Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections
All Citywide Permits and Licenses

Permits and Licenses listed Department or Bureau:

Permits, Licenses, and Inspections

  1. Amusement Places & Producers License 
  2. Antique or Second Hand Dealer's License 
  3. Building Permit
  4. Building Permit Fees 
  5. Carnival or Street Fair License
  6. Commercial Refuse Hauler License
  7. Contractor's License
  8. Demolition Permit
  9. Electrical Permit
  10. Fire Alarm Permit
  11. Commercial HVAC Permit
  12. Junk Dealer License
  13. Land Operation Permit
  14. License Information
  15. Mechanical Amusement Device License
  16. Motion Pictures, Theaters, etc
  17. Occupancy Permit (PLI & City Planning)
  18. Parade License
  19. Parking Lot License
  20. Pawnbroker License
  21. Pool Hall License
  22. Power (formerly Stationary) Engineering License
  23. Public Dance Halls and Dances License
  24. Sign Contractor License 
  25. Sign Permit
  26. Solicitation (Tag Day) License
  27. Trade Fair License
  28. Transient Merchant License
  29. Vendors 
  30. Warm Air Heating Contractor License
  31. Welder's License

Fire Bureau Permits

  1. Assembly/Educational Occupancies Permit
  2. Blasting/Explosives Permit
  3. Bowling Lanes Permit
  4. Bulk Storage Permit
  5. Calcium Carbide Permit
  6. Cellulose Nitrate Plastics Permit
  7. Central Station Permit
  8. Combustible Fitters Permit
  9. Commercial Hood System Permit
  10. Compressed Gases Permit
  11. Corrosives Permit
  12. Crop Ripening & Color Processing Permit
  13. Cryogenic Liquids Permit
  14. Day Care/Child Care Facilities Permit
  15. Dispensing Nozzles Permit
  16. Dust Explosion Hazard Permit
  17. Fire Protection Systems Permit
  18. Firewatch Permit
  19. Fireworks Permit
  20. Flame/Comb Liquids in Stationary Tanks Permit
  21. Flammable Finishes Permit
  22. Flammable Liquids Permit
  23. Fumigation/Insecticides Permit
  24. Haunted Houses Permit
  25. Hazardous Materials Transportation Permit
  26. HMM Facilities Permit
  27. Key Box Permit
  28. Lumber Yard/Woodworking Plants Permit
  29. Manufacture/Process Flame/Comb Liquids Permit
  30. Matches Permit
  31. Oil/Gas Wells Permit
  32. Open Burning Permit
  33. Organic Coatings Permit
  34. Remove Paint With Torch Permit
  35. Storage of Class 1 Flammable Liquids Permit
  36. Storage of Class II/III Combustible Liquids Permit
  37. Storage of Welding Cylinders Permit
  38. Tank Installing, Altering, or Repairing Permit
  39. Tents/Air-Supported Structures Permit
  40. Torch Applied Roofing Permit
  41. Transportation of Combustible Liquids Permit
  42. Vehicle Repair Shop Permit
  43. Waste Handling Permit
  44. Welding or Cutting Permit
  45. Wrecking, Junk Yard, Waste Material Handling Permit

Department of Public Works

  1. Curb Cut Permit 
  2. Design of New City Street 
  3. Demolition Dumpster Permit 
  4. Encroachment Permit
  5. Field Permit
  6. New Street Name Request
  7. Street Address Assignment
  8. Traffic Obstruction Permit 
  9. Utility Cuts - Street/Sidewalk Opening
  10. Vacation of City Street

Public Saftety and Finance Forms

  1. Alarm Permit
  2. Burglar Alarm Permit
  3. Dog License Application 
  4. Pet License Application
  5. Security Alarm Permit

Other Department and Bureau Forms

  1. North Shore Special Events Application (Sports & Exhibition Authority)
  2. Parking Permit Program for Residents (City Planning)
  3. Residential Parking Permit (City Planning)
  4. Special Events Permit Application (Office of Special Events)
  5. Telecommunications Licenses (I&P)

 

 

Department Contacts
Main Line
412-255-2175
Permit Counter
412-255-2181
Licensing
412-255-2858
City Funded Demolition
412-255-2598

Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections
200 Ross Street, 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-255-2175

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