Development Activities Meetings
OBID is a Registered Community Organization (RCO) with the City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning. The RCO designation provides OBID a formal role in the current development projects and neighborhood planning processes. Please use this platform to provide feedback on proposed developments and plans for Oakland projects requiring a public hearing and meet a development threshold.
Upcoming Developement Activities Meetings
There are no Development Activities Meetings scheduled at this time. Please continue to check back as we update these pages with new information.
Empower residents, property owners, business owners, and stakeholders with an opportunity to learn about proposals impacting the community and resolve concerns at an early stage of the application process.
What projects require a meeting?
A Development Activities Meeting is required for any development activity that occurs within the Oakland Business Improvemnet District that will require a City hearing and that meets at least one of the following thresholds:
- 2,400 sq.ft. of new or expanded structure
- new construction of 4+ residential units
- new or enlarged parking area with 10+ stalls
- use variances
- zoning map amendments
- project development plans
- planned developments – PLDP
- planned developments – FLDP
- master development plans
- institutional master plans
- an application to the Historic Review Commission
- an application to the Art Commission
Previously Reviewed Developments
Oakland June 24, 2021
Bates Street Rowhouses Demolition at 3400 block of Bates Street Report
About Registered Community Organizations (RCOs)
Community organizations often tackle a great variety of issues such as social services and community cleanups. Community organizations that are concerned with the development of the community can become a Registered Community Organization (RCO) in order to have a formal role in the current development projects as well as neighborhood planning processes.