The Township's Computer Software provider, Dallas Data Systems, is running a Commitment to Community Competition for area charitable or community projects that help to improve and serve their communities.


PLEASE VOTE FOR OUR NEW AND IMPROVED PALMER POOL PROJECT BY CLICKING HERE.  Dallas Data Systems will be awarding the following grants to the most vote getters:  1st prize - $2,500, 2nd prize - $1,500, 3rd prize - $1,000.


Individuals can vote once per day from each of your electronic devices now through October 15, 2017.

Palmer Community Weekend - August 16 through August 20

The Palmer Township Community Weekend schedule is now available.  Click here to see all the great entertainment and activities.



Palmer Pool Ribbon  Cutting Ceremony


The official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the new Palmer Township Pool took place on Sunday, June 25th.  Members of the Palmer Township Board of Supervisors along with Lions Club Members participated in cutting the ribbon.




Palmer Environmental Steering Committee Looking for New Members

Palmer’s Environmental Steering Committee (ESC) currently has openings for new members. This long-standing and very successful group has been involved in recycling, Earth Day Litter Clean-ups, household hazardous waste and electronics collection events, along with numerous other projects.  Monthly meetings are held at the Palmer Library, 7:00 p.m., the fourth Thursday of every month except November and December.  If you’d like more information, feel free to stop by one of these meetings or contact Cindy Oatis, Recycling Coordinator, at


Palmer Pool Day Pass Purchases

Day pass admission to the Palmer Township Community Pool will be limited to PALMER RESIDENTS ONLY on WEEKENDS until further notice.  Palmer residents must show proof of residency to purchase a day admission pass to the pool on Saturdays and Sundays.  Non-residents and those without proof of residence will not be granted access to the Palmer Pool.


** During the week the Palmer Township Community Pool will only have 100 day passes available each day; first come, first served.  Season passes will be required for entry at that point only.


New Pickleball Courts Ready for Action at Fairview Park

Check out our new Pickleball Courts at Fairview Park.  Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.  Come out and try it out.





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Coming Events


Community Weekend

August 17 - 21

Click here to see all the great entertainment and activities.

Latex Paint Recycling

Drop-off Collection

9 AM to Noon on the

following dates:

September 2 - Upper Mt. Bethel

387 Ye Olde Hwy

Mt. Bethel, PA

Oct. 7 - Tatamy Borough

240 S. 8th Street

Tatamy, PA

Click here for details

Northampton County

Electronics Collection Events

September 9

Illicks Mill Rd., Bethlehem

Click here for details

2017 Household Hazardous

Waste Collection Dates

October 14

8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Northampton Community College

Main Campus

Bethlehem Township

Click here for details

Free Mulch for Township Residents

Again this year, Palmer Township is offering free mulch to residents at the Township Yard Waste Facility at the end of Berks Street.  Every Saturday in April and May, and then every first Saturday  of the month thereafter, until September or while supplies last, a front end loader is available to fill your truck with mulch.


Community Center Project Underway

As you drive by the Charles Chrin Community Center of Palmer Township you will see significant work being done to the land around the community center.  Site work has begun to add a one-mile walking path, a turf field, grass fields and additional parking around the center.


Township Metering Study

Please be advised that beginning on Monday, March 13, 2017, Flow Assessment Services will begin a metering study for Palmer Township.  This metering study will last approximately one year and Flow Assessment Service employees will be seen throughout Palmer Township during this time.  Flow Assessment Service employees may need access to manholes within Palmer Township right-of -ways and easements.  If they must access a manhole at the rear yard of property owners, they will be accompanied by Palmer Township employees.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Municipal Building at 610-253-7191.


Tomorrow's Palmer - Comprehensive Plan Update

For anyone who missed the Community Meeting on March 15, click here to download the full presentation from that night.  Any future public hearings will be noted here.  Check back here for updates.

Palmer Township Partners with Nixle to Bring Alerts to its Residents

Palmer Township residents can now receive real time public safety messages and community announcements through Nixle.  There are several ways to register to receive alerts:

  • Text PALMER to 888777 from your mobile device
  • Click "sign-up" at the bottom of the notification box on the right, or
  • Click the QR Scan below on your mobile device

Click here to read the complete press release on the new Community Notification System.

3 Weller Place - Palmer, PA 18045 - Telephone - (610) 253-7191 - Fax (610) 253-9957 - email - The Administration Office - Office hours - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday

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