Zoning Hearing Board

Attention Ross Residents and Members of the Public,

The Ross Township Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) Meeting on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, will be held in-person and online at 7PM.

View the Agenda

Zoom is available to watch and listen ONLY. If you would like to participate in the meeting, you MUST attend in-person. To watch and listen to the meeting, you must register for the webinar via Zoom - Register Here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join. You will need to download the application in order to view or listen.

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

Regular Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • 2nd Wednesday of Every Month
  • Board of Commissioner’s Board Room
    1000 Ross Municipal Drive
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237


  • Philip Little, Chairman
    Term Expires: December 31, 2026
  • Brandon Keller
    Term Expires: December 31, 2028
  • James R. Atzert, Secretary
    Term Expires: December 31, 2027
  • Tara Ann Howey
    Term Expires: December 31, 2024
  • Beth Schellhaas
    Term Expires: December 31, 2025
  • Barbara Frederick - Alternate
  • Catherine A. Conley, Esq.- Solicitor
  • Dominic J. Rickert - Board Liaison

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes Here

Member Details

The Zoning Hearing Board is a quasi-judicial board comprised of 5 members appointed by the Board of Commissioners, serving a 5 year term. ZHB decisions can be appealed to the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.


In accordance with the provisions and authority established through the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC) the Zoning Hearing Board hears appeals from the decisions of the Zoning Administrator, requests for variance/relief from zoning ordinances, special exceptions in accordance with the zoning ordinance, and the validity of any provision of the zoning or land use requirements. All applications must be turned in 28 days prior to meeting date.

Applications & Guidelines

Zoning Map

View a Zoning Map (PDF) of Ross Township.

Zoning Ordinances

Find Ross Township Zoning Ordinances.