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. Act 44 disclosures for Plainfield Township's Non-Uniform Pension Plan professional services provider are provided as follows:

Act 44 Disclosure- 2015

Act 44 Disclosure- 2016

Act 44 Disclosure- 2017

Act 44 Disclosure- 2018

Act 44 Disclosure- 2019

Act 44 Disclosure- 2020

Act 44 Disclosure- 2021

 

 

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.

2022 PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP MEETING SCHEDULE

2022 Plainfield Township Annual Meeting Schedule- CLICK HERE for PDF of 2022 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. The public notice and agenda for public meetings 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 (unless otherwise identified)

Reorganization Meeting

Monday, January 3, 2022 (4:30 PM)

Regular Meetings

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Second Regular Monthly Meetings

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Thursday, October 27, 2022

 

Environmental Advisory Council

Meeting Time: 7:00 PM

Monday, January 10, 2022

Monday, February 7, 2022

Monday, March 7, 2022

Monday, April 4, 2022

Monday, May 2, 2022

Monday, June 6, 2022

Monday, July 11, 2022

Monday, August 1, 2022

Monday, September 12, 2022

Monday, October 3, 2022

Monday, November 7, 2022

Monday, December 5, 2022

 

Planning Commission

Meeting Time: 7:00 PM

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

Monday, January 17, 2022

(Submission Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021)

Monday, February 21, 2022

(Submission Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022)

Monday, March 21, 2022

(Submission Deadline: Monday, February 28, 2022)

Monday, April 18, 2022

(Submission Deadline: Monday, March 28, 2022)

Monday, May 16, 2022

(Submission Deadline: Monday, April 25, 2022)

Monday, June 20, 2022

(Submission Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2022)

Monday, July 18, 2022

(Submission Deadline: Monday, June 27, 2022)

Monday, August 15, 2022

(Submission Deadline: Monday, July 25, 2022)

Monday, September 19, 2022

 (Submission Deadline: Monday, August 29, 2022)

Monday, October 17, 2022

(Submission Deadline: Monday, September 26, 2022)

Monday, November 21, 2022

(Submission Deadline: Monday, October 31, 2022)

Monday, December 19, 2022

(Submission Deadline: Monday, November 28, 2022)

 

Recreation Board

Meeting Time: 7:00 PM

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Zoning Hearing Board

Meeting Time: 6:30 PM

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Elected Auditors

Meeting Time: 8:00 AM

Reorganization Meeting

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

 

Municipal Office Closures

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

Good Friday- Friday, April 15, 2022

Memorial Day- Monday, May 30, 2022

Independence Day- Monday, July 4, 2022

Labor Day- Monday, September 5, 2022

Thanksgiving Day- Thursday, November 24, 2022

Day After Thanksgiving- Friday, November 25, 2022

Christmas Eve- Friday, December 23, 2022 (Observed)

Christmas Day- Monday, December 26, 2022 (Observed)

New Year’s Day (2023)- Monday, January 2, 2023

 

 

 

 

Dates of Community Wide Special Events

2022 Community Wide Yard Sale- July 8, 9 and 10, 2022 (Rain or Shine)

2022 Plainfield Township Farmer's Fair- July 19 to July 23, 2022 

2022 Trick or Treat Night- Monday, October 31, 2022 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Rain or Shine)

 

 

 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

2022 Northampton County Collection Events Schedule

 

Check back here for information on 2022 Northampton County Collection Events

 

2022 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

2022 Zoning Permit Application

Plainfield Township New Residential Home Building Permit Application

Plainfield Township New Home Application Requirements Checklist

Plainfield Township Zoning Hearing Board Application- Revised as of August 11, 2022

Plainfield Township Zoning Hearing Board Guide- Posted August 11, 2022

Plainfield Township Special Exception Use Complete Permit Package (Site Plan and Request for Zoning Hearing)

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

2022 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

2022 Farmer's Grove Pavilion Rental Form- Individuals

2022 Pavilion Rental Form- Farmer's Grove- Organizations

2022 Communicable Diseases Waiver Form- Farmer's Grove Pavilion (Required to be Submitted with 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.

 

The Transparency in Coverage Rule issued by the federal government requires health insurers and group health plans to provide detailed pricing data for all covered items and services to the public in the form of Machine Readable Files (MRFs). 

The below link leads to the MRFs that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.

Transparency in Coverage Rule- External Link to Data

Posted June 23, 2022

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