Residential Electrical Permit

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What is a Residential Electrical Permit?

Residential electrical permits are required for electrical work performed on single family or two-family dwellings. See this link for work not requiring a permit.

All residential 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 Obtain a Residential Electrical Permit

Third Party Agency Information

Currently Inspections for Residential Electrical Permits must be performed by an Approved Third Party Agency.


A 15% discount shall be assessed to all residential electrical permits for TPA Inspections. Please refer to our current fee schedule.