Commercial Permits

Commercial permits are required for all work performed on commercial structures which are defined in the OneStopPGH system (permitting portal) 

  • Commercial – all other uses:
    • Applies to structures regulated by the International Building Code;
    • Applicable to attached single-family and two-family dwellings and accessory structures;
    • Applicable to detached single-family and two-family dwellings that more than 3 stories in height and accessory structures;
    • Applicable to dwelling units in mixed-use structure (contains non-residential uses);
    • Applicable to non-residential uses.

See Residential Permits for permit information for residential structures. 

Permit Configuration

PLI’s permits are configured based on permit type, structure type, work type, and work scope.  Permit types: building, demolition, land operationssigns, electrical systems, mechanical systems (including fuel gas), fire alarm systemsoccupancy-only, occupant load placard, and suppression systems permits 


Permit Process  

All of PLI’s permits go through the following process/steps: 


Additional Info