What are current the Real Estate Tax Rates for Weisenberg Township property owners?
Real Estate Taxes:
County – 3.68 mills, Township – .56 mills, School District – 15.9631 mills (rates as of 1/12/2015)
Township Earned Income Tax:
0.5%; School Earned Income Tax – 0.5% Weisenberg Township
Township Local Services Tax: $52.00/Annually
State Income Tax: 3.07%
Real Estate Transfer Tax:
Total of 2 % on the purchase price is comprised of the following distribution – State 1%;
Northwestern Lehigh School District – 0.5%; and Weisenberg Township 0.5%.
Rates in other municipalities may differ.
How do I contact the Elected Real Estate Tax Collector?
For Real Estate Tax Information, please contact the Elected Real Estate Collector pursuant to the information found in the Administrative Directory.
How do I get a copy of an ordinance?
Copies are available for examination or purchase at the Administration Office. $15.00 to purchase a subdivision or land development ordinance, and $12.00 for zoning.
How do I contact the Tax Collector?
Jeffrey M. Strauss
P.O. Box 876
Fogelsville, PA 18051
H.A. Berkheimer, Inc.
50 North 7th St
Bangor, PA 18013
What are the trash drop-off hours at Waste Management?
Trash drop-off hours (for Residents only!) are:
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
How do I contact the "Road Master"?
Maintenance Building Located At:
3535 Willow Run Road
Kempton, PA 19529
I want to put up a fence, and plant a tree in the front of my property.
What do I need to do?"?
To make sure you are in compliance with the Township's Road Setback requirements regarding fencing, planting of trees, shrubs, etc. please contact the township administration building, and make certain that what you hope to do will not encroach into the Township "right-of-way" - contact Tony Werley, RoadMaster at :610 285-6464 and BEFORE YOU DIG call 1-800-242-1776. This is a requirement before anyone digs: so that if Power lines, Gas Lines are present someone from the State will come out and locate them.
How do I know if the Township is currently under a Burn Ban?
A Burn Ban automatically goes into effect whenever the Township is under a Red Flag Warning or Enhanced Fire Danger Warning from the National Weather Service. Or During Extreme Drought Conditions.
Signs will be posted outside the Weisenberg Township Office ( 2175 Seipstown Rd ) & outside the Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Station ( 2500 Golden Key Rd ).
Lehigh County dispatchers will notify you when you call in a controlled burn to 610-437-5252.
Where do I obtain voter information?
Voter registration forms, as well as information about related issues such as write-in voting, absentee voting, and accessibility issues is available from the Lehigh County Voter Registration office located at:
Lehigh County Voter Registration
17 S. 7th Street
Allentown, PA 18101
Phone: (610) 782-3194
If you are not a registered voter in Weisenberg Township, you must register with the county to be eligible to vote. You can find general information on the Lehigh County website. www.lehighcounty.org
Voter registrations forms may also be picked up at the Weisenberg Township Municipal office during normal business hours.
Weisenberg Township is comprised of a single Voting District and single Polling Place located at:
Hope Community Church
7974 Claussville Road
Fogelsville, PA 18051
Polling Place is open from 7 am – 8pm
Who needs a moving permit?
Any person or business or other entity that moves into, out of or within the Township.
The permit is available on our Forms & Documents section or may be obtained at the Township building. There is no cost associated with this permit.