Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
651 Boas Street
Room 1606
Phone: 717-787-3806


Pennsylvania Permit, Building Code and Licensing Information

State Website

State Licensing Specialty contractor licensing may be required but general contractor licensing is not required by the State of Pennsylvania. Local jurisdictions may also require licensing.
State Building Code The State of Pennsylvania has adopted the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), the 2015 International Residence Code (IRC), the 2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC), the 2015 International Plumbing Code (IPC), the 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC), and the 2015 International Urban Wildland Interface Code (IUWIC).
State Licensing Division

State Fire Marshall
State Environmental Permit