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SWEEP, Allentown's Solid Waste Education and Enforcement Program, provides complaint and pro-active, outreach, education and enforcement of Allentown’s municipal waste, recycling and neighborhood improvement ordinances. Residents, property owners and business owners are informed of the ordinance requirements and SWEEP officers address trash, litter and recycling problems to attain compliance. The officers educate, issue warnings, SWEEP violation tickets and citations for non-compliance. The program also administers the system to track complaints and SWEEP tickets issued, collect ticket revenue, and is the administrator for other City bureaus: Engineering, Health, Allentown Police Department and Animal Control for a variety of violations, including noise, snow removal, animal issues, etc.

SWEEP Ticket Appeals

To appeal a SWEEP ticket, please complete and submit the following form: