WELCOME TO UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP
Our township is one of the fastest growing in Pennsylvania for many good reasons; strategic location, great schools, exciting recreational locations and parks, as well as a responsive and caring township government intent on making Upper Macungie Township progressively better.
We designed this website to be informative and easy to use. It contains lots of important information about the many township services, conveniences and benefits which help to make living and working in Upper Macungie a uniquely engaging experience. Visit our website often for updated information on what’s happening in our community, or come and visit us and experience everything we have to offer you, your family or your business!
Thank you! –Upper Macungie Township Supervisors, Managers & Staff
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of Upper Macungie Township shall conduct a second public hearing on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the Upper Macungie Township Building at 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031. The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony; evidence and comment from interested parties and the public related to a proposed Amendments to the Upper Macungie Township Zoning Ordinance.
The proposed amendment(s) to the Zoning Ordinance (proposed as Upper Macungie Township Ordinance No. 2018-05) amends Sections of Chapter 27 of the Codified Ordinances of Upper Macungie Township (Zoning) as hereinafter set forth. Specifically, this ordinance amends Section §27-202. Terms Defined; Section §27-306 Table of Permitted Uses by District and Section §27-403.4. Additional Requirements for Accessory Uses (Agritainment and Agritourism) all of which are fully set forth in the body of this Ordinance which is on display at Upper Macungie Township Building.
This Ordinance is commonly referred to as the “Agritainment” or “Agritourism” Ordinance.
The general public shall have the right to attend and be heard.
Upper Macungie Township
INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS: Upper Macungie Township’s famous fireworks display will take place on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Earl Adams Memorial Park (rain date Sunday, July 8). Fireworks begin at dusk. Pre-fireworks activities begin at 3:00 p.m.
SAFE SITTER CLASSES: Upper Macungie Township has partnered with The Nanny Loft to offer Safe Sitter® classes. The classes prepare students in grades 6-12 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who’s choking, and helpful information like what to do if there’s severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use CPR manikins to practice choking rescue! Click here to register.
SPLASH PARK UPDATE: Construction is not yet complete on the Grange Park Splash Park. It is expected to open in mid- June. A key card will be needed for access to the Splash Park. Key cards will be available for purchase at the township building at a later date (TBD). Rental of the pavilions does not guarantee access to the Splash Park. Please check back for updates!
2018 MOVIE DATES:
A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse. Watch the Trailer Here!
Four teenagers are sucked into a jungle-themed video game! Watch the Trailer Here!
PPL will be conducting Herbicide Application in our Township: The work will be done on tall brush at 847 Mosser Road between Willard Drive and Twin Ponds Rd between June and September in order to ensure reliable power.
GET YOUR DOG LICENSED: PA Dept. of Agriculture is working to get all dogs licensed by their owners. Learn more about Pennsylvania’s dog laws and licensing by visit www.licenseyourdogpa.com.
Have Your Voice Heard: Our Boards have vacancies!
Be a volunteer member of a UMT Board or Commission by submitting a Volunteer Application. The Application and a listing of Boards and their vacancies can be found on our Boards & Commission Page.
Click Here for Independent Park Rental Information. This indoor facility can be booked two years in advance!
UMT POLICE SERVICES & UPDATES:
MONTHLY UPDATES: Click here for our Monthly Highlights and Incident Activity Reports
RESIDENTS- GET PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE UMTPD RIGHT TO YOUR MOBILE DEVICE!
CLICK HERE to Register for Nixle, our public safety alert system. Nixle Alerts from the UMT Police Department can be sent via text or email.
What is Nixle?
Neighborhood-level to community-level: public safety alerts; up-to-the-minute need-to-know information; advisories, reminders, and last minute cancellations; municipal and community news, happenings, events, and any other relevant information an AIP wants to send out through the service.
Looking to inform yourself on the Recreational Community Center Project? All of our research and important documents can be found on the UMT Recreational Community Center Development Page.
SPOTTED LANTERNFLIES: “If you find Spotted Lanternflies, you should kill them.” please review the important information below from our 2016 Newsletter. You can read this PDF for instructions and or visit PA.Gov’s Spotted Lanternfly webpage.
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Check out all of our Recreation Programs and Events at UMT RECREATION!