Office of Mayor William Peduto
Board of Appeals


The Board of Appeals acts on variances requested from the Uniform Construction Code adopted by the City of Pittsburgh. Under the auspices of the Department of Public Safety, the members of this board are appointed by the Mayor.

Governing Documents

City Code Title Ten, Chapter 1002.2, IBC Amendments, Appendix B

Appointment Guidelines

5 members - Appointed by Mayor of Pittsburgh

  • 1 Registered Architect
  • 1 Structural Engineer
  • 1 Fire Protection Engineer
  • 1 Mechanical Engineer
  • 1 Electrical Engineer


  • Alan Weiskopf, Chair - Architect                                                                                                                                                          Term Expires 12/31/2013  
  • Anthony Molinaro, Mechanical and Fire Protection Engineer                                                                                                              Term Expires 12/31/2006  
  • John Schneider, Structural Engineer                                                                                                                                                  Term Expires 4/30/2005  
  • Ed Wunderley, Electrical Engineer                                                                                                                                                       Term Expires                                                    
  • Joel Bernard, Architect                                                                                                                                                                         Term Expires 2014 

Residency Requirements

Must be a City resident or have principal place of business in the City.


None, except $5 reimbursement for parking/transportation


Third Tuesday of every month

Contact Information

Phone: 412-255-2963

Department of Permits, Lisences, and Inspections, 200 Ross St., 3rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

PLI Phone: 412-255-2715


The Office of Mayor William Peduto
512 City County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-255-2626

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