- Building Permit
Shaler Township utilizes the statewide building code, or Uniform Construction Code, the 2015 International Residential Building Code, the 2015 International Building Code and the 2015 International Fire Code. All applications, required documents, and fees must be submitted to the Building and Code Enforcement Officer for approval.
Building Permits are required for the following:
Please complete a Building Permit Applicationand submit all of the following items with your application to the Building & Zoning Department, 300 Wetzel Road, Glenshaw, PA 15116. Call 412-486-9700 x222 or x216 with questions. By State law, the Township has 15 business days to process residential building permits and 30 business days to process commercial building permits; however, turn-around time is often 1-2 weeks, depending on the complexity of the review.
* For a commercial building permit, applicant must submit everything required for a residential building permit as well as plans stamped by a registered design professional. The proposed plan will likely go before the Township’s Planning Commission to ensure the project passes the Township’s code.(Subdivision/Land Development application). Please call the Building & Zoning department at 412-486-9700 x222 or x216 for additional information.
Once the permit is issued, inspections must be done at various phases of construction, depending on your project. You must give 24-hours’ notice to schedule an inspection.
Failure to abide by the above rules will constitute a violation of the building code and you will be subject to a fine for each offense.
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