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The City of Bethlehem Community and Economic Development Permit Office will be closed Wednesday afternoons to walk-ins from 1 to 4:30 p.m. starting August 2 through September 27. This temporary closure is due to the digitization of the permit files. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


Blight Projects

The City of Bethlehem oversaw a comprehensive Blight Study in 2018. 

The findings from the nine-month long blight analysis of the city have now been released. The Blight Remediation and Mitigation Plan identifies a set of activities to guide the City’s approach to fighting blight into the 21st century. The City will now move to implement recommendations based on the study’s findings.

Final Action Plan 
Appendix A: Market Value Analysis Final Results
Appendix B: Blighted Property Locations

Request for Qualifications Blight Contractors

The City of Bethlehem and the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Bethlehem are seeking qualified developers interested in purchasing and renovating blighted properties in the City of Bethlehem..