Community Resources

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspection. We have many resources available to community member and business owners to learn more about PLI. 
We have started a monthly newsletter to communicate changes occurring at PLI. Click on the tab to see past editions and to sign up for our email list. We also hold Monthly Community Forums to address some of the most asked questions. Click through the tab to view Powerpoint presentation and watch videos posted to the City Channel Youtube page!
Our resources are continuously growing so check back often for updates!

Newsletter Editions

We have archived all past editions of the newsletter for review. If you have any questions, please email julianne.reiland@pittsburghpa.gov.

  • April 2016 | Edition 1: License Renewals, FAQs, Standard Permit Applications, Incomplete Permit backlog
  • May 2016 | Edition 2: New Notice Placards, Partial Occupancy Applications, Residential decks, Useful Community links
  • June 2016 | Edition 3: Sign Maintenance Registration, Commercial Building Permit Checklist, PA Permit Extension Act, Application Technician email address
  • July 2016 | Edition 4: Third Party Agency approvals, amending an issued permit, special inspections for landscaping
  • August 2016 | Edition 5: License Renewals, City Contracted demolitions, Hard to Recycle Events
  • September 2016 | Edition 6: Code interpretation bulletins, Girls Rock Science, Blight Bootcamp
  • October 2016 | Edition 7: buildingeye: Special Edition
  • November 2016 | Edition 8: Sub-permit applications, permit application checklists, parking and towing licenses
  • December 2016 | Edition 9: Third Party Electrical Inspections
  • January 2017 | Edition 10: License Renewals, permit application checklist, parking and towing licenses
  • February 2017 | Edition 11: Permits Pending Review spreadsheet, mechanical devices, CPC  Meet N Greet
  • March 2017 | Edition 12: Change of procedures for permit applications
  • May 2017 | Edition 13: New Operations Inspection Supervisor, Strategic Code Enforcement Academy, New city website
  • June 2017 | Edition 14: Credit Cards, Violation Abatement letter, Concurrent Reviews
  • September 2017 | Edition 15: Mayor’s visit, new Master Code Professional, PLI online tools presentation

Monthly Community Forum

To watch past forums, visit the City Channel’s PLI Playlist.