The Township of Pittston has established, maintains, and is responsible for the enforcement of a variety of municipal codes, township ordinances, and rehabilitation programs that has been created to promote the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the Township of Pittston. The Code Enforcement Office enforces the International Code Council, International Building Code, International Residential Code, and the National Electrical Code regulations for its various building/plumbing/electrical inspections.
The Code Enforcement Department also promotes and maintains a safe and desirable living and working environment by the enforcement of the codes and use of rehabilitation programs that will enhance the quality of life in our Township and help maintain healthy neighborhoods free of unsightly or hazardous conditions that can have a negative impact on surrounding property values. The Code Enforcement Office also works with neighborhood associations, public service agencies and other Township departments to facilitate voluntary compliance with laws and codes, assist community self-help programs, develop public outreach programs, and establish community priorities for enforcement programs.
The Township of Pittston requires all commercial renovations, fit-outs or construction plans to be reviewed by the building code official and a third party agency, contracted by the township, before permits are issued.