**IMPORTANT COUNCIL MEETING INFORMATION**
Council Chamber remains closed. All meetings are being held virtually.
City Council meetings will continue their schedule of Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 AM, unless otherwise noted. Meetings are streamed live on the City Channel Pittsburgh. You may also access older meeting videos online.
To register for public comment at Regular, Standing Committees meetings, and Public Hearings, please use the online Speaker Signup form, filling it out in its entirety. Or call the City Clerk's office at (412) 255-2138. Registration for Regular and Standing Committees meetings will close at 9 AM the morning of the meetings . Written comments may also be submitted via the City Clerk’s email, but are not usually read during meetings/hearings.
This process will be in effect until further notice.
City Council is the legislative branch of government. It carries out duties in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and the laws of the state, and is primarily responsible for making laws which govern the City of Pittsburgh. City Council proposes, debates, and votes on legislation governing and/or affecting the city. This body also approves appointments as provided by the Charter, regulates revenues and expenditures, incurs debt, and approves the final operating and capital budgets for the city. Council is responsible for the introduction of legislation generated by the administrative branch of city government. Council may also introduce legislation generated by individual Council Members or Council as a body.