Zoning Code

What is Pittsburgh's Zoning Code?

The City of Pittsburgh Zoning Code, first written in 1958 and updated February 1, 1999, regulates land use and activities within the City boundaries.  Through regulation of private land, the code seeks to promote neighborhood revitalization, encourage a mix of uses, and support increased density to for transit oriented development.  The City of Pittsburgh Zoning Code is maintained online by Municode.com and can be found here under Title Nine.

Tips for using the HTML version of the code:

  • On the Municode.com website, look or scroll down the information in the left-side navigation bar until you see the TITLE NINE: - ZONING CODE.
    • Click the TITLE NINE: - ZONING CODE link.


The Subdivison Regulations and Standards of the City Planning Commission adopted in March 2007.