Welcome to the Borough of

Fountain Hill

The garbage/sewer bills for the 3rd quarter 2019 have been mailed.  If you do not receive within two weeks, please contact the Borough office.

Starting the week of July 8, 2019, GWS will be working on the UGI project of 500-700 block of S Bergen Street, Bethlehem.  This project is to replace the existing gas main and services on Moravia and S Bergen Street.  The crew will sart on Moravia from S Lynn to S Hoffert then work down S Bergen to Broadway.  This project has an anticipated completion date of September 27, 2019.  Additional notices shall be posted as work progresses.


NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS:
PROPERTY OWNERS ARE RESPONSIBLE TO CUT THE GRASS STRIP BETWEEN THE CURB AND SIDEWALK OF THEIR PROPERTY.  THE STRIP MUST BE MAINTAINED AS YOU WOULD THE REST OF YOUR LAWN.  VIOLATERS CAN BE FINED.


International Property Maintenance CODE 2009 CHAPTER 3 SECTION 302.4 WEEDS.  All premesis and exterior property shall be maintened free from weeds or plant growth in excess of 6 inches.  All noxious weeds shall be prohibited.  Weeds, shall be defined as all grasses, annual plants and vegetation, other than trees or shrubs provided; however, this term shall not include cultivated flowers or gardens.  

The Borough of Fountain Hill now has an electronic municipal code listing  which is easily accessible to obtain information related to all code enforcement ordinaces.  The information can be at your fingertips by clicking on the site.  See top of page under Heading Ordinance Listing and follow the website. 

County-Wide Housing Rehabilitation Program-  
Need renovations to improve energy efficiency or to bring your home up to code?  Need a new roof, windows, or heating system?  If you own the single-family home you live in and if you are income eligible  consider adding your property to Lehigh County’s County-Wide Housing Rehabilitation (CWHR) Program wait list.  Click here for additional information.

The playground is open for registration.  The activities run Monday through Friday 5:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. Click here for the registration form.

The Military Monument Brick Paver Order form can be found by clicking here.   


 
Police Alerts Receive alerts (emergency information, traffic issues, snow emergencies, missing persons, etc.) from the Police Department. Sign up today.

 


Opportunities/Volunteer The Borough is seeking members to serve on a Disruptive Conduct Appeals Board and a Fire Inspection Appeals Board. 
Send letters of interest to Anthony Branco, Executive Administrator 941 Long St. Fountain Hill, PA 18015


The Borough is seeking three members to serve on the Uniform Construction Code of Appeals. Individuals interested shall be qualified by training and experience to pass on matters pertaining to building construction. Training and experience may consist of licensure as an architect or engineer, experience in the construction industry, and training or experience as an inspector or plan reviewer. Any interested parties should submit a letter of interest to Anthony Branco, Executive Administrator.
 
The Borough is currently accepting letters of interest for persons wanting to serve on the Zoning Hearing Board. 

Lehigh County Housing Rehabilitation Program

 
Notices

The representative from State Representative Jeanne McNeill's office will not be available in the Fountain Hill Borough office effective July through August. The last day the representative will be available is June 28th.  A representative will resume assisting our residents sometime in September.  The date will be announced at that time.   

Licensing your dog is part of being a responsible pet owner.  You can obtain a license at the Lehigh County Humane Society.  See the reasons to protect your pet.  


LOVING LECHAUWEKI FUND DRIVE
This is your chance to support the revitalization of Lechauweki Springs Park. For more information on the park, check into the "Loving Lechauweki" Facebook account! Donations are being accepted at Fountain Hill Borough Hall, 941 Long Street, Fountain Hill, PA 18015. Checks can be made payable to "Borough of Fountain Hill" with notation that the amount listed should be deposited in the Loving Lechauweki Fund. 


Committee Meetings- all meetings are as needed
Police - First Monday starting at 5:45 p.m.
Finance, Public Works, Personnel, House & Ordinance - First Wednesday of each month starting at 11:00 a.m.
Fire, Health & Sanitation, Recreation- Third Wednesday of each month starting at 6:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events
July 24, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. Council Meeting Fountain Hill
August 05, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. Council Meeting Fountain Hill
Recent News
January 08, 2019 Spotted Lantern Fly Permit
October 12, 2018 Ordinance No. 843
August 15, 2018 FOUNTAIN HILL GRANTS