The permit and license fees for the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections undergo periodic adjustments.

Please consult the current year Fee Schedule.

2017 Fee Schedule

Note: once a permit or license has been issued, refunds are not provided.

The Zoning Department requires a $30 filing fee for most permit types.

  • This fee will now be collected at the Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspections.  

Please contact the Zoning Department at 412-255-2241 for further information.


  • For questions on permit status, licensing status, occupancy request/ copies, code violations, specific property related question, ONBASE documents; please contact our file room staff members via email at: plirecords@pittsburghpa.gov or phone at: 412-255-2175 or 412-255-2181.
  • For questions on permit requirements, permit applications, inspections holds, NSF check on active records, license applications or new license inspection; please contact our Application Technicians at pliapptech@pittsburghpa.gov or 412-255-2175 or 412-255-2858.
  • For questions regarding City Funded demolitions or condemnations, contact our demolition division at 412.255.8876.
  • For “Right to Know” request information or community outreach please contact Julie Reiland: julianne.reiland@pittsburghpa.gov