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Public Notice: Route 309 Traffic Signal Work

UPDATE: 05/25/2022 1:30PM – Repairs are completed and the roadway is fully open.
Traffic Signal Repair – Rt 309 @ Center Valley Parkway

Due to an emergency signal repair at Route 309 and Center Valley Parkway, the following road closures will be in effect May 25, 2022 for approximately 9am to 4pm.

-Route 309 South Ramp to West Saucon Valley Road

-West Saucon Valley Road from Lanark Road to Route 309

-Center Valley Parkway from the Route 309 North Ramp to Route 309

Traffic on Route 309 North and South will be free flowing while the work is completed.

During the closure, all traffic will be directed to follow posted detour routes.

Motorists should anticipate delays, especially during peak travel times, and use caution driving through the area. Please keep in mind that travel delays could last longer than anticipated due to unforeseen circumstances such as weather and heavy traffic volumes.

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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 Monday June 6, 2022 at 7:00 P.M. for the purpose of hearing the following appeals:

APPEAL NO. 2022-05: – Brandon & Ashley Weiss (Owners/Applicants), 6362 New Street, Center Valley, PA 18034. The property, identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 642443590681 1 also known as 6362 New Street, Center Valley, PA 18034, is .19 acres in size and is located in the Suburban Residential (R-2) Zone. The applicant seeks a variance from Section 703.C to extend an existing non-conforming side yard setback more than the maximum permitted extension of 50%; maximum extension of 14’ permitted with extension of 35’ proposed.

APPEAL NO. 2022-06: – Locust Hills LLV (Owner/Applicant), 60 W. Broad Street – Suite 201, Bethlehem, PA 18018. The property, identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 641542333136 1 also known as 3850 West Drive, Center Valley, PA 18034, is 2.36 acres in size and is located in the Enterprise (E) Zone. The applicant seeks variances from Section 314.V to permit construction of a 51,640 sq. ft. office building that provides 128 off-street parking spaces where 258 off-street parking spaces are required and to reduce the parking requirement for Physicians/Medical Offices to 4 spaces per practitioner where 8 spaces per practitioner are required.

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: Carriage Drive

The Township Road Department has contracted with Asphalt Maintenance Solutions to apply a seal coat of oil and stone chips on Carriage Drive on Monday/Tuesday May 2/3, 2022. This will coincide with work being done by Coopersburg Borough on their portion of Carriage Drive. 

Mutual cooperation is very important to the quality of the finished product, and will minimize the inconvenience to everyone. You can help to ensure the successful completion of the project by following the directions listed below:

• Place all trash cans behind the curb line.
• Refrain from blowing cut grass onto the roadway.
• Do not park vehicle(s) on the street while work is being done.
• Drive slowly on these roads for the first 48 hours after the seal coat is applied.

Thank you for your cooperation, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Public Notice: FLINT HILL ROAD – Water Main Extension for the Estates at Saucon Valley Project

A contractor for the developer will begin roadway milling and overlay for the Estates at Saucon Valley waterline extension on or about Monday April 18, 2022. Work will start on Flint Hill Road, just beyond Passer Road and work toward the Estates. 

The overlay will restore areas where the road was cut for the waterline. The road will remain open with flaggers. The project is expected to take about 4 days. 

Weekend Roadwork – Taylor Drive

A private contractor will be working on Taylor Drive between Karra Court and Wards Lane on Saturday, April 9, 2022. This work is related to a DeSales University project and does not have any impact on municipal water or sewer services.

Public Notice – Planning and Zoning Committee

Notice is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Committee of the Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors will meet on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 5:00 pm in the Township Municipal Building, 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss possible Zoning Ordinance amendments. The public is invited to attend the meeting and provide input on this matter.

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Upper Saucon Township
Thomas F. Beil, Township Manager

Public Notice: Conditional Use Hearing

The public hearing to consider the Kay Lehigh, LLC Conditionals Use Application has been continued until Monday, April 11, 2022 at 7:00 pm at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building. Interested individuals are encourage to attend the hearing and provide input on the Application. 

Thomas Beil
Township Manager

 

Electronics Recycling Event at Hopewell Park

Upper Saucon Township will be holding our annual electronics recycling event at Hopewell Park on Saturday, April 23 from 9 am to Noon. 

Please note that almost all items now require a fee to recycle. The only exception is personal computers. You can view the most common item fees on the flyer below:

2022 UST Electronic Recycling Flyer

Only personal checks or cash will be accepted. The contractor operating the event CANNOT TAKE CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS. 

Upper Saucon Historical Society

Would you consider becoming a founding member of the Upper Saucon Township Historical Society?
With over 270 years since the Township was formally organized there is an amazing amount of untapped and unknown history waiting to be discovered. Be part of the team dedicated to researching, documenting, and preserving our rich and diverse history.

The Upper Saucon Board of Supervisors is seeking 3 to 10 township residents to formally organize, establish and maintain a non-profit Historical Society. Township Staff will provide initial support and assistance to help get the society moving toward becoming a self-sustaining organization with its own Officers and Board of Directors.

For more information, or to apply, please contact the Upper Saucon Township Administration Department at 610-282-1171 x 1222 or at email@uppersaucon.org.

PUBLIC NOTICE: 2020 Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing

Notice is hereby provided pursuant to Section 302(b) of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code that the Board of Supervisors of Upper Saucon Township will hold a public hearing on the 11th day of April, 2022, commencing at 6:30 p.m. at the Upper Saucon Township municipal building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of taking public comment and input concerning the adoption of the 2020 Comprehensive Plan.

The Board of Supervisors intends to consider passage of a Resolution accepting and adopting the 2020 Comprehensive Plan at a public meeting to be held on the 11th day of April, 2022, commencing upon conclusion of the above-noted public hearing. Said public meeting shall take place at the Upper Saucon Township municipal building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, Pennsylvania.

Copies of the Comprehensive Plan may be examined and/or obtained at the Upper Saucon Township office 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.

UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
BRIAN FARRELL, CHAIRMAN