Plumbing permits are required for all new fixture installations including new sinks, water tank replacements, new construction involving plumbing, and repairing and/or replacing sewer laterals. The Township Plumbing Inspector issues all plumbing permits based upon the Allegheny County Plumbing Code.

When hiring a plumber, County Plumbing Code requires the plumber to be a registered master plumber within Allegheny County. To find a registered master plumber, Allegheny County has a searchable database.