Demolition Dumpster Permit

How to Obtain a Dumpster Permit

Prior to the use or obstruction of any public right-of-way by dumpsters, barricades, equipment or material scaffolding, a permit must be obtained from the City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility & Infrastructure.

  1. Apply for a Demolition Dumpster at the Department of Mobility & Infrastructure (DOMI) Permit Counter located at 611 Second Avenue.
  2. Applicant submits the application with an associated fee and approval is obtained over the counter.
    • $25.00 per week - Residential
    • $375.00 per year - Commercial
    • $100.00 per month – Commercial

Helpful Information

  • A Demolition Permit must be obtained prior to the removal or demolition of any building, structure, or part thereof.
  • Information regarding Demolition Regulations, Demolition Permit Application, and Asbestos Abatement Form can be obtained at the Department of Permits, Licenses & Inspections (PLI) located at 200 Ross Street, Third Floor.

DOMI Permits Office
611 Second Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: (412) 255-2370
Fax: (412) 255-2728



The phone lines within the City of Pittsburgh's real estate division are not working due to a mechanical malfunction. Please use the email address RealEstateTaxInfo@pittsburghpa.gov if you need to contact the real estate division for any reason. If email is unavailable to you, please call 412-255-2786 and leave a voicemail. The real estate staff will return all calls as quickly as possible. Thank you.