Construction documents for any commercial building permit must be signed and sealed by a registered design professional in the State of Pennsylvania and must be reviewed and approved by a third party agency prior to submitting a building permit application to the Township. Review a list of certified 3rd party plan review agencies (PDF) and detailed requirements for construction documents.
Documents to Send With Permit
Some minor construction projects may not require a registered design professional and/or third party plan review, but should still be discussed with the Township Building Department. Upon completion of a third party plan review the following documents are required to be sent to the Township for a building permit:
Worker's Compensation Insurance Certificate
Survey or Site Plan
Two sets of approved Construction Documents
Allegheny County Health Department and Agriculture plan approval for food handling
Upon submission of the required information listed above, the permit will be issued within 2-3 business days. Listed below is a list of applications and permitting fees related to building permits and the subdivision and/or land development approval process.