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SIGN MAINTENANCE CERTIFICATE

Sign Maintenance Certificate

City Code 1004.02, Section 103.5.1; Maintenance and inspection fees: The owner or user of any sign shall pay an annual fee for maintenance and inspection.

DUE TO DIFFICULTIES ISSUING INVOICES FOR 2017, LATE FEES ON THIS YEAR'S SIGN MAINTENANCE CERTIFICATES WILL ONLY BE ASSESSED 60 DAYS POST EXPIRATION

Upon issuance of a sign occupancy, and yearly unless the sign is completely removed, the owner or user of any sign in Pittsburgh is required to complete a Sign Maintenance Certificate application and provide payment for maintenance and inspection.  Multiple signs at the same location may be listed on the same certificate.


Requirements for New Sign Maintenance Certificates:

Please provide parcel numbers for free-standing signs

  • Check or money order for the certificate fee.  Make all checks payable to Treasurer, City of Pittsburgh.
    • In-person credit card payments are also accepted.  A 2% plus $.25 transaction fee is charged on all card payments.

Mailing Address:

City of Pittsburgh
Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections
200 Ross Street Room 320
Pittsburgh, PA  15219


Requirements for Sign Maintenance Certificate Renewals

Please provide parcel numbers for free-standing signs

  • Check or money order for the certificate fee.  Make all checks payable to Treasurer, City of Pittsburgh.
    • In-person credit card payments are also accepted.  A 2% plus $.25 transaction fee is charged on all card payments.

Mailing Address:

City of Pittsburgh
Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections
200 Ross Street Room 320
Pittsburgh, PA  15219

  • An additional fee of $93 will be applied to late renewal applications.