Residency Requirement and Verification 

Employment with the City of Pittsburgh requires that employees live within the boundaries of the city. The Department of Personnel & Civil Service Commission will accept the following documents to verify legal residence:  

  • Current executed Lease Agreement (Include a canceled check for one month's payment or the security deposit).  
  • Month-to-month leases require employees to verify with the Department of Personnel monthly that the lease has been maintained or when new residence is established. 
  • Mortgage payment booklet (document identifying homeowner name and property address).
  • Title to property  

Two of the following documents, showing the city address, must also be presented:  

  • Vehicle registration card  
  • Vehicle insurance card  
  • Current gas bill  
  • Current electric bill  
  • Current telephone bill  
  • Current cell phone bill  
  • Current cable bill  

*a letter from the representative company confirming it is establishing service for the new resident is acceptable.  

Prior to purchasing or renting a place of residence, applicants and employees may call to verify that the property is located within the City of Pittsburgh:  

Department of Personnel and Civil Service Commission