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Attention residents who have not paid their refuse or sewer bills:

The Upper Macungie Township Board of Supervisors adopted Ordinance 2015 – 04 on June 23, 2015 authorizing the staff to turn over delinquent refuse and sewer accounts to an outside collection agency. If you have received notices from the Township that your account is delinquent you are at risk of having your account sent to a collection agency. There will be additional fees and charges added to your balance if your account is sent to the collection agency. If you wish to bring your account up to date please call (610) 395-4892.


On-Lot Sewage Ordinance:

Mandatory Sewage System Inspections- District 1 is now due to pump in 2022  

This is a program to monitor the proper function of UMT owners’ on-lot sewage systems to protect our water table and overall environment. It is a staged program which is mandated by the PA Department of Environmental Protection and implemented by municipalities.

In early January, District 1 property owners were mailed a letter, form and District map as a reminder to have their septic systems cleaned and inspected by a Registered Pumper/Hauler before December 31, 2022.  In 2023, District 2 will receive the same reminder letter.

Scheduled maintenance of on-lot septic system helps reduce high costs incurred by property owners should their septic system fail, but ultimately protects and maintains a healthy environment for future generations. Click Here for a list of Registered Pumper/Hauler. For more information about the On-Lot Sewage Management Ordinance contact Renee Faust at 610-395-4892 (ext. 136) / reneef@uppermac.org.


Sewer Lateral Inspection Requirements:

An Ordinance is in place to protect homeowners when purchasing a home. This ordinance requires that before a property can be transferred, a sewer lateral video inspection by a plumber registered in UMT must be conducted. The Sewer Lateral Inspection Report must be completed by the plumber and submitted to UMT (2 weeks prior to settlement) in conjunction with a copy of the video. This does not apply to transfer of “new” construction properties; or properties that had an inspection on file with the township within the last three (3) years. 

For more information, please click on the following links:

Sewer Lateral Inspection Form

Sewer Ordinance

Prohibited Discharge Standards and Penalties

For any questions contact Dana Heller at dheller@uppermac.org, 610-395-4892 Option #4.


Sewer Allocation Information:

IMPORTANT: Rates have increased for 2022 (effective 12/22/2021). Contact Cindy Yaskowski or Dana Heller with any questions.

Wastewater treatment allocation is issued by Upper Macungie Township (UMT) and Lehigh County Authority (LCA), with Lehigh County Authority having final approval. In order to meet LCA’s twice a month submittal deadline, completed applications and both LCA’s and UMT’s fees must be in Upper Macungie Township’s office by 4PM on the 7th or 23rd of the month.

Application for Wastewater Treatment Allocation

Wastewater Allocation Procedures

Office Contact Information:

8330 Schantz Road
Breinigsville, Pa 18031
Phone: (610) 395-4892

Financial Office Manager- Dana Heller

Utility Billing Clerks for Sewer, Refuse and Recycling- Donna Flisak

Sewer Department Foreman- John Hlubik

On-Lot Septic Coordinator (Sewer Department) – Renee Faust

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