Small Cell Aesthetic Standards

The Small Cell Aesthetic Standards document linked below outlines the City of Pittsburgh’s desire to maintain the aesthetics within the City, while allowing for an increase in the availability and quality of wireless broadband. 

This document applies to all small cell antenna applications for placement of new small cell antennas on City-owned and non-City-owned poles in the public right-of-way.  Applications that conform to these standards will be reviewed by the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure.  Any application that does not conform to these guidelines would additionally need to receive approval from the Art Commission prior to final approval.  


Small Cell Aesthetic Standards (.pdf)




Application Requirements 

General Design and Construction Standards 

General Location Criteria 

New and Replacement Poles 

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