Department of Community Development


A full listing of operational guidelines for the construction industry from the State is available 
here.  Please contact the Department of Community Development (412-486-0400 ext. 1304 or with any questions regarding current COVID protocols for the Permit Office or scheduling inspections.

The Department of Community Development is responsible for developing, implementing and enforcing township land use policies, ordinances, and regulations; administering federal and state mandated programs; processing and issuing building, zoning and other development permits; providing building inspections and plan reviews; and carrying out other long-range community development programs. The department also serves as liaison and provides staff support to the Environmental Advisory Council, Planning Commission, and the Zoning Hearing Board.