12/09 2014

New City Dept Approved To Oversee Bldg Inspections And Permitting

Mayor William Peduto’s plan to overhaul the Bureau of Building Inspection and make it more efficient for neighborhoods, businesses and city residents was finally approved today by Pittsburgh City Council.
The new Department of Permits, Licenses & Inspections — to be overseen by current BBI Chief Maura Kennedy — will keep working closely with Public Safety bureaus while also upgrading technology and establishing a modern permitting department better suited to a growing city.
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