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    Planning Commission Zoning Workshop Canceled

    June 17, 2022
    The June 21, 2022, Planning Commission Zoning Workshop meeting is canceled.





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    Easton Suburban Water Flushing Notice

    June 3, 2022
    The following is information provided by Easton Suburban Water Authority regarding their Flushing Program:

    Dear Water Customer:

    On the night of Wednesday, June 15, 2022, Easton Suburban Water Authority will begin its annual water distribution system flushing program in the area of Palmer Township that is south of Route 22. Flushing will be performed predominantly between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Occasionally, there will be times when the flushing must occur at night. This flushing will be performed between the hours of approximately 10:00 P.M. and 6:00 A.M. Although it will take approximately two weeks to complete the program in this area, customers should only be affected for one or two days. During the Flushing Program, customers may experience low water pressure, discolored water, and may be without water for short periods of time. The Authority regrets any inconveniences that its customers may experience due to the Flushing Program. If you are currently under a physician’s care with a medical condition that may be affected by this program, please notify the Authority. The Authority’s flushing schedule can be found on the Authority’s website, www.eswater.net, as well as by calling our main phone number, 610-258-7181 and selecting the flushing option. The schedule will be updated each business day at 4:00 PM, detailing the streets to be flushed on the next business day. Please listen carefully, as multiple areas may be flushed at the same time. Thank you,

    Easton Suburban Water Authority



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    Northampton County Shred Events

    May 3, 2022
    Northampton County will be holding two residential shred events in 2022. Please click here for Northampton County Shred Event information.





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    Stay Connected with Palmer Township Departments

    February 21, 2022
    DID YOU KNOW? Most of our Township departments have their own Facebook page to help keep you up to date. Check them out here:

    Planning & Zoning
    Public Works
    Permits & Codes
    Police Department
    Fire Department
    Parks & Recreation (Community Center)

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    Information for New Businesses

    February 8, 2022
    Are you thinking of starting a business in Palmer Township? Click the following link for the information you will need. Commercial Building/Zoning Permit & Inspection Procedure

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    Congratulations Planning Commission Chairman Bob Blanchfield

    February 1, 2022
    Palmer Township Planning Commission Chairman, Bob Blanchfield, is a recent graduate of the 2022 Lehigh Valley Planning Commission's Lehigh Valley Government Academy. Bob completed required courses in zoning and land use. The Township admires your dedication and service as a township volunteer and all your dedicated time spent serving on the Township Planning Commission. Congratulations to our newest Certified Citizen Planner.

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    Palmer Welcomes New Township Supervisors

    January 17, 2022
    At the Palmer Township Reorganization/General Business Meeting on Monday, January 3, 2022, the two recently elected Palmer Township Supervisors were sworn into office. Both Joseph Armato and Michael Brett will serve six-year terms. The Township staff looks forward to working with our new Board in continuing to make Palmer a great place to live, work and play. Welcome Joseph and Michael! Click the following link to meet the Board of Supervisors: Palmer Township Board of Supervisors

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    Public Utility Billing Process

    August 30, 2021
    Palmer Township has transitioned to a quarterly utility billing system which began on May 14, 2021. All customers who were traditionally billed on a monthly basis will be included in this cycle and will also be billed quarterly. Please note that the Palmer Township trash rate has changed to $80 per quarter as of January 1, 2021. Questions regarding this change can be directed to our customer service department at 610-819-6011.

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    Please Don't Flush Rags

    May 6, 2022
    When it comes to "rags" and the sewer system, they don't mix! They are small, but mightly and can cause very costly damage to wastewater equipment. The consequences of the damages and repairs will be reflected in your sewer rates. In the wastewater industry the term "rags" is used to describe wipes, towels, shop rags, industrial rags, cleaning wipes, etc.; basically, materials tougher than toilet paper, that are not able to break down in the sewer system. Please make sure you are only using toilet paper when you are flushing!

    For additional information visit Easton Area Joint Sewer Authority

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Welcome To Palmer Township

Palmer Township is a community of approximately 21,600 people located near Easton, on the eastern end of the greater Lehigh Valley. Palmer prides itself in being a planned community for the last 55 years, and as a result, we have a mixture of home types, industrial centers and shopping facilities that meet most of the needs of our residents.

Palmer Township is located on the eastern side of Pennsylvania near the Delaware River and close to New Jersey. We are approximately 60 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. In fact, many of our residents work in eastern New Jersey and New York (more).

Please feel free to contact us with your inquiries.


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