Board of Appeals

Under the provisions of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code, a property owner or their agent may file a variance request with the Board of Appeals. The Board accepts variances for the following reasons:

  • The true intent of the Uniform Construction Code was incorrectly interpreted.
  • The provisions of the Uniform Construction Code do not apply.
  • An equivalent form of construction is to be used.

Filing a Variance

In order to file a variance, please submit a "Building Appeal" via the OneStopPGH portal.  the following will be required:

The agenda deadline for each hearing is the first working day of that month. After the application is processed, a hearing date will be assigned. 

Applicants are responsible for providing copies of all materials, other than the completed application form, for Board members.

Please see the Board's Bylaws and Rules and Regulations for further information.

Hearing Schedule and Agendas

Please see each agenda for a weblink to register for the virtual meeting for each hearing.








2017 Agendas

2016 Agendas