Commercial Electrical Permit
When Do I need a Commercial Electrical Permit?
Commercial electrical permits are required for electrical work performed for all structures other than single or two-family dwellings. See this link for work not requiring a permit.
All commercial electrical work requiring a permit is to be completed by a City of Pittsburgh licensed electrician. Please see registration requirements to obtain a license.
How to Get a Commercial Electrical Permit
- A completed Commercial Electrical Application.
- Two hard copies of stamped construction drawings.
- Please refer to Standard Permit Application Requirements Bulletin.
Inspections for Commercial Electrical Permits must be performed by an Approved Third Party Agency.
Please refer also to our current fee schedule.