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 #244-02-23 Zoning Ordinance Amendment - Light Industrial District
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 #243-11-22 - Monocacy Creek Stormwater Management
Ordinance #242-11-22 - Bushkill Creek Stormwater Management
Ordinance #241-10-22 - Building and Facility Use
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
2023 Fee Schedule
Alarm Permit Application
Alarm Permit Ordinance
Building, Zoning & Grading Permit Application - 2023
Burning Permit Application
Burn Ordinance
Demolition Permit Guidelines
Demolition Permit Application
Driveway Permit Application
Driveway SALDO Excerpt
Escrow Agreement Package – updated 2023
Home Office / Home Occupation Application
Hot Tub-Spa Submission Package-2023
Masonry Mailbox Package
Moving Record
Nazareth Area Council of Governments (NACOG) UCC Board of Appeals Application
PA DEP On Lot Sewage System Instructions
PA DEP On Lot Sewage System 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 - 2023
Septic Application Procedures for Residents 2023
Single Family Dwelling Submission Checklist (approved prior to 2014)
Single Family Dwelling Submission Checklist (approved after 2014)
Sign Permit Application w/ Digital Sign Requirements
Swimming Pool – Above Ground Submission Package - 2023
Swimming Pool – In Ground Submission Package - 2023
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 - 2023

Miscellaneous Documentation

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

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

2023 SUMMER PARK PROGRAM - Registration is OPEN until we reach 100 participants




If registering only one child:

If registering two or more 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 also 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 2022 (and prior) Reports, Resolutions & Agreements have been moved to Reports, Resolutions & Agreements Archive

2023 Resolutions
LNT-01-23 - TCC Delegate Appointment
LNT-02-23 - Manager Compensation
LNT-03-23 - Auditor Appointment
LNT-04-23 - ZHB Member Appointment
LNT-05-23 - ZHB Member Appointment
LNT-06-23 - ZHB Alt Member Appointment
LNT-07-23 - Destruction of Records
LNT-08-23 - 2022 Surplus Funds
LNT-09-23 - Carroll Engineering Appointment
LNT-10-23 - Smickle Property
LNT-11-23 - Keystone Foods Phase II
LNT-12-23 - Koch 33 Toyota Expansion
LNT-13-23 - Emergency Plan Update
LNT-14-23 - Fantastic 1948 Application
LNT-15-23 - Escalator Clause
LNT-16-23 - Grant Application
LNT-17-23 - Recreation Fees
LNT-18-23 - Easton Eastgate Subdivision and P/F Land Development
LNT-19-23 - Saratoga Farms Dedication of Roads
LNT-20-23 - DB Pension Administrator
LNT-21-23 - DC Pension Administrator
LNT-22-23 - DC Pension Signers
LNT-23-23 - Multi Modal Grant Application
LNT-23-23 - McDonald's Drive Thru Modifications
LNT-24-23 - Chestnut Avenue Lot Line Adjustment
LNT-25-23 - Shammy Shine Car Wash
LNT-26-23 - Faulkner Subaru Dealership
LNT-27-23 - Multi Municipal Comp Plan Implementation Agreement
LNT-28-23 - Traffic Impact Certificate of Deposit
LNT-29-23 - Sterling Crossing Road Dedication
LNT-30-23 - Saratoga Walking Path Deed of Dedication
LNT-31-23 - Statewide LSA Grant for CRPD Radios
LNT-32-23 - NC-LC  LSA Grant for CRPD Vehicle
LNT-33-23 - MC LSA Grant  for CRPD Vehicle
LNT-34-23 - NC-LC LSA Grant for CRPD Computers
LNT-35-23 - MC LSA  Grant for CRPD Computers
LNT-36-23 - NC-LC LSA Grant for HVFC Breathing Apparatus
LNT-37-23 - MC LSA Grant for HVFC Breathing Apparatus
LNT-38-23 - Statewide LSA Grant for HVFC Training Equipment
LNT-39-23 - Life Church Land Development
LNT-40-23 - Koch 33 Collision Land Development
LNT-41-23 - Nazareth Ford Pro Land Development
LNT-42-23 - Chick-fil-a Land Development
LNT-43-23 - City of Bethlehem Act 537 Special Study
LNT-44-23 - Certificate of Deposit
LNT-45-23 - Township Line Road Statewide LSA Grant Application
LNT-46-23 - BTVFC Statewide LSA Grant Application
LNT-47-23 - BTVFC Statewide LSA Grant Application
LNT-48-23 - Georgetown Manor Sewer
2023 Ambulance Reports
2023 Zoning Administrator's Reports

No Reports


& Agenda

Minutes & Agenda

Minutes Archive

ALL 2022 (and prior) Agendas & Minutes have been moved to Minutes and Agenda Archive

Board of Supervisors – 2023
January 3rd - ReorganizationJanuary 3rd
January 25thJanuary 25th
February 8th - amendedFebruary 8th
February 22nd - amendedFebruary 22nd
March 8thMarch 8th
March 22nd - amendedMarch 22nd
April 12th
Conditional Use Hearing
April 12th
April 26th - amended
NO Conditional Use Hearings
April 26th
May 10th
Conditional Use Hearing - Jaindl - Lonat Drive
May 10th
May 11th
Conditional Use Hearing - Jaindl - Nazareth Pike
May 11th
May 22nd
Conditional Use Hearing - Fantastic 1948
May 22nd
May 24thMay 24th
June 13th
Conditional Use Hearing - Fantastic 1948
June 13th
June 14th - amendedJune 14th
June 20th
Conditional Use Hearing - Jaindl - Lonat Drive
June 20th
June 21st
Conditional Use Hearing - Jaindl - Nazareth Pike
June 21st
June 28thJune 28th
July 12th - AmendedJuly 12th
July 13th - Conditional Use Hearing - Jaindl - Nazareth PikeJuly 13th
July 26th - CANCELLED 
August 1st Conditional Use Hearing -
Jaindl - Lonat Drive
August 1st
August 8th Conditional Use Hearing -
Fantastic 1948
August 8th
August 9thAugust 9th
August 10th
Conditional Use Hearing - Jaindl - Nazareth Pike
August 10th
August 23rd - CANCELLED 
September 13th - CANCELLED 
September 19th Conditional Use Hearing -
Jaindl - Lonat Drive
September 19th
September 27thSeptember 27th
September 28th Conditional Use Hearing -
Fantastic 1948
September 28th
October 2nd - Conditional Use Hearing - Jaindl - Lonat DriveOctober 2nd
October 3rd - Conditional Use Hearing - Jaindl - Nazareth PikeOctober 3rd
October 10th - Conditional Use Hearing - Jaindl - Nazareth PikeHearing not held - cont to Nov 21st
October 11th - CANCELLED 
October 25th - amendedOctober 25th
November 8th - amended 
November 9th
Conditional Use Hearing - Jaindl - Lonat Drive
November 21st Conditional Use Hearing - Jaindl - Nazareth Pike 
November 30th
Conditional Use Hearing - Fantastic 1948
December 5th
Conditional Use Hearing - Fantastic 1948
December 12th
Conditional Use Hearing - Jaindl - Nazareth Pike
December 13th 
Zoning Hearing Board – 2023
January 18th & NoticeJanuary 18th
January 24th & NoticeJanuary 24th
February 28th & NoticeFebruary 28th
March 28th & NoticeMarch 28th
April 25th & NoticeApril 25th
May 23rd & NoticeMay 23rd
June 27th & NoticeJune 27th
July 25th & NoticeJuly 25th
August 22nd - CANCELLED 
September 26th -  CANCELLED 
October 24th & Notice 
November 28th -CANCELLED 
December 19th & Notice 




Recreation, Parks, Open Space Plan
Open Space Preservation Application