Whitehall Township is currently accepting applications from interested residents who are qualified voters, at least 25 years of age and have retained residency in the township continuously for at least one year (and will retain residency for the length of the term), to complete an unexpired term (ending December 31, 2019) as Mayor for the Township of Whitehall. This is a full-time, temporary position offering an excellent salary and benefit package. Per Section 5.04 of the Home Rule Charter, the Mayor shall not hold any other employment while in office.
Applications are available by calling 610-437-5524, ext. 149, between 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., M-F, or by using the application for full-time employment. Please use the application link below.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE MAYOR’S OFFICE AND STAMPED IN AT THE TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL BUILDING NO LATER THAN NOON, FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018, IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.
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Whitehall Township is an EOE and will act affirmatively to assure they will recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, religion, ancestry, union membership, disability (in accordance with ADA of 1990), Vietnam veteran status, lifestyle, sex or sexual orientation.
Penn State Extension and the PA Department of Agriculture will be having meetings in affected Townships sto discuss the latest updates on the Spotted Lanterfly.
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Check out some of our Spring/Summer Recreation Events HERE
Check for Daily Postings on the 2018 Street Sweeping Schedule HERE
You can still sign up for Emergency Alerts from the Whitehall Township Office of Emergency Management. This is a FREE service. Alerts will come via Text Messages and/or Email.
Whitehall Township (The Whitehall Township Zoning Hearing Board) has an obligation to affirmatively further fair housing and to review all land use (zoning) applications in accordance with federal civil right statutes. This includes taking meaningful actions that overcome patterns of segregation and foster inclusive communities free from barriers that restrict access to opportunity based on protected characteristics.
The Township (the Zoning Hearing Board), in its land use (zoning) decisions, does not discriminate against persons based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, or familial status and reviews all land use (zoning) applications in accordance with federal civil rights statutes. Public comments made on the basis of bias and stereotype concerning people within these protected classes will not be taken into consideration by the Township (the Zoning Hearing Board) in its deliberations.
To read the Conciliation Agreement and Voluntary Compliance Agreement between The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, PathStone Housing Corporation of Pennsylvania, the Township of Whitehall, and the Whitehall Zoning Hearing Board, click HERE
Burning of leaves and yard waste is not permitted at any time as per Whitehall Township. Persons found guilty of burning may face fines per each offense.
Welcome To Whitehall Township
Whitehall Township is located in the center of the Lehigh Valley. The Township is one hour north of Philadelphia and an hour and half from New York City. Settled in the early 1700's by Pennsylvania Germans "Dutch", it was founded and named by the British in 1752, incorporated in 1867, named a First Class Township in 1902 and a Home Rule Community in 1976. Today, Whitehall is home to 27,500 residents who reside in eight village neighborhoods who value our quality of life, municipal services, trail networks, parks, pools, events and outdoor recreational opportunities. The community is home to 22 houses of worship.
Whitehall's MacArthur Road is known as the main shopping district in the Lehigh Valley. MacArthur Road will celebrate its 75th Anniversary of being named in honor of General Douglas MacArthur, a World War II hero in 2017. Whitehall is home to the largest indoor shopping center and Lifestyle Center at the Lehigh Valley Mall and four major shopping centers located along the "Golden Strip" (MacArthur Road).
The Whitehall-Coplay School District is located on one central campus, with one high school, one middle school, one intermediate school, two elementary schools, two stadiums and our Community Library. The School District is known for its support of academics, the arts and athletics.
We invite you to visit Whitehall and see why so many call this place home.