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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


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Contact Information
Phone Numbers

City Hall
435 Hamilton Street
4th Floor

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

Information & Forms
Business Regulation and Tax Code

Electrical License Application

International Code Council

Journeyman Plumber License
Test Application

Master Plumber License
Test Application

Sheet Metal License Application