LICENSE AND INSPECTION REVIEW

Board of License and Inspection Review

The purpose of the Board of License and Inspection Review is to ensure independent oversight to the license and property maintenance inspection determinations reached by the License Officer and Code Officials of the City of Pittsburgh Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspections (PLI).

The Board of License and Inspection Review adjudicates appeals of orders, decisions or determinations related to Title VII, Business Licensing, and Title X, Building, Chapter 1004, International Property Maintenance Code, of the Pittsburgh City Code. After hearing the appeal, the Board will affirm, modify, reverse, vacate, or revoke the notice, order, or action from which an appeal is taken.

LIR Board By Laws


LIR Board Rules and Regulations

 

HOW TO FILE AN APPEAL

  1. Click here on appeal application to download the application online or pick up a copy of the appeal application at PLI’s office at 200 Ross Street, Suite 320 Pittsburgh, PA 15219, during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (the office is closed on certain holidays)
  2. Complete the appeal application.
  3. Get a check or money order for the filing fee and make it payable to "Treasurer City of Pittsburgh." Please consult the PLI Fee Schedule for the most up-to-date filing fee.
  4. Submit the appeal application, along with a copy of the notice that you are appealing and the payment for the filing fee, either in person during normal business hours or by mail to:

    Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections
    200 Ross Street, STE 320
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    The City is not responsible for payments or documents that are lost in the mail.

  5. At least seven (7) days prior to the hearing date, PLI will mail a notice of the scheduled hearing, including the date and location of the hearing, to the mailing address provided to PLI on the appeal application
  6. After the application is processed, if it has been properly and timely filed, PLI will schedule an appeal hearing with the Board.
  7. Other than the completed appeal application form, the person who filed the appeal (the Appellant) is responsible for providing copies of all materials, documents, and evidence to the Board. The Appellant will present those things at the hearing.