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 #240-06-22 - Mikron Road Stop Signs, Speed Limit and Parking Regulations
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
2022 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
Summer Park Program



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

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& Agreements

Reports, Resolutions, & Agreements

Archived Reports

ALL 2021 (and prior) Reports, Resolutions & Agreements have been moved to Reports, Resolutions & Agreements Archive

2022 Resolutions
2022 Hecktown Fire Reports
January 2022
February 2022
March 2022
April 2022
May 2022
June 2022
July 2022
August 2022
September 2022
October 2022
November 2022
December 2022
2022 Ambulance Reports

No Reports

2022 Zoning Administrator's Reports

No Reports


& Agenda

Minutes & Agenda

Minutes Archive

ALL 2021 (and prior) Agendas & Minutes have been moved to Minutes and Agenda Archive

Board of Supervisors – 2022
January 3rd - Reorganization - AmendedJanuary 3rd
January 26thJanuary 26th
February 9th - amendedFebruary 9th
February 23rdFebruary 23rd
March 9th - amendedMarch 9th
March 23rdMarch 23rd
April 13th - amendedApril 13th
April 27th-updatedApril 27th
May 25thMay 25th
June 8th - amendedJune 8th
June 22nd 
July 13th 
July 27th 
August 10th 
August 24th 
September 14th 
September 28th 
October 12th 
October 26th 
November 9th 
December 14th 
Planning Commission – 2022
January 17thJanuary 17th
February 28thFebruary 28th
April 18thApril 18th
May 16thMay 16th
June 20th 
July 18th 
August 15th 
September 19th 
October 17th 
November 21st 
December 19th
Zoning Hearing Board – 2022
January 25thJanuary 25th
February 2nd & NoticeFebruary 2nd
February 24thFebruary 24th
March 3rd
& Notice
March 3rd
March 22nd & NoticeMarch 22nd
April 26th 
May 24th 
June 28th 
July 26th 
August 23rd 
September 27th 
October 25th 
November 22nd 
December 20th 




Recreation, Parks, Open Space Plan
Open Space Preservation Application