Office of Mayor William Peduto
Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA)


The Board meets weekly to hear appeals to consider granting variances or special exceptions to the Zoning Ordinance. The Board of Adjustment is a three member panel appointed by the Mayor. One of the appointees must be a lawyer.

Governing Documents

Appointment Guidelines

Three members

  • All appointed by Mayor of Pittsburgh
  • 1 member must also serve on City Planning Commission
  • 1 member must be a lawyer.


  • Alice Mitinger, Chair
    • Term Expires 12/31/2014  
  • LaShawn Burton-Faulk
    • Term Expires 12/31/2015
  • John J. Richardson
    • Term Expires 12/31/2016

Residency Requirements



$1,083.00 per month.


Contact Information

  • General Information Phone: 412-255-2214
  • For Information on Zoning Board Agendas, contact Dolores Hanna, 412-255-2473,


The Office of Mayor William Peduto
512 City County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-255-2626

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