DEPARTMENT OF CITY PLANNING

City of Pittsburgh Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act

City of Pittsburgh Policy on Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Disability

In accordance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the City of Pittsburgh does not discriminate against individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities. If you are a person with a disability and require information or materials in an appropriate alternative format or if you require any other accommodation please contact the City staff. Advance notification will help to ensure the City is able to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility. You may also contact the City ADA Coordinator.

Employment

The City of Pittsburgh does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations under the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the ADA.

Effective Communication

Upon request, the City of Pittsburgh will generally provide appropriate aids and services to ensure effective communication for persons with disabilities so that they can participate equally in its programs, services, and activities.

Modifications

The City of Pittsburgh will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to enjoy its programs services, and activities.

While the ADA does not require a governmental entity to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs and services or impose an undue financial or administrative burden, the City of Pittsburgh strives be inclusive of all people in its programs, services, and activities.

The City of Pittsburgh will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy.

ADA Coordinator

Anyone who requires an accommodation for effective communication or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity provided by the City of Pittsburgh should contact the City ADA Coordinator as soon as possible but no later than two business days before the event. Please include a completed ADA Accommodations Request Form.

City of Pittsburgh ADA Coordinator
Hillary Roman
200 Ross St, 4th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Remote Ph: (412) 301-7041
Office Ph: (412) 255-2102 int.457
Hillary.Roman@pittsburghpa.gov

Please complete the ADA Grievance Form if you have made a request for ADA accommodations and do not agree with the outcome. This form will initiate a grievance with the City of Pittsburgh which will be addressed within 15 days