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    Board of Supervisors Meeting Canceled

    October 3, 2022
    The October 3, 2022, Board of Supervisors meeting is canceled. Next scheduled meeting is October 10, 2022.






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    Road Closure

    August 30, 2022
    Main Street in Palmer Township is planned to be closed for roadway widening between Van Buren Road and the Upper Nazareth border starting Monday, September 12. Construction is expected to last approximately 31 days.






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    Northampton County Shredding Events

    August 30, 2022
    Northampton County will be holding another residential shredding event on Saturday, October 8, 2022, 10 am to noon at the Human Services Building, 2801 Emrick Blvd, Bethlehem Township. Please click here for Northampton County Shred Event information.


    Shredding Flyer




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    Northampton County Household Hazardous Waste Collection

    August 16, 2022
    Northampton County has announced a 2022 Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event for October 1, 2022. Location is Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, PA. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and opens 30 days prior to the event date. Registration takes place at: www.northamptoncounty.org.

    Please review the following Northampton County flyer with details.

    Household Hazardous Waste Flyer






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    Road Closure

    August 4, 2022
    Please be aware that an additional sinkhole has opened up at the Hollo Road Box Culvert at the Schoeneck Creek crossing in Palmer Township. The sinkhole is located between Prologis Parkway and Van Buren Road.

    Effective today, Hollo Road on the Palmer side of the Schoeneck Creek will be closed just west of the Carbel warehouse driveway. On the Lower Nazareth side of the Schoeneck Creek traffic will be restricted east of Prologis Parkway. Only traffic to the Lulu's warehouse will be allowed through.

    At this point, until the sinkhole is opened up and investigated, we do not know how long the road closure will remain in effect.






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    E-Recycling Event

    July 21, 2022
    Palmer Township and the Palmer Township Environmental Steering Committee will be holding an E-Recycling Event for township residents on Saturday, September 17 from 10 am to 1 pm at Easton Area High School, 2601 William Penn Highway.

    E-Recycling Event Flyer





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    Protect Downstream Environments from Illicit Discharges to the Stormsewer System

    July 12, 2022
    Illicit discharges include dry weather flows from stormwater outfalls along stream banks or an unusual looking or odorous discharge from a stormwater outfall during wet weather.

    If an illicit discharge is found, do not investigate further; this material may be harmful to your health and safety. Immediately, notify the Palmer Township Public Services Department at 610-253-7191 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (weekdays); and, after hours, a message can be left at the Northampton County non-emergency phone number 610-759-2200.

    Some examples of illicit discharges are automotive fluids (antifreeze, used motor oil, brake fluid, fuel, etc.), concrete slurry, paint products and solvents. Visual examples of illicit discharges are shown below.

    For additional information, please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection website at www.dep.pa.gov

    Examples of Illicit Discharges




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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 and Inspection Procedure

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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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Welcome To Palmer Township

Palmer Township is a community of approximately 22,300 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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