Bureau of Building Inspection (BBI) regulates the construction, demolition,
and occupancy of all buildings and structures within the City of
Pittsburgh. We review, approve, and issue 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.
Visit our License Information page to review a list
of licenses administered by the Bureau of Building Inspection. From there you may find out more about each license and receive instructions about how to apply for a license as needed.
Check out the Permit Information page for a list of permits
handled by BBI. Use the links to learn more about each permit
and the application process. Visit our Permit Forms page if you just need a form.
Refer to our Important
Codes page for information on codes for building, zoning and business licensing.
to BBI if you need some help locating our office in downtown Pittsburgh!
BUILDING INSPECTIONS - CHIEF 255-2179
(FAX NUMBER 255-2974)
ASS'T CHIEF BUILDING CONSTRUCTION 255-2176
ASS'T CHIEF CODE ENFORCEMENT 255-2598