General Information

Chapter 7-A of Act 44 of 2009 MANDATES the annual disclosure of certain information by every entity (hereinafter "Contractor" which is a party to a professional services contract with one of the pension funds of Plainfield Township (hereinafter the "Requesting Municipality"). Act 44 disclosure requirements apply to Contractors who provide professional pension services and receive payment of any kind from the Requesting Municipality's pension fund. The requesting Municipality has determined that your company falls under the requirements of Act 44 and must complete a disclosure form. You are expected to submit this completed form to the Requesting Municipality below by 11/24/10. If, for any reason you believe the Act 44 does not require you to complete this disclosure form, please provide a written explanation of your reason(s).

Act 44 Disclosure- 2015

Act 44 Disclosure- 2016

Act 44 Disclosure- 2017

Act 44 Disclosure- 2018

Act 44 Disclosure- 2019

Act 44 Disclosure- 2020

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: These meeting dates are subject to change. Please contact the Plainfield Township Municipal Office or view the Township Website to verify you have the most recent schedule prior to conducting business with Plainfield Township.

2021 PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP MEETING SCHEDULE

2021 Plainfield Township Annual Meeting Schedule- CLICK HERE for PDF of 2021 Annual Meeting Schedule 

Meeting Location: All listed public meetings of Plainfield Township public agencies and bodies, including the Board of Supervisors, Environmental Advisory Council, Planning Commission, Recreation Board, and Zoning Hearing Board, are to be held at the Plainfield Township Municipal Building, which is located at 6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth, PA 18064. In the event that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Proclamation of Disaster Emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic remains in effect, public meetings may be held by way of an authorized telecommunications device in accordance with Act 15 of 2020. The public notice and agenda for public meetings held in accordance with Act 15 of 2020 shall be posted in advance on the Plainfield Township website under the “Meeting Agenda and Minutes” tab (https://plainfieldtownship.org/).

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Time: 7:00 PM

Regular Meetings

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Second Regular Monthly Meetings

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Environmental Advisory Council

Meeting Time: 7:00 PM

Monday, January 11, 2021

Monday, February 1, 2021

Monday, March 1, 2021

Monday, April 5, 2021

Monday, May 3, 2021

Monday, June 7, 2021

Monday, August 2, 2021

Monday, September 13, 2021

Monday, October 4, 2021

Monday, November 1, 2021

Monday, December 6, 2021

 

Planning Commission

Meeting Time: 7:00 PM

Submission Deadline: Twenty-One (21) Days Prior to Meeting

Monday, January 18, 2021

(Submission Deadline: Monday, December 28, 2020)

Monday, February 15, 2021

(Submission Deadline: Monday, January 25, 2021)

Monday, March 15, 2021

(Submission Deadline: Monday, February 22, 2021)

Monday, April 19, 2021

(Submission Deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021)

Monday, May 17, 2021

(Submission Deadline: Monday, April 26, 2021)

Monday, June 21, 2021

(Submission Deadline: Monday, May 31, 2021)

Monday, July 19, 2021

(Submission Deadline: Monday, June 28, 2021)

Monday, August 16, 2021

(Submission Deadline: Monday, July 26, 2021)

Monday, September 20, 2021

 (Submission Deadline: Monday, August 30, 2021)

Monday, October 18, 2021

(Submission Deadline: Monday, September 27, 2021)

Monday, November 15, 2021

(Submission Deadline: Monday, October 25, 2021)

Monday, December 20, 2021

(Submission Deadline: Monday, November 29, 2021)

 

Recreation Board

Meeting Time: 7:00 PM

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

 

Zoning Hearing Board

Meeting Time: 6:30 PM

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Municipal Office Closures

New Year’s Day (2021)- Friday, January 1, 2021

Good Friday- Friday, April 2, 2021

Memorial Day- Monday, May 31, 2021

Independence Day- Monday, July 5, 2021 (Observed)

Labor Day- Monday, September 6, 2021

Thanksgiving Day- Thursday, November 25, 2021

Day After Thanksgiving- Friday, November 26, 2021

Christmas Eve- Thursday, December 23, 2021 (Observed)

Christmas Day- Friday, December 24, 2021 (Observed)

New Year’s Day (2022)- Friday, December 31, 2021 (Observed)

 

 

Dates of Community Wide Special Events

 

2021 Community Wide Yard Sale- July 9, 10 and 11, 2021 (Rain or Shine)

2021 Trick or Treat Night- Thursday, October 31, 2021 (6:00pm- 8:00pm) (Rain or Shine)

2021 Plainfield Township Farmer's Fair- July 20 to July 24, 2021 

 

 

 FERAL CAT PROGRAM

Effective January, 2020 and continuing in 2021, Plainfield Township has entered into a contract with No Nonsense Neutering to provide feral cat sterilization services.  What this means to residents is if there is a colony of cats living near your home (and their left ear is NOT tipped), please contact the Plainfield Township Municipal Office for information about the trap neuter return program exclusively for feral cats. Free vouchers will be provided with proof of I.D. confirming residency within Plainfield Township). Vouchers will be issued on a first-come-first-serve basis. 

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday (8:00 AM to 4:30 PM)

 

Address
Plainfield Township Municipal Building
6292 Sullivan Trail
Nazareth, PA 18064
(610)759-6944

 

The Plainfield Township Municipal Office is closed in observance of the following holidays:

New Year’s Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Day After Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

Keystone Collections Group, which is the organization responsible for collecting Earned Income Tax (EIT) for Northampton County, provides a dedicated, toll-free phone line for taxpayer inquiries, as follows:

1-866-539-1100

Keystone Collections Group Taxpayer Helpline Flyer

 NORTHAMPTON COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF TOWNSHIP OFFICIALS (NCATO)

ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Northampton County Association of Township Officials announces the offering of a Scholarship in the amount of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00).  Qualifications are:

 

  1. Must be a student residing in a Second Class Township located in Northampton County (qualifying townships are listed at the foot of this page).
  2. School and Community Activity Involvement and GPA considered.
  3. Personal Statement to be submitted.
  4. Financial Need may be considered as part of the qualification process.

 

Every high school graduate who applies by the deadline and meets the above qualifications will be considered for this scholarship.

 

Applications may be submitted through the Guidance Office or directly to the County Association at the address below no later than August 3, 2021.

 

NCATO

Attn:  2021 Scholarship Committee

c/o Williams Township

655 Cider Press Road

Easton, PA 18042

Scholarship Letter to Applicant-2021

Scholarship Application & College Release-2021

2021 Northampton County Collection Events Schedule

 

Check back here for information on 2021 Northampton County Collection Events

 

2021 Plainfield Township Permit Application Forms

(All current permit application forms will be posted on this page and updated on a regular basis)

For Building Code/Uniform Construction Code questions about submittals/applications, please review the below KeyCodes Inspection Agency website link prior to contacting the Plainfield Township Municipal Office: 

Click Here for Building Code/KeyCodes Inspection Agency Permit Forms and Submittal Guides

Zoning/Planning/Building

Zoning Pre-Application Inquiry Request

Zoning Pre-Application Meeting Request

2021 Zoning Permit Application

Plainfield Township New Residential Home Building Permit Application

Plainfield Township New Home Application Requirements Checklist

Plainfield Township Zoning Hearing Application

Plainfield Township Special Exception-Change of Use Planning Commission Application

Plainfield Township SALDO Application: Major Subdivision-Land Development Planning Commission Application

Plainfield Township SALDO Application- Minor Subdivision Planning Commission Application

Plainfield Township Zoning Site Plan Application

Plainfield Township Floodplain Zoning Permit Application

2021 Commercial Inspection and Certificate of Occupancy Request Form - Plainfield Twp

Roads/Streets/Driveways

Plainfield Township Driveway Permit Application

Plainfield Township Road Occupancy Permit Application

Garage/Yard Sales

Plainfield Township Garage Sale Permit

Special Events (ex. 5K Races)

Special Event Application Form- Plainfield

 

Plainfield Township Farmer's Grove Pavilion Rental Form

Plainfield Township Farmer's Grove Pavilion Rental Form

 

Moving Permit Form

Plainfield Township Moving Permit Application

Right-to-Know Law 

The Plainfield Township Board of Supervisors continuously strive for open and transparent government. The governing body has formally adopted a resolution in order to comply with the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law, Act 3 of 2008.

If you wish to make a request for public information under the Right-to-Know law, you may do so in person, by fax or e-mail. Please follow the procedure below.

Download a Right-To-Know Request Form or request one in person at the Plainfield Township Municipal Building. You may also obtain forms from the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records website at http://openrecords.state.pa.us/

RTKRequestForm

Submit the request form to:

Plainfield Township Right-to-Know/Open Records Officer
Thomas R. Petrucci, Township Manager
6292 Sullivan Trail
Nazareth, PA 18064
Email: manager@plainfieldtownship.org 

Please keep in mind the following:

The Right-to-Know Officer must respond to your request within 5 business days.

A fee of $0.25 per page will be assessed for all requests. If mailing is requested, the cost of postage will be charged. If a disk is requested, it will be provided by the Township at the cost of $1.00 per disk.

A new disk will be necessary each time records are provided. Fax copies will be available at the cost of $0.50 per page. If “True and Correct Certification” is requested, an additional charge of $2.00 will be added. The Township will require prepayment if the total fees are estimated to exceed $100.00.

The cost of the reproduction of Specialized Documents (including but not limited to blueprints and non-standard size documents, etc.) shall be billed at Actual Cost.

Any questions may be directed to the Right-to-Know/Open Records Officer at 610-759-6944 or via email at manager@twp.plainfield.pa.us

FILING OF APPEAL PROCESS

(a) Authorization. — (1) If a written request for access to a record is denied or deemed denied, the requester may file an appeal with the Office of Open Records or judicial, legislative or other appeals officer designated under section 503(d) within 15 business days of the mailing date of the agency’s response or within 15 business days of a deemed denial. The appeal shall state the grounds upon which the requester asserts that the record is a public record, legislative record or financial record and shall address any grounds stated by the agency for delaying or denying the request. (2) Except as provided in section 503(d), in the case of an appeal of a decision by a Commonwealth agency or local agency, the Office of Open Records shall assign an appeals officer to review the denial.

(b) Determination. — (1) Unless the requester agrees otherwise, the appeals officer shall make a final determination which shall be mailed to the requester and the agency within 30 days of receipt of the appeal filed under subsection (a). (2) If the appeals officer fails to issue a final determination within 30 days, the appeal is deemed denied. (3) Prior to issuing a final determination, a hearing may be conducted. The determination by the appeals officer shall be a final order. The appeals officer shall provide a written explanation of the reason for the decision to the requester and the agency.

(c) Direct interest. — (1) A person other than the agency or requester with a direct interest in the record subject to an appeal under this section may, within 15 days following receipt of actual knowledge of the appeal but no later than the date the appeals officer issues an order, file a written request to provide information or to appear before the appeals officer or to file information in support of the requester’s or agency’s position. (2) The appeals officer may grant a request under paragraph (1) if: (i) no hearing has been held; (ii) the appeals officer has not yet issued its order; and (iii) the appeals officer believes the information will be probative. (3) Copies of the written request shall be sent to the agency and the requester.

 

Solid Waste (Garbage)/Recycling Collection Schedule and Information

 

****COVID-19 ("CORONAVIRUS") HAS NOT IMPACTED SOLID WASTE/RECYCLING COLLECTIONS****

 

Click Here for the 2021 J.P. Mascaro Solid Waste and Recycling Collection Calendar 

Click Here for a Comprehensive List of Recyclable Materials*

J.P. Mascaro- Bed Bug Notice- 2019

J.P. Mascaro- Additional Requirements for Mattress Disposal- 2019

J.P. Mascaro Correspondence to Customers- COVID-19 (July 10, 2020)

 

*Note regarding Shredded Paper - shredded paper should be placed in brown paper bags in order to be recycled.

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