading spaces within a yard determined by the Zoning Officer to represent a front yard.

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 p.m. Questions should be directed to the Zoning Officer, Trent J. Sear, at 610-282-1171 ext. 1254.

UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP
ZONING HEARING BOARD
MICHAEL DEPAOLIS, CHAIRMAN

Public Notice to All Taxpayers

Real Estate Tax Bills were mailed out to all property owners in Upper Saucon Township.

A 2-percent discount is granted to taxpayers who pay their bills by May 31. The base tax amount is due from June 1 to July 31. After July 31 a 10-percent penalty is in effect.

Residents whose taxes are paid by a mortgage company or bank should forward their bills to the institution as soon as possible.

Any property owner who did not receive a bill should contact the Upper Saucon Township Tax Collector at 610-797-2282.

Electronics Recycling Event, Saturday, April 24, 2021

Some Reminders for the Annual Recycling Event at Hopewell Park:

Masks are REQUIRED 

Please roll down your windows

You can remain in your vehicle, support staff will unload your vehicle for you. 

Payment will be accepted in the form of personal checks or cash. Credit cards are not accepted.  

2021 UST Electronic Recycling Flyer

Upcoming PennDOT Roadwork

County: Lehigh
Municipality: Upper Saucon Twp.
Road name: Flint Hill Road
Between: Passer Road and New Street
Type of work: Utility Work
Work being done by: Local Utility
Type of restriction: Daytime
Restriction: Road Will be closed and detoured for Passer Road widening work being performed under a Highway Occupancy Permit. Detour will utilize Passer Road and Suter Road.
Start date: 4/5/21
Est completion date: 4/30/21
Restrictions in effect (time of day): 12:00 AM To 12:00 AM
Will rain cause delays? No
Change/Update:

County: Lehigh
Municipality: Upper Saucon Township
Road name: Interstate 78
Between: Exit 59 (Summit Lawn) and Exit 60 (PA 309)
Type of work: Median Barrier Repair
Work being done by: PennDOT Contractor
Type of restriction: Nighttime
Restriction: Lane restrictions on I-78 east and west. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone,
Start date: 3/24/21
Est completion date: 3/25/21
Restrictions in effect (time of day): 09:00 PM To 05:00 AM
Will rain cause delays? Yes
Change/Update:

PUBLIC NOTICE: Upper Saucon Township Environmental Advisory Council Meeting is Cancelled

Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Upper Saucon Township Environmental Advisory Council originally scheduled for Tuesday March 16, 2021 at 6:00 PM HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Upper Saucon Township
Environmental Advisory Council
Thomas L Gettings, Chairman

Public Notice: Passer Road Closure

Work related to the Wawa Construction site is scheduled to begin on or around March 15, 2021. Construction will require a full road closure of Passer Road from Main Street to Route 309, with a PennDOT and Township approved detour going into effect shortly thereafter, with local access only. Closure will be about 2 to 3 weeks.

Access to private, residential driveways and emergency services will be provided.

 

Public Notice: Board of Supervisors Meeting, Monday March 22, 2021

Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors originally scheduled for Monday, March 22, 2021 at 6:30 PM has been cancelled.

Upper Saucon Township
Board of Supervisors
Brian Farrell, Chairman