Planning Commission

Attention Ross Residents and Members of the Public,

The Ross Township Planning Commission meeting on Thursday, December 17, 2020, will be held online at 7PM.

Residents and community members can watch or listen to the meeting via RingCentral webinar.

If you would like to watch, listen, or participate with the meeting, you must register for the webinar via RingCentral webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for how to join. You will need to download the application in order to view, listen or comment.

We will not be accepting comments or questions through RingCentral’s chat feature during the meeting.

If you have issues registering for RingCentral or you would just like to call in and listen to the meeting without registering, please call 412-931-7055 for assistance.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation, patience, and continued understanding.

You can view the agenda here.

Regular Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • 4th Thursday of every month
  • Board of Commissioner’s Board Room
    1000 Ross Municipal Drive
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • James M. Wigal, Chairman
    Term expires: December 31, 2022
  • John Sample, Vice-Chairman
    Term expires: December 31, 2022
  • Bridget Watson-O’Brien, Secretary
    Term expires: December 31, 2022
  • Joseph Argenas
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Jennifer Deemer
    Term expires: December 31, 2023

  • Daniel Elder
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • William Grady
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Edward Nassan
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Lauren Hergert
    Term expires: December 31, 2023
  • Travis Stanczyk, P.E., Gibson-Thomas Engineers
  • Dominic J. Rickert, Board Liaison

Member Details

The Planning Commission is comprised of nine full-time Township residents as appointed by the Township Board of Commissioners.  Each member serves a 4-year term.


The Planning Commission serves as a review and recommending body to the Board of Commissioners on Land Development, Subdivision, and Conditional Use applications as well as Zoning amendments.

Applications must be submitted to the Department of Community Development no later than 21 days prior to the regularly scheduled monthly Planning Commission meeting. Incomplete applications will be returned to the applicant.

More Information

View applications, submittal guidelines, fees and other requirements: