Ordinances

LogotemplateThe 2011 Upper Macungie Township Zoning Ordinance Book is available online and a printed copy ($35) 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 and 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.

2017 ADOPTED ORDINANCES:

2017-01    (adopted 2/2/17)  AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UPPER MACUNGIE, LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 15 -PART 2 (TRAFFIC REGULATIONS) AND PART 3 (PARKING REGULATIONS) OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UPPER MACUNGIE BY ESTABLISIDNG AND ADOPTING FINES AND PENALTIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THOSE ESTABLISHED BY THE PENNSYLVANIA MOTOR VEHICLE CODE FOR VIOLATIONS AND CONVICTIONS OF PART 2 AND PART 3 OF CHAPTER 15 AS SET FORTH MORE FULLY IN THE BODY OF THE ORDINANCE.

2017-02    (adopted 5/4/17) AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UPPER MACUNGIE, LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, ESTABLISHING MINIMUM STANDARDS BY WHICH ALL FIRE COMPANIES AND FIRE COMPANY PERSONNEL RECOGNIZED BY UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP SHALL OPERATE. THIS ORDINANCE SHALL REPEAL AND REPLACE ORDINANCE #2009-8, ADOPTED OCTOBER 1, 2009 BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UPPER MACUNGIE, LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA.  

2017-03    (adopted 5/4/17) AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UPPER MACUNGIE, LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 15 (MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), PART 5 (ENGINE BRAKE RETARDERS) OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UPPER MACUNGIE AMENDING THE PROHIBITION OF THE USE OF SAID ENGINE BRAKE RETARDERS ON THE DESIGNATED ROADWAYS LOCATED WITHIN UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP; SAID RESTRICTIONS BEING SET FORTH MORE FULLY IN THE BODY OF THIS ORDINANCE.

2017-04    (adopted 6/1/17)  AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UPPER MACUNGIE, LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 27 (ZONING) OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UPPER MACUNGIE, KNOWN AS THE UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE AND THE SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 27 AS HEREINAFTER SET FORTH. SPECIFICALLY, THIS ORDINANCE AMENDS;
SECTION §27-118.          CONDITIONAL USE PROCESS
SECTION §27-202.          TERMS DEFINED
SECTION §27-306           TABLE OF PERMITTED USES BY DISTRICT
SECTION §27-402.000.   WAREHOUSE OR WHOLESALE SALES
SECTION §27-601.          REQUIRED NUMBER OF OFF-STREET PARKING
SECTION §27-605.          OFF-STREET LOADING 
ALL OF WHICH ARE FULLY SET FORTH IN THE BODY OF THIS ORDINANCE AND ALL OF WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PENNSYLVANIA MUNICIPALITIES PLANNING CODE, ACT 247 OF 1968, P.L. 805, NO. 247, AS REENACTED AND AMENDED, 53 P.S. §10609.

2017-05    (adopted 6/1/17)   AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UPPER MACUNGIE, LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 27 (ZONING) OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UPPER MACUNGIE, KNOWN AS THE UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE AND THE SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 27 AS HEREINAFTER SET FORTH. SPECIFICALLY, THIS ORDINANCE ADDS A NEW PART 10- “PROPERTY REHABILITATION DEVELOPMENT” ALL OF WHICH ARE FULLY SET FORTH IN THE BODY OF THIS ORDINANCE AND ALL OF WHICH ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PENNSYLVANIA MUNICIPALITIES PLANNING CODE, ACT 247 OF 1968, P.L. 805, NO. 247, AS REENACTED AND AMENDED, 53 P.S. §10609.