Office of Mayor William Peduto
Board of Appeals


The Board of Appeals acts on variances requested from the Uniform Construction Code adopted by the City of Pittsburgh. Under the auspices of the Department of Public Safety, the members of this board are appointed by the Mayor.

Governing Documents

Appointment Guidelines

Five members all appointed by Mayor of Pittsburgh

  • 1 Registered Architect
  • 1 Structural Engineer
  • 1 Fire Protection Engineer
  • 1 Mechanical Engineer
  • 1 Electrical Engineer


  • Alan Weiskopf, Chair - Architect                                                                                                                                                        
    • Term Expires 12/31/2013  
  • Anthony Molinaro, Mechanical and Fire Protection Engineer                
    • Term Expires 12/31/2006  
  • John Schneider, Structural Engineer                                                                                                                                                  
    • Term Expires 4/30/2005  
  • Ed Wunderley, Electrical Engineer                                                                                                                                                    
    • Term Expires                                                    
  • Joel Bernard, Architect                                                                                                                                                                        
    • erm Expires 2014 

Residency Requirements

Must be a City resident or have principal place of business in the City.


None, except $5 reimbursement for parking/transportation


Third Tuesday of every month

Contact Information

Department of Permits, Lisences, and Inspections
200 Ross St., 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
PLI Phone: 412-255-2715


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

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