Emergency Excavation Permits will also continue to be processed. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the Business name and phone number, property address with owners name, size of the open cut and a PAONE call number. You will be emailed back with further instructions.
At this time, Engineering will start to process all other permits via email to email@example.com . Please go to permits and applications tab and print all forms for curb and sidewalk permits. Please make sure to read all instructions for submitting permits and safety precautions for working during COVID-19. There is also an example of how to fill out the application for your convenience.
Any complaints or other questions please dial 610-437-7576, Ext. 2260 and leave a message; we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Our mailing address is:
641 S 10th St - 3rd Floor
Allentown, PA 18103(information updated 4/30/2020)
(information updated 4/30/2020)
Roadway view of the newly renovated Second Street Bridge
The Bureau of Engineering provides quality professional engineering design and inspection capabilities for all City sponsored infrastructure including, but not limited to sanitary sewer, storm drainage portable water, streets, and bridges, as well as all transportation related and environmental projects. The Engineering department handles everything in the public right-of-way; it does not handle issues on private property.
Craig MessingerDirector of Public Works
Mark ShahdaDeputy Director of Public Works610-437-7587Mark.Shahda@Allentownpa.govMark Geosits, PE
Senior Civil Engineer/Assistant City Engineer
Mark.Geosits@Allentownpa.govBrian L. Borzak
Construction Operations Manager
610-437-7576Kyle.Sergent@Allentownpa.govCasandra MaglianePublic Works Operations Manager610-437-7587Casandra.Magliane@allentownpa.gov
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