Any previously mailed applications are currently being processed.
The Governor’s phased-in approach to re-opening indicates I can operate my business at a maximum of 50% of my regular occupancy limit in the yellow phase and 75% in the green phase, how do I calculate my occupancy limit?
As Pennsylvania moves to re-open businesses and public spaces, the Commonwealth's phased approach to re-opening includes guidance on the maximum occupancy for many types of businesses.
More information on determining your location's maximum occupancy can be found on our COVID-19 Re-opening Occupancy Guidance page. Restaurants should also refer to the Guidance for Businesses in the Restaurant Industry for additional information about safely seating patrons.
Applications are processed on a first come, first serve basis. Current processing time for submitted applications is two to four weeks.
Please contact BOIS at UCCBOIS@pa.gov or 717-787-6085 to check on the status of an application. Please provide the name of the individual seeking certification, their UCC Certification number (if renewing) and the check number as well the individual/company name that was listed on the check that was submitted with the application.
No, the printing and mailing of UCC Certification cards are currently suspended. Once the building re-opens, the cards for all processed UCC Certifications will be printed and mailed. Use BOIS's listing of Certified Code Officials as proof of certification in the interim: https://www.dli.pa.gov/ucc/Pages/Certified-Code-Officials.aspx.
NOTE: For individuals that need an unofficial copy of their certification cards emailed to them in the interim, please email your request to
Please visit our Uniform Construction Code website, which includes our forms, fees and contact information, at https://www.dli.pa.gov/ucc/Pages/default.aspx.