Engineering plans include:
All subdivision plans require a 24 hour waiting period for parcel number assignment.
There is a $5.00 fee for each new parcel that is created. Additionally, for parcel certification purposes, $5.00 is charged for each existing parcel that is affected.
All plans submitted for recording must be printed on archival-quality Mylar film.
Due to scanner limitations, plans should be no larger than 36" along the shortest side.
Pursuant to Ordinance No. 360-2000, addresses must be assigned to all new and existing buildable lots. The addresses for each lot must be clearly displayed on the plan.
In order to consolidate:
All properties to be combined must be contiguous. All parcels must be in the same name(s), trust or business. Person(s) requesting the merge must be the current owner(s) of the properties.
Written approval for any parcel consolidation must be obtained from the Municipal Authority in which the parcel is located.
Download and submit the
Request for Consolidation of Tax Parcels form (located here: Consolidation Form.pdf) to the GIS Division.
The following datasets are available:
Map Projection Information:
Zone: 5151 (PA South)
Spheroid: GRS 80
The cost of Northampton County data is
To request data, please send a letter stating which datasets you require. Data may be transmitted either on compact disc through the U.S. Mail or online through the county eBox. Please state your preference in your letter and be sure to include a check for $150 made payable to "County of Northampton".
Send data requests to the following address:
County of Northampton
ATTN: GIS Division
669 Washington St.
Easton, PA 18042-7484
Special Requests may be made for custom maps that require geospatial processing and analysis. The pricing of such maps is unique to each project. Please speak to a member of the GIS Division for further information.
Ordinance creating Uniform Parcel Identifiers (UPI).
Amends Ordinance #159-1989.
Denotes that the GIS Division shall be the permanent records office for County Tax Maps. Additionally, all subdivision plans must bear street addresses for all parcels affected by said plan.
Amends Ordinances #159-1989 and #360-2000.
Requires that the Uniform Parcel Identifier on the tax map maintained for the Assessment Offices be certified as true and correct by the Northampton County GIS (Mapping) Division upon each conveyance and to provide an additional fee for said certification.
Amends Ordinances #159-1989, #360-2000 and #529-2010.
Clarifies the specific information that is required to certify Uniform Parcel Identifiers.
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