Building

Ross Township has adopted the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code which presently adheres to the 2015 International Codes. All permits filed after October 1, 2018 will have to meet the 2015 ICC Codes unless a signed design or construction contract was executed prior to October 1, 2018.

Responsibilities

  • All Permit Reviews, Approvals, and Inspections
  • Enforcement of the Pennsylvania State Building Code

Permits and Applications

Apply for permits online through iWorq.

Inspections

All inspection requests must be made via email to: inspections@ross.pa.us. All inspections require 48 hour notice. For more information please call at 412-931-7048.

Click here to view the Inspection Procedures.

Plumbing inspections and the issuance of plumbing permits are performed by Allegheny County Health Department Plumbing Inspection Division at 412-922-6270.

Building Code Appeals Board

The Building Code Appeals Board hears requests for variances, interpretations and appeals to the Building Code with respect to the law.

FEMA Flood Plain Requirements

FEMA has determined that properties mapped as Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA), which are marked as "A, AE, or AE Floodway" on FEMA maps, have a 1% annual chance of flooding and must meet additional requirements.  Check FEMA Flood Maps to better understand your flood risk. Ross Township cannot certify Flood Zones. For questions regarding Flood Plains, please contact Manager Borczyk.

Helpful Resources

  1. Evan Russell

    Building Code Official
    Phone: 412-931-7048

  2. Building Inspections

    Physical Address
    1000 Ross Municipal Drive
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237


    Directions

    Phone: 412-931-7048
    Fax: 412-931-3508

    Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.