Ordinances

LogotemplateThe 2011 Upper Macungie Township Zoning Ordinance Book is available online and a printed copy ($30) is available at the Municipal Building located at 8330 Schantz Road in Breinigsville.  Our office hours are Monday through Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm.

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This unofficial online version of the Upper Macungie Township Code of Ordinances is provided for convenience of reference only. The governing Upper Macungie Township Code of Ordinances is contained in the official minutes of the Upper Macungie Township Commission, printed compilations of which are available for purchase at Upper Macungie Township Municipal Office.  Although diligent effort is made to avoid discrepancies between the governing Upper Macungie Township Code of Ordinances sand this online reference, the same cannot be guaranteed.  Further, recent amendments to the governing Upper Macungie Township Code of Ordinances may not yet be incorporated into this online reference.  Before taking any action or reliance, please contact Upper Macungie Township to ensure that you have or are aware of the current, official version of the governing Upper Macungie Township Code of Ordinances.

2012 ORDINANCES

2012-1    (adopted 4/5/12)  Ordinance Creating a Police Force within Upper Macungie  Township, Lehigh County, PA.

2012-2    (adopted 5/23/12)   Ordinance Amending Previously Adopted Ordinance 2012-1 Which Created a Police Force Within UMT, Lehigh County, PA By Amending The Effective Date of The Creation of The Police Force.

2012-3    (adopted 5/23/12)  Ordinance Of The BOS of the Township of Upper Macungie, Lehigh County, PA, Amending Chapter 1 of the Code of Ordinances of UM, Part 4, Sections 402; 404 and 405 Modifying Limitations of Certain Recoverable Costs and Modifying Certain Terms as More Fully Set Forth in the Body of this Ordinance.

2012-4    (adopted 6/7/12) Ordinance of the BOS of the Township of Upper Macungie, Lehigh County, PA.  Amending Appendix H-101, ET SEQ. Of The Code of Ordinances of the Twp. of UM, and to Add Thereto an Additional Vacation of Portions of Rabenold Lane (T-499) and Short Hill Lane (T-939), Located in the Township of Upper Macungie, Lehigh County, PA, as Public Roads; Said Vacation being in Accordance with the Second Class Township Code, 53 P.S. Sections 67304, 67305(a) And (b) And 67311.

2012-5    (adopted 8/29/12) Ordinance of the Township of Upper Macungie, Lehigh County, PA., Amending Chapter 15 (Motor Vehicles and Traffic), Part 2 (Traffic Regulations) of the Code of Ordinances of the Township of Upper Macungie Amending No Truck Traffic on Certain Streets Located Within Upper Macungie Township; Said Requirements Being Set Forth More Fully in the Body of this Ordinance.

2012-6    (adopted 9/14/12) Ordinance Electing to Establish a Police Pension Plan with The PA. Municipal Retirement System Pursuant to Article IV of the PA. Municipal Retirement Law; Agreeing to be Bound by all Provisions of the PA. Municipal Retirement Law as Amended and as Applicable to Member Municipalities.   It is Hereby Ordained by UMT, Lehigh County.

2012-7    (adopted 12/6/12)  Ordinance Amending Chapter 15 (Motor Vehicles and Traffic), Part 2 (Traffic Regulations) of the Code of Ordinances of the Township of UM Amending No Truck Traffic on Certain Streets Located Within UMT; Said Requirements Being Set Forth More Fully in the Body of this Ordinance.

2012-8    Ordinance Amending Chapter 18, Part 1 Section 103 of the Code of Ordinances of the Township of UM, Modifying Sewer Rentals or Charges for use of the Sanitary Sewer System Operated by UMT, Upon Owners of Improved Properties Which are Connected to Such Sanitary Sewer System as are Currently Reflected in the Said Code of Ordinances of UMT, Specifically Chapter 18, Part 1 Section 103.

2012-9    (adopted 12/6/12)  Ordinance of the BOS of UMT, Amending Chapter 20 of the Code of Ordinances of UMT, Part 2, Section 209 Modifying Charges for Residential Municipal Solid Waste Within The Township As More Fully Set Forth in the Body of this Ordinance.

2013 ORDINANCES

2013-01    (adopted 3/7/13) Ordinance amending Chapter 27 (Zoning) Of The Code of UMT, this Ordinance amends Provisions Related to the Definitions of “Dwelling” and “Height”.

2013-02    (adopted 3/7/13)  Ordinance Amending Appendix H-202, ET SEQ. of the Code of Ordinances of UMT to Add thereto the Vacation of a Portion of Oak Lane (T-857)

2013-03    (adopted 9/5/13)  Ordinance Authorizing UMT to Join With Other Townships as a Member of the Susquehanna Municipal Trust, To Enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement for the Purpose of Joining the Trust and to Participate as a Member of the Trust.

2013-04    (adopted12/5/13)  Ordinance of the BOS Of UMT Amending the Zoning Ordinance of UMT Adopted 4/7/1994, as Amended, to Amend Portions of the Zoning Map By ReZoning an area in the South-East Corner of the Township and Located East of Cetronia Road (SR 3009); North of Interstate I-78 and West of Schantz Road (T-527) From LI-Light Industrial Park District to NC-Neighborhood Commercial District.

2014 ORDINANCES

2014-01    (adopted 2/6/14)    An Ordinance of the Township of Upper Macungie, Lehigh County, PA. Amending Chapter 15 (Motor Vehicles and Traffic), Part 3 (Parking Regulations) of the Code of Ordinances of the Township of Upper Macungie Amending Prohibited Parking Areas on Certain Streets Located Within UMT; Said Requirements being Set Forth More Fully in the Body of this Ordinance.

2014-02    (adopted 2/6/14)    An Ordinance of the Township of Upper Macungie, Lehigh County, PA. Amending Chapter 15 Part 2 (Traffic Regulations), of The Code of Ordinances of the Township of Upper Macungie Establishing Maximum Speed Limits on Certain Streets Located Within UMT; Said Requirements Being Set Forth More Fully in the Body of This Ordinance and in accordance with 75 PA. C.S.A. 3362.

2014-03    (adopted 2/6/14)  An Ordinance of the Township of Upper Macungie, Lehigh County, PA., Amending Chapter 15 (Motor Vehicles & Traffic), Part 2 (Traffic Regulations) of the Code of Ordinances of the Township of Upper Macungie Amending Stop Intersections Established on Certain Streets Located Within UMT; Said Requirements Being Set Forth More Fully in the Body of this Ordinance.

2014-04    (adopted 3/20/14)  An Ordinance Establishing the Position of Township Manager; Establishing the Term of Office of Manager; Qualifications; Bond Required; Compensation; Responsibilities and Duties thereof; Restrictions on Supervisors; Delegation of Manager Duties; Gender Neutral Text and Severability Clauses.

2014-05    (adopted 4/3/14)  An Ordinance of the BOS of UMT, Lehigh County, PA., Amending Appendix H-101, ET SEQ. of the Code of Ordinances of the Township of Upper Macungie, to Add Thereto an Additional Vacation of Portions of Bluebarn Road (T-572) and Oakview Drive (T-866), Located in the Township of Upper Macungie, Lehigh County, PA., as Public roads; Said Vacation Being in Accordance with the Second Class Township Code, 53 P.S. Sections 67304, 67305(a) and (b) and 67311.

2014-06    (adopted 4/3/14)  An Ordinance of the BOS of UMT, Lehigh County, PA., Amending Appendix H-101, ET SEQ. of the Code of Ordinances of the Township of Upper Macungie, to Add Thereto an Additional Vacation of an Unopened, Unpaved Portion of Helen Drive Located in the Township of Upper Macungie, Lehigh County, PA., as Public Roads; Said Vacation Being in Accordance with the Second Class Township Code, 53 P.S. Sections 67304, 67305(a) And (b) And 67311.

2014-07    (adopted 7/3/14)  An Ordinance of the BOS of UMT, Lehigh County, PA., Amending the Zoning Ordinance of UMT, Adopted April 7, 1994, as Amended, To Amend Portions of the Zoning Map by Rezoning an Area of the township and Located North of Glenlivet Drive West; To the South and East of Nursery Street and To the West of PA Route 100 From NC – Neighborhood Commercial District to HC – Highway Commercial District.

2014-08    (adopted 8/7/14)   An Ordinance of the BOS of UMT Amending Chapter 21, Part 7, Section 702 of The Code of Ordinances of UMT, Providing for the Changing Names of Existing Streets, All of Which is in Accordance with the Provisions of 53 Purdon’s Statutes Section 67329.

2014-09    (adopted 8/7/14)   An Ordinance of UMT, Lehigh County, PA., Amending Chapter 15-Part 2 (Traffic Regulations) of the Code of Ordinances of the Township of UMT Establishing Maximum Speed Limits on Certain Streets Located within UMT; Said Requirements Being Set Forth More Fully in the Body of this Ordinance and in Accordance with 75 PA. C.S.A.   3362.

2014-10    (adopted 10/20/2014) An Ordinance of UMT, Lehigh County, PA., Agreeing to All Liability and Assets of the Berks Lehigh Regional Police Commission’s (“Commission”) Police Pension Plan and Agreeing to Provide for all Future Benefit Payments to the Existing Active, Inactive, Vested and Retired Members and their Beneficiaries Which are Presently Maintained by the PA. Municipal Retirement System (“PMRS”) in the Commission’s Police Pension Plan as of the Effective Date of the Commission’s With Drawl from the PMRS System Shall be Transferred to the Township’s Police Pension Plan.