Key AIA-Pennsylvania State Government Contacts
PA Department of Education
333 Market Street,
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
General Information: 717.783.6788
| Division of School Facilities: 717.787.5480
The mission of the Pennsylvania Department of Education is to lead and serve the educational community to grow into an inspired, productive, fulfilled lifelong learner.
Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency
2605 Interstate Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9364
The mission of PEMA is to coordinate state agency response, including the Office of the Fire Commissioner and Office of Homeland Security, to support county and local governments in the areas of civil defense, disaster mitigation and preparedness, planning, and response to and recovery from man-made or natural disasters.
Department of Environmental Protection
P.O. Box 2063
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2063
General Information: 717.783.2300
The DEP’s mission is to protect Pennsylvania’s air, land and water from pollution and to provide for the health and safety of its citizens through a cleaner environment. The department works as partners with individuals, organizations, governments and businesses to prevent pollution and restore our natural resources.
Bureau of Engineering and Architecture
18th and Herr Streets
Harrisburg, PA 17125
The DGS mission is to provide high quality services at a good price to support the operation of state government. As the state’s purchaser of commodities and services, the manager of capital expenditures for buildings, and the entity that maintains and protects our facilities, it is imperative that we make cost-effective service our primary mission.
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
State Museum Building
300 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120-0024
Commission Information: 717.787.3362
Division of Preservation Services: 717.787.4215
Division of Grant Programs and Planning: 717.772.5071
Department of Labor & Industry
Labor and Industry Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
General Information: 717.787.5279
Room 1622 Labor and Industry Building
Seventh and Forster Streets, Harrisburg PA 17120
Bureau of Occupational & Industrial Safety
Building Codes Website: www.dli.state.pa.us (Click on Quick Links: Building Code)
Buildings Section, Buildings Plan Examination Manager: 717.787.3806
Boiler Section: 717.787.2923
Elevator Section: 717.787.3765
Accessibility Advisory Board: 717.787.3329
Department of State
State Architects Licensure Board
2601 North Third Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
License renewal cycle and fees: Licenses expire June 30 of every odd-numbered year. The board mails renewal notices 2 to 3 months prior to the license expiration date. Notices are mailed to the most recent address the licensee has reported to the Board. The Postal Service does not forward licenses. If you have not received your renewal notice information, you may download a copy of the renewal application from the State Architects Licensure Board website.
Pennsylvania Rural Development Council
506 Finance Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
The mission of the Pennsylvania Rural Development Council is to strengthen the capacity of rural Pennsylvania to prosper in a changing economic and social climate.
Department of Community & Economic Development
400 North Street, 4th Floor
Commonwealth Keystone Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225
Office of Community Development: 717.787.5327
The mission of the Department of Community and Economic Development is to foster opportunities for businesses and communities to succeed and thrive in a global economy, thereby enabling Pennsylvanians to achieve a superior quality of life. The Department ensures growth and development in our businesses and communities across Pennsylvania.
Department of Conservation & Natural Resources
Bureau of Facility Design and Construction
Rachel Carson State Office Building P.O. Box 8451
400 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8451
Phone: 717.787.2869 or 717.787.7398
Maintaining the infrastructure of DCNR is the job of Facility Design and Construction. The bureau’s engineers design and manage construction projects for bridges, water and sewage systems, swimming pools, beach areas and dams in the state parks and forests. Through four regional offices, technical support is also given, and bids are taken every year for the completion of many building projects.
Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
211 North Front Street
P.O. Box 8029, Harrisburg, PA 17105
In order to make the Commonwealth a better place to live while fostering community and economic development, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency provides capital for decent, safe and affordable homes and apartments for older adults, persons of modest means and those persons with special housing needs.
Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee
Room 630 Main Capitol Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120