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Planning CommissionUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/30/2017 7:00 PM
OFFICE CLOSEDUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/4/2017 12:00 AM
Board of SupervisorsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/5/2017 7:30 PM
Environmental Advisory CouncilUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/11/2017 7:00 PM
Joint Hereford/Washington Twps Planning CommissionUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/12/2017 7:00 PM

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Spotted Lanternfly update


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.

The quarantined area continues to spread and now includes

Berks County: Amity Township, Oley Township, Rockland Township, Longswamp Township,       Earl Township, Pike Township, District Township, Douglass Township, Colebrookdale Township, Washington Township, Hereford Township, Maxatawny Township, Alsace Township, Exeter Township, Topton Borough, Bally Borough, Kutztown Borough, St. Lawrence Borough, Bechtelsville Borough and Boyertown Borough.

 Bucks County: Milford Township, Trumbauersville Borough.
Chester County: South Coventry Township.
Lehigh County: Lower Macungie Township, Upper Macungie Township, Upper Milford, Lower Milford, Upper Saucon, Whitehall and South Whitehall Townships, Alburtis borough, Macungie borough, Coopersburg Borough and Allentown City.
Montgomery County: Douglass, Upper Hanover, New Hanover, West Pottsgrove, Lower Pottsgrove, Marlborough, and Upper Frederick Townships, Green Lane, East Greenville, Pennsburg, Red Hill Boroughs.
The quarantine may be expanded to new areas as further detections of the Spotted Lanternfly are detected 

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. Residents are urged to scrape and destroy in alcohol,  any eggs masses found mostly on the Tree of Heaven(Ailanthus altissima) trees. 

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.

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