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.
Upper Macungie Township strives to foster consistent communication with all of it’s citizens and businesses. The Upper Macungie Township Newsletter is mailed twice a year to all residents with additional copies available at the Township Building on Schantz Road. Newsletters have been mailed for Fall! To see the Newsletter now Click Here!
Current and past copies of the Newsletter are available here.
Ordinance #2017-02 – Establishing Minimum Standards by Which All Fire Companies and Fire Company Personnel Recognized by Upper Macungie Township Shall Operate.
Zoning Ordinance Amendments Notice:
Notice is hereby given that Ordinances Nos. 2017-04 and 2017-05 shall be considered and, if appropriate, enacted by the Board of Supervisors of Upper Macungie Township at its meeting scheduled to be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Upper Macungie Township Municipal Building, 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, Pennsylvania 18031.
Ordinance 2017-04 is an ordinance of the Township of Upper Macungie, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, amending the Upper Macungie Township Zoning Ordinance Section §27-118 – Conditional Use Process; Section §27-202 – Terms Defined; Section §27-306 – Table of Permitted Uses by District; Section §27-402.ooo. – Warehouse or Wholesale Sales; Section §27-601 – Required Number of Off-street Parking and Section §27-605 – Off-street loading, as set forth more fully in the body of the Ordinance.
Ordinance 2017-05 is an ordinance of the Township of Upper Macungie, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania amending the Upper Macungie Township Zoning Ordinance by adding a new Part 10 – “Property Rehabilitation Development” which proposes to provide for the rehabilitation and repurposing of properties in need of redevelopment for aesthetic, economic revitalization and/or other reasons and to encourage cooperation between the Township and private land owners to upgrade the character of neighborhoods, enhance safety and code compliance, revitalize under-utilized properties, and create employment opportunities, as set forth more fully in the body of the Ordinance.
Copies of the proposed Ordinances shall be on display at the Upper Macungie Township Municipal Building, 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, Pennsylvania between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays and on file at on file at The Parkland Press, Allentown, Pennsylvania where they may be inspected.
Ashley A. Godshall
Secretary, Upper Macungie Township
Please advertise – Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Ashley A. Godshall
Upper Macungie Township
UMT Police Department Traffic Update: The Good Neighbor Coalition
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RESIDENTS- DO YOU WANT PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE UMPD 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.
Upper Macungie Township has a number of staffed by township resident volunteers. There is often a need for new members for these positions. If you are interested in serving your community, please submit your resume and the Volunteer Application to Ashley Godshall at Upper Macungie Township
8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, Pa 18031.
PAVILION RENTAL & INDEPENDENT PARK RENTAL
Looking to rent a Pavilion or Independent Park (indoor facility) for your event? Upper Macungie Township is blessed with a wealth of beautiful park lands and we welcome you to enjoy them!
Our pavilions can be reserved April through October (no restroom facilities during other months). Reservations will only be taken starting January for the current calendar year. Opening date for 2015 was Friday, January 2, 2015. Independent Park is our indoor facility beautifully suited for any occasion. Reservations for Independent Park can be made two years in advance Check them out!