RIV District Public Comment Draft

Updated Draft Now Available!

An updated Public Review Draft of the riverfront zoning is now available. You can download a copy by clicking here (updated 2/6/2018). The Draft Use Table is available to download by clicking here (updated 2/13/2018).

Drafts of the RIV Subdistrict and Height maps are also available for public review, and can be downloaded at the links below:

More information about the process to date can be found on our website, http://www.pghriverfrontzoning.com.

Riverfront Zoning Next Steps – Planning Commission Hearing

The proposed Riverfront Zoning is the subject of a Planning Commission Hearing on February 20th, 2018, starting at 2:00 PM. Based on the proposal and citizen input, Planning Commission will take action on the proposed zoning changes and make a recommendation to City Council. The Planning Commission requests citizen testimony, either in the form of oral testimony at the hearing or in writing.

The public hearing will be:

2:00 PM Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Civic Building, First Floor Hearing Room
200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (Downtown)

30-Day Comment Period and Feedback

The release of these drafts marks the start of a 30-day public comment period. It will last from January 20th to February 19th.

Please submit comments via email to andrea.lavinkossis@pittsburghpa.gov with the subject heading “RIV Comment.”

To ask questions, or set up a meeting for an in-person discussion, please call or email Andrea Lavin Kossis at 412.255.2223 or andrea.lavinkossis@pittsburghpa.gov.

Mailing Notification & Postings

Owners of property located within the proposed RIV zoning boundary, or within 150 of the proposed RIV boundary, will be receiving written notice of the proposed zoning change. In addition, City staff will be placing zone change notice posters throughout the area.