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Our Events

Start Time
Board of SupervisorsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/1/2015 7:30 PM
Holiday Wreath Making WorkshopUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Municipal Building12/5/2015 11:00 AM
Board of SupervisorsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/15/2015 7:30 PM
OFFICE CLOSEDUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/25/2015 12:00 AM
Board of SupervisorsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
1/19/2016 7:30 PM

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Spotted Lanternfly update

If you are interested in more information a public meeting will be held October 22 from 6 to 8:30 PM at the Brandywine Middle School Auditorium - 200 W. Weis St. Topton

The Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive insect that was first discovered in Berks County, PA, in September 2014. It has the potential to destroy high value crops including grapes, tree fruits and lumber. In an effort to keep it from spreading, the PA Department of Agriculture has quarantined the Berks County townships of District, Earl, Hereford, Pike, Rockland, and Washington (including the boroughs of Bally and Bechtelsville). LONGSWAMP TOWNSHIP AND TOPTON have now been added.

The quarantine means that any item that could hold Spotted Lanternfly egg masses may not be moved outside the quarantined area. That includes firewood, outdoor household items or any items stored outside during the fall, building materials, and plants or plant parts.

The PA Department of Agriculture and Penn State Extension are working with the affected townships. Currently sticky bands are being used to collect the early stages of the pest that can be found mostly on the Tree-of Heaven (Ailanthus altissima) trees. There are currently 9 teams working within and just outside of the quarantine area to determine if the pest has spread to other areas. 

THE HOTLINE AT 866-253-7189. 

MORE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT by clicking the spotted lanternfly picture


Non-Emergency: State Police: 610-378-4011

If you have an emergency please DO NOT call the fire company or ambulance services directly.  Please call "911" for assistance.

Title: Emergency Dial: 911

Township of Hereford

Mailing address
P.O. Box 225
Hereford, Pa 18056

Shipping address
3131 Seisholtzville Road
Macungie, Pa 18062

Office hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7am to 3:00pm. Our office will be closed between 12pm-1pm for lunch

Wednesday from 7am to 11am
Other times will be by appointment only

Phone: 610-845-2929
Fax: 610-845-0616