Subdivision & Land Development Ordinance

4-27-05 Full Copy
Cover through Ordinance 180
Table of Contents
Article 1 General Provisions
Article 2 Definitions
Article 3 Sketch Plan Submission
Article 4 Preliminary Plan Submission
Article 5 Final Plan Submission
Article 6 Minor Subdivision & Boundary Line Adjustment Submission
Article 7 Design Standards
Article 8 Mobile Home Park Requirements
Article 9 Improvements Specifications
Article 10 Administration
Appendix A Storm Drainage Runoff Calculation
Appendix B Standard Plan Notations
Appendix C Preliminary Plan Checklist
Appendix D Final Plan Requirements
Appendix E Notice to Landowners within 200 Feet
Appendix F Standards for Improvements Construction

Zoning Ordinance

Zoning Map
Traffic Circulation Map
Zoning Ordinance – Noise
11-28-01 Amended 3-23-05 & 4-12-06 Full Copy
Cover through Amending Ordinances
Table of Contents
Article I General Provisions & Administration
Article II Definitions
Article III Districts
Article IV AG Agricultural District
Article V LDR Low Density Residential District
Article VI MLDR Medium Low Density Residential District
Article VII MDR Medium Density Residential District
Article VIII NC Neighborhood Commercial District
Article IX GC General Commercial District
Article X PIC Planned Industrial Commercial District
Article XI LI Light Industrial Campus District
Article XII GI General Industrial District
Article XIII CR Conservation & Recreation District
Article XIV General Regulations
Article XV Additional Requirements for Specific Uses
Article XVI Environmental Protection
Article XVII Off-Street Parking & Loading
Article XVIII Signs
Article XIX OP Office Park District
Article XX Cluster Development
Appendix A Mixed Use Overlay District Guidelines
Ordinance #237-01-21 Limited Light Industrial Use Overlay (LLI)
Ordinance #230-11-18 Digital Sign Ordinance
Ordinance #228-09-18 Short-Term Rentals
Ordinance #227-09-18 Commercial Communications
Ordinance #221-05-17 Medical Marijuana
Ordinance #220-08-16 Zoning Map Amendment
Ordinance #219-08-16 Zoning Text Amendment
Ordinance #213-12-14 MDR Setbacks & Street Trees
Ordinance #212-06-14 Floodplain Ordinance
Ordinance #201-03-11 Solar Energy Systems
Ordinance #197-11-09 Outdoor Solid Fuel Burning Appliance

Code of Ordinances

Ordinance #239-10-21 – EAJSA Rules and Regs
Ordinance #238-05-21 – Snow Removal
Ordinance #234-08-19 – Earned Income Tax for Open Space Funding
Ordinance #233-04-19 – Stop Sign Ordinance Amendment
Ordinance #233-02-19 – No Parking Ordinance
Ordinance #232-02-19 – Open Space Referendum
Ordinance #231-01-19 – Fireworks Regulations
Ordinance #229-10-18 – Monocacy Creek Watershed Act 167 Stormwater Management
Ordinance #226-07-18 Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement
Ordinance #225-04-18 Lower Nazareth & Hanover CRPD Agreement
Ordinance #224-04-18 Bath Withdrawal Settlement
Ordinance #223-02-18 Tax Collector Fees
Ordinance #222-02-18 Recycling Ordinance Update
Ordinance #218-04-16 Uniform Traffic Regulations
Ordinance #216-10-15 Intergovernmental Agreement LNT & HT Sanitary Sewer
Ordinance #215-03-15 City of Bethlehem & Lower Nazareth Township Sewer Agreement
Ordinance #214-03-15 Repeal of Township Firearms Ordinances
Ordinance #205-10-11 Re-enacting Earned Income Tax
Ordinance #204-07-11 Real Estate Tax Certification Fee
Ordinance #203-06-11 EAJSA Pretreatment Policy Amendment
Ordinance #200-03-10 Amended Stop Sign Ordinance
Ordinance #199-01-10 Hanoverville Road Vacation
Ordinance #198-01-10 Mandatory Recycling Ordinance – updated Ord 222-02-18
Ordinance #196-11-09 Sidewalk Maintenance
Ordinance #161-04-03 Traffic Impact Fee
Ordinance #135-09-98 Animal Control
Permit Forms & Applications
2021 Fee Schedule
Alarm Permit Application
Alarm Permit Ordinance
Building, Zoning & Grading Permit Application
Burning Permit Application
Burn Ordinance
Demolition Permit Guidelines
Driveway Permit Application
Driveway SALDO Excerpt
Escrow Agreement Package – updated 2019
Home Office / Home Occupation Application
Hot Tub-Spa Submission Package
Masonry Mailbox Package
Nazareth Area Council of Governments (NACOG) UCC Board of Appeals Application
Peddler’s Permit Application
Peddler’s License Ordinance
Rental Disclosure Ordinance – Residential #190-08-07
Rental Disclosure Semi-Annual Filing Form
Residential Addition Submission Checklist
Single Family Dwelling Submission Checklist
Single Family Dwelling Submission Checklist (approved after 2014)
Sign Permit Application w/ Digital Sign Requirements
Swimming Pool – Above Ground Submission Package
Swimming Pool – In Ground Submission Package
2015 Pool & Spa Code – Chapter 3 General Compliance
2015 Pool & Spa Code – Chapter 7 On Ground-Above Ground Pools
2015 Pool & Spa Code – Chapter 8 In Ground Pools
2015 Pool & Spa Code – Chapter 9 Spas
PA UCC Plan Review Checklist
Worker’s Compensation Waiver

Miscellaneous Documentation

Appointment Request Form
Article 14, Section 1409, Non-Conformities
Article 14, Section 1410, Temporary Structure or Use
Article 15, Section 1503, Accessory Structure
Article 15, Section 1503, Fences & Walls Zoning Ordinance Excerpt
Grading Plan Requirements
Insurance Requirements for Pre-Con
Mailbox Installation Guidelines
PA Code 025_0073 On Lot Sewage Disposal
Traffic Impact Fee Deposit Agreement

Subdivision and Land Development

Subdivision & Land Development Application
Time Extension Letter – example
Waiver Request

Zoning Appeals

Conditional Use Application
Zoning Appeal Application
Zoning Appeal Procedures
Background Check Policy
Volunteer Application *Please note – When updating clearances they must be submitted to each sports organization.
Summer Park Program

2020 SUMMER PARK PROGRAM – June 15th – July 24th


2020 Flyer
2020 Summer Park Calendar
2020 Summer Park Registration Forms – Please complete and return ALL forms

DO YOU ENJOY WORKING WITH CHILDREN…? Applications are currently being accepted for Leaders for this year’s program. Interested parties must be at least 18 years old or entering their senior year in high school. Responsibilities include keeping children active and engaging them in fun and challenging activities while maintaining a safe environment. Applications are available at the Township Office, 623 Municipal Drive. All applicants are subject to background clearances per PA State Law (Act 153 of 2014 & Act 15 of 2015).



& Agreements

Reports, Resolutions, & Agreements

Archived Reports

ALL 2020 (and prior) Reports, Resolutions & Agreements have been moved to Reports, Resolutions & Agreements Archive

2021 Resolutions
LNT-01-21 – Appoint Tax Collection Committee Delegate
LNT-02-21 – Township Manager 2021 Compensation
LNT-03-21 – Appoint Independent Auditor
LNT-04-21 – Appoint Zoning Hearing Board Member
LNT-05-21 – Appoint Alternate Zoning Hearing Board Member
LNT-06-21 – Appoint Alternate Zoning Hearing Board Member
LNT-07-21 – 2020 Surplus Funds
LNT-08-21 - Destruction of Municipal Records
LNT-09-21 - Liberty Properties Preliminary/Final Land Development
LNT-10-21 - Central PA Equities Preliminary/Final Land Development
LNT-11-21 - Escalator Clause
LNT-12-21 - DCNR Grant Application
LNT-13-21 - Opposition to Gov. Wolf Proposal
LNT-14-21 - Chipotle Mexican Grill Preliminary-Final Land Development
LNT-15-21 - LVTC II Preliminary-Final Land Development
LNT-16-21 - Fantastic1948 - Moyzan Sports Complex
LNT-17-21 - Livable Landscapes Grant
LNT-18-21 - Sewer Capacity Policy
LNT-19-21 - WaWa Liquor License Transfer
LNT-20-21 - RCN Change of Indirect Control
LNT-21-21 - Greenways, Trails, Recreation Grant Application
LNT-22-21 - tabled
LNT-23-21 - Top Star Liquor License Transfer
LNT-24-21 - Keystone Foods Phase I Land Development
LNT-25-21 - Certificates of Deposit
LNT-26-21 - NC/LC LSA Grant Application- CRPD Vehicles
LNT-27-21 - NC/LC LSA Grant Application - Traffic Signals Improvements
LNT-28-21 - Monroe County LSA Grant Application - Traffic Signal Improvements
LNT-29-21 - Prologis - Lehigh Valley East 17 Sewage Planning Module
LNT-30-21 - Residences at Meadow View
LNT-31-21 - Agricultural Security Area - posted once recorded
LNT-32-21 - Certificates of Deposit
LNT-33-21 - Authorization of Sale of Township Equipment
LNT-34-21 - Inter-Municipal Agreement with Tatamy - Yard Waste - posted once signed
2021 Ambulance Reports
2021 Zoning Administrator's Reports

No Reports


& Agenda

Minutes & Agenda

Minutes Archive

ALL 2020 (and prior) Agendas & Minutes have been moved to Minutes and Agenda Archive

Planning Commission – 2021
January 18th – ReorganizationJanuary 18th
February 22nd - CANCELLED 
March 15th-CANCELLED 
April 19th - CANCELLED 

May 17th-CANCELLED ...

agenda items moved to June 21st

June 21stJune 21st
July 19thJuly 19th
August 16thAugust 16th
September 20thSeptember 20th
October 18thOctober 18th
November 15th-Amended 
December 20th
Zoning Hearing Board – 2021
January 26th - ReorganizationJanuary 26th
February 23rd - CANCELLED 
March 23rd...cont to April 6thMarch 23rd
March 29thMarch 29th
April 6th...cont from March 23rd 
April 27th-continued date TBD 
May 25thMay 25th
June 22nd
& Appeal Notice
June 22nd
July 27thJuly 27th
August 24th
& Appeal Notice
Cont. Oct 26th
September 28thCont. Nov 4th
October 26thCont. Dec 21st
November 4th 
November 23rd and Appeal Notice 
December 21st 




Recreation, Parks, Open Space Plan
Open Space Preservation Application