The Township of Whitehall depends on its elected officials and its volunteers to make our community thrive. Our volunteers are the best and there's always room for more! If you would like to share your time and talents with many of your fellow residents, click here for an application form. All applications are kept on file for one year. Here's a list of the many, diverse opportunities from which to choose!
The Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners is charged with the responsibility of being the chief legislative, appropriating and policy-determining governing body of Whitehall Township.
Hears appeals related to the building, plumbing, and electrical codes of the Township.
Prescribes, amends, and enforces rules and regulations pertaining to all officers in public service.
This Authority is organized jointly with the Borough of Coplay to acquire, hold, construct, improve, maintain, operate, own, and lease sewers, sewer systems and sewage treatment works, including works for treating and disposing of industrial wastes.
Identifies environmental problems, recommends plans and programs for protection and improvement of the environment, and recommends possible use of open land areas and promotes community environmental awareness.
Considers questions of ethical conduct and conflict of interest and issues advisory opinions on the same.
Fosters and promotes the development of new, expanded and rehabilitated industrial, commercial, manufacturing and research and development enterprises within the township.
Responsible for the development, improvement, promotion, and oversight of the Ironton Rail-Trail.
An advisory board to the administrative and legislative branches of the township government relative to the township's recreation needs.
Ensures that all plans are in compliance with the rules and regulations established by the township.
The Plumbers Examining Board provides testing for new Journeyman and Master Plumber Licenses, as well as hears appeals regarding plumbing licenses.
Oversees the management of funds of the police pension.
Advises the Board of Commissioners on the use and allotment of any money and/or land received through development within the township.
Hears appeals based on the local tax assessment by the township.
Responsible for reviewing, overseeing, and implementing the township's Traffic Impact Regulations pursuant to Pa. Act 209 and the Municipalities Planning Code.
This Authority is charged with the construction, operation, maintenance, establishment and service of water systems and water to a portion of the residents of Whitehall Township. This Authority shares the responsibility of providing water service to our residents with the Northampton Borough Municipal Authority.
Hears requests for relief from the mandates of the Whitehall Township Zoning Ordinance.