Department of City Planning
Public Hearing: Flood Plain Zoning

The Planning Commission has initiated a Zoning Code amendment, proposing an changes to the Flood Plain Overlay District section of the Zoning Code by adopting federally compliant regulations in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Program. Click for details on the July 22 hearing.

Interactive Zoning & Parcel Map

Check out our interactive zoning and parcel map, which allows you to easily identify zoning districts and parcels throughout the City of Pittsburgh.

Simply zoom to or search for the area you're interested in and click--the info you need will pop right up.

Map courtesy of the Geographic Information Systems division.

Need Development Advice?

DCP offers pre-application meetings to advise and inform applicants of the City’s development review process as it relates to planning and zoning. Approval from the Zoning Department is the first step to obtaining a building permit in Pittsburgh.

If you've got a project in mind but don't know where to start, we can help you navigate the development review process successfully!

Take our Vacant Lot Survey Today!

The Vacant Lot Survey's goal is to better understand the needs of City residents who currently use or would like to use vacant lands throughout the City.  This will help to develop City policies and procedures that streamline the process to achieve successful vacant lot projects.

We appreciate your time in completing this survey, and telling us your vacant lot story.

Penn Circle Street Name Changes

As part of the ongoing revitalization of East Liberty, the City is removing the Penn Circle name from streets in the neighborhood and reverting to historic street names. The new street names and addresses are in effect immediately. Click below for important details about the project.

Receive Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment Agendas via email

To receive the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment agendas via email, please contact Dolores Hanna at dolores.hanna@pittsburghpa.gov or 412-255-2473.  Please specify which agenda (or both).  Please note that the agendas are also available online here for Planning Commission and here for Zoning Board of Adjustment. 

posted 7/16/14 @ 3:49 pm
DCP seeking consultants for Vacant Lot Toolkit
The City of Pittsburgh, Department of City Planning (DCP) is accepting proposals for a one-time 
contract to perform certain professional services (consulting) work for the City involving policy 
research and development around the potential reuse of vacant land and a resident guide to the 
reuse of vacant land that combined are known as the Vacant Lot Toolkit.
posted 7/16/14 @ 10:12 am

Courtesy of the Geographic Information Systems division of the Department of City Planning, an interactive map of Pittsburgh Zoning and Parcel information has been made available.

posted 5/23/13 @ 1:00 pm

City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning
200 Ross Street, Fourth Floor | Pittsburgh, PA 15219 | 412-255-2200 | E-mail

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