Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Emmaus Borough Ordinance 326 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1956 May 9, 1956 Final Decree - Date Granted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Lower Macungie, Township of
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Emmaus, Borough of
Expansion
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Emmaus Borough Ordinance 326 shape ordinance 20.374 point or corner of the present Borough boundary, said point being located 204.34 feet South 33 degrees 35 minutes west of a rail monument m the easterly side of Macungie Avenue and in the present Borough boundary

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Road Mar 1956 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of July 20, 1953 (Pa. Laws 550, No. 145), §§ 1–9 indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Emmaus, Borough of Ordinance 326: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Emmaus a section of Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and north of said Borough of Emmaus and hereinafter fully described and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Lehigh County Mar 5, 1956 Mar 5, 1956

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960 Cns. Rep. Footnote 35 40-32
View Pa. Dep't Educ. Ax. F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Lower Macungie Township School District (Lehigh County), 1956 (1 folder)