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Trades Licensing

The City of Allentown, Bureau of Building Standards coordinates testing and licensing for the electrical, plumbing and sheet metal trades.


Electricians' Licensing Information

Plumbers' Licensing Information

Sheet Metal Workers' Licensing Information


In 2008, the Pennsylvania Legislature passed the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act. The law requires that all contractors who perform at least $5,000 worth of home improvements per year, register with the Attorney General's Office. The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office maintains a list of registered contractors.

Contact Information
Phone Numbers

City Hall
435 Hamilton Street
4th Floor

Hours of Operation
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Additional Information
Business Regulation and Tax Code

International Code Council