PLI RESIDENTIAL PERMITS

Residential Permits

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

  • Residential – single-family: 

    • Applicable to detached single-family dwellings and townhouses that are 3 stories or less in height regulated by the International Residential Code. 

    • Applicable to structures accessory to the dwelling. 

    • Not applicable if other uses beyond the dwelling unit are present in the structure. 

  • Residential – two-family: 

    • Applicable to detached two-family dwellings that are 3 stories or less in height regulated by the International Residential Code. 

    • Applicable to structures accessory to the dwelling. 

    • Not applicable if other uses beyond the dwelling units are present in the structure. 

See Commercial Permits for permit information for commercial 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), and occupancy-only.

 

Permit Process  

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

 

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