View PDF versions of document drafts, presentations, and reports by clicking the links below. You can also download these documents to your computer by right-clicking each link and choosing the “save link as” option.
Drafts & Process Documents
- Sections 905.04 (RIV Zoning Text) and 915 (Performance Points Details) (2MB)
- The Use Table (<1MB)
- The Master Document (3MB), which includes all sections of the Code that will be updated in relation to the RIV (Section 905.04)
- 905.04 – Proposed Riverfront Zoning (2MB)
- Summary of Edits Since 2/06 (<1MB)
- 915.07 – Bonus Points Details (<1MB)
- Updated Use Table (<1MB)
- RIV District and District Height Maps by Area
- Three Rivers – District Map (4MB) | District Height Map (3MB)
- Ohio River – District Map (3MB) | District Height Map (2MB)
- Allegheny River 1 – District Map (6MB) | District Height Map (2MB)
- Allegheny River 2 – District Map (4MB) | District Height Map (2MB)
- Monongahela River 1 – District Map (5MB) | District Height Map (2MB)
- Monongahela River 2 – District Map (2MB) | District Height Map (1MB)
- Economic Impact Study:
“Estimated Total Economic Impact and Direct Tax Revenue Generation of Different Potential Waterfront Uses”(<1MB) – December 2017
A comparison of the direct spending, employment opportunities, economic impacts and tax revenues generated by different potential uses along Pittsburgh’s waterfronts using 13 generalized business categories.
- Zoning Recommendations Report (3MB) – September 2017
The Zoning Recommendations Report builds upon the earlier work discussed in the Assessment Report (April 2017), as well as numerous interactions with stakeholders. It outlines preliminary approaches and recommendations for a new Riverfront Zoning District.
- Assessment Report (15MB) – April 2017
The Assessment Report is the first step toward determining what zoning approach is best to create a permanent riverfront zoning district for the City of Pittsburgh. It presents an understanding of the existing conditions and the various concerns – the existing land use and zoning patterns along the three rivers, obstacles to physical and visual access to the rivers, the City’s previously adopted policies and goals for the riverfront, and current stakeholder input on key issues to determine a general course of action.
Presentations & Displays
- 3/6 Presentation to Planning Commission (3MB) – March 2018
- Planning Commission Hearing Presentation (15MB) – February 2018
- Presentation to Strip District 01-24-18 (1MB) – January 2018
- Open House Display Banners (~20MB) – December 2017
- Open House Presentation (3MB) – December 2017
- Open House Displays (15MB) – September 2017
- Open House Presentation (3MB) – September 2017
Waterfronts that Work Summit – March 16, 2017
Informative Plans & Reports
Relevant plans and reports, completed previously, are linked below. These plans and reports continue to inform the creation of new riverfront zoning for the City of Pittsburgh.
- ReLeaf Lawrenceville
- ReLeaf Manchester / Chateau
- Upper Lawrenceville Community Visioning Plan
- Numerous plans, including “A Guide to Riverfront Development (2014),” “Strip District Riverfront Park Vision Plan (2016),” “Allegheny Riverfront Green Boulevard Plan (2013),” and “Allegheny Riverfront Vision Plan (2010),” among others, are all available on Riverlife’s Resources Page.