City of Bethlehem

City Departments (Services Index)

An alphabetized listing of city offices, phone numbers, and services for more specific inquiries. You will also find information regarding frequently requested services not supplied by the city.
  • Administration Office - (610) 865-7014
  • Alarm Registration Permit - (610) 865-7181 (city police crime prevention unit)
  • Ambulance (emergencies only) - 911
  • Birth Certificates (copies of) - Bureau of Vital Statistics, Scranton office - (570) 963-4595
  • Building Inspections - (610) 865-7091
  • Building Permit - (610) 865-7091
  • Business Licenses - (610) 865-7022 (city tax office)
  • Business Privilege Mercantile Tax - (610) 865-7022
  • Christmas Lighting Problems (involving municipal Christmas lights) - (610) 865-7108 (business hours) - (610) 865-7077 (nights and weekends)
  • City Council/City Clerk - (P) - (610) 865-7130 (F) - (610) 997 5738
    cityclerk@bethlehem-pa.gov
    City Council/City Clerk Web Site
  • Community and Economic Development Department - (610) 865-7085
  • Yardwaste Facility - (610) 865-7082 Recycling Center
  • Controller's Office - (610) 865-7120
  • Copies of City Ordinances - (610) 865-7130 (city clerk's office)
  • Death Certificates (copies of) - Bureau of Vital Statistics, Scranton office - (570) 963-4595
  • Driveway Permit - (610) 865-7063 (city public works department)
  • Earned Income Tax - (610) 865-7022 (city tax office)
  • Economic Development Office - (610) 865-7056
  • Electrical Permits - (610) 865-7093
  • Emergencies - police, fire, ambulance - 911
  • Emergency and Municipal Services Tax - (610) 865-7022
  • Employee Benefits - Employee Assistance Program
  • Engineering Bureau - (610) 865-7063
  • Excavation Permit - (610) 865-7063 (city public works department)
  • Fire Department (non-emergency) - (610) 865-7187
  • Fire Department (inspectors) - (610) 865-7143
  • Fire (emergency only) -- 911
  • Garbage Haulers, list - (610) 865-7083
  • Golf Courses - 18-hole - (610) 691-9393
  • 9-hole/driving range/miniature golf - (610) 865-7114
  • Health Bureau - (610) 865-7087 / (610) 865-7084 (TDD Line)
  • Housing Authority, Bethlehem - (610) 865-8300
  • Housing Permits - (610) 865-7097
  • Human Resource Department - (610) 865-7015
  • Ice Skating Rink - (610) 865-7104
  • Landfill (former municipal landfill now owned by IESI, Bethlehem, PA) - (610) 317-3200
  • Legal Bureau - (610) 865-7011
  • Lehigh County Courthouse - (610) 782-3000
  • Library, Bethlehem Area Public, (610) 867-3761 - click here for the library's Web site
  • Marriage License - Lehigh County Courthouse (610) 782-3000 or Northampton County (610) 559-3000
  • Mayor's Office - (610) 865-7100
  • Mechanical Permit - (610) 865-7091
  • Moving Permit - (610) 865-7125 (city treasurer's office)
  • Musikfest - Bethlehem Musikfest Association - (610) 861-0678
  • Northampton County Courthouse - (610) 559-3000
  • Occupancy Permit - (610) 865-7091
  • Park Reservations - (610) 865-7081 (city parks department)
  • Parking Authority (Bethlehem) - (610) 865-7123
  • Parks and Public Property Department - (610) 865-7079
  • Permits:
    • Alarm Registration - (610) 865-7181
    • Building, Plumbing, Mechanical - (610) 865-7091
    • Plumbing Permit - (610) 865-7091
    • Driveway - (610) 865-7063
    • Electrical - (610)865-7093
    • Excavation - (610) 865-7063
    • Garbage Haulers, list - (610) 865-7083
    • Housing - (610) 865-7097
    • Moving - (610) 865-7125
    • Occupancy - (610) 865-7091
    • Sewer Connection - (610) 865-7063
    • Sidewalk - (610) 865-7063
    • Street Opening - (610) 865-7063
    • Water Service Application - (610) 865-7076
    • Plumbing Permit - (610) 865-7091
  • Planning Office - (610) 865-7088
  • Police (emergency only) - 911
  • Police Department (non-emergency) - (610) 865-7187
  • Property Information (ownership, transfers, assessments) -
    • Assessment
    • Lehigh County - (610) 782-3038
    • Northampton County - (610) 559-3102
    • Recorder of Deeds
    • Lehigh County - (610) 782-3162
    • Northampton Coutny - (610) 559-3077
  • Property Tax Billing - (610) 865-7022
  • Public Works Department - (610) 865-7053
  • Recreation Facilities - (610) 865-7081
  • Recycling Center - (610) 865-7082
  • Redevelopment Authority - (610) 865-7055
  • Sewer Connection Permit - (610) 865-7063
  • Sewer and Water Resources Department - 610-865-7070
    • Sewer Maintenance - 610-997-5001
    • Sewer/water problems - nights, weekends, holidays - (610) 865-7077
  • Sidewalk Permit - (610) 865-7063
  • Snow Removal (during snow emergencies only) - (610) 865-7115
  • Street Opening Permit - (610) 865-7063
  • Streets Department (to report debris in streets or other problems) - (610) 865-7065
  • Street Lighting - (610) 865-7053
  • Swimming Pool Passes - (610) 865-7081
  • Tax Certification, Real Estate - (610) 997-7660
  • Tennis Courts (Sand Island) - (610) 865-7007
  • Trash Haulers, list - (610) 865-7083
  • Tree Inspections - (610) 865-7065
  • Voter Registration - Lehigh County (610) 782-3194 or Northampton County (610) 559-3055
  • Water Authority (Bethlehem) - (610) 865-7090
  • Water and Sewer Resources Department - 610-865-7070 Water/sewer problems - nights, weekends, holidays - (610) 865-7077
  • Water Service Application - (610) 865-7076
  • Water Service - Billing - (610) 865-7070
  • Weeds and Lawns (concerns with overgrown weeds) - (610) 865-7083
  • Zoning Office - (610) 865-7094

TDD PHONE NUMBERS (Telecommunications device for the deaf)

  • Bethlehem Area Public Library - (610) 867-3518
  • Budget and Finance Director - (610) 865-7257
  • Business Administrator - (610) 865-7257
  • City Clerk/City Council - (610) 865-7130
  • Community Development - (610) 865-7086
  • Fire Department (Non-emergencies) - (610) 865-7143
  • Health Bureau - (610) 865-7084
  • Mayor's Office - (610) 865-7257
  • Parks and Public Property - (610) 865-7047
  • Police Department - (610) 865-7187
  • Public Works Department - (610) 865-7066
  • Recreation - (610) 865-7047
 
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