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What is the Department of Permits, Licenses, & Inspections?

  • The Department of Permits, Licenses, & Inspections [Bureau of Building Inspection] regulates the construction, demolition, and occupancy of all buildings within the City of Pittsburgh. The Department [Bureau] reviews, approves, and issues all permits required by code for the repair, alteration, or addition to all public and private buildings and structures, as well as permits for new construction. Our primary mission is to provide life safety and a better quality of living to the residents of the City of Pittsburgh.
  • To contact PLI [BBI], call (412) 255-2175.
  • The website for PLI [BBI] can be found here.
Updated 8/26/2015 2:48 PM
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