The Zoning and Code Enforcement Office is part of the Bureau of Public Affairs. The City of Pottsville, as a planned community, requires approval for all new building construction as well as remodeling and additions to existing buildings. Inspections are performed using the latest International Building Codes as adopted by the state of Pennsylvania.

The Office is located on the first floor of City Hall. Zoning and Building permits may be obtained Monday through Friday during business hours of 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Zoning & Code Enforcement Office Staff Members
Name Title
Dave Petravich Codes Administrator (Issues Permits)
Justin Trefsger Deputy Code Officer & Rental Unit Inspector
Diane Fiorillo Office Secretary

To contact the Zoning and Code Enforcement Office, please send an email to

If you do not have access to email, please complete our online form.