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OPENSPACEPGH Adopted by Planning Commission

OPENSPACEPGH is the open space, parks, and recreation component of PLANPGH, the City of Pittsburgh's first-ever comprehensive plan.

OPENSPACEPGH was formally adopted by the Pittsburgh Planning Commission on July 9, 2013.  As a component of PLANPGHOPENSPACEPGH and its recommendations are now officially recognized by the City--the work of implementing the many recommendations of the plan is already underway, and will continue for years to come.  We'll also be making sure the other PLANPGH components to follow work well with those of OPENSPACEPGH.

Stay tuned as we update the OPENSPACEPGH page with lots more information and tools that will help to guide the plan's progress for years to come.

Thanks to everyone who participated in the OPENSPACEPGH process over the last couple of years.  We couldn't have done it without all the great input from the public at the various meetings, focus groups, and online interactions we've had.  OPENSPACEPGH is your plan, so be sure to stay involved, and check out the plan's recommendations to see how you can help make Pittsburgh the best place it can be!

There is a lot more PLANPGH work to do!  To view information about all other PLANPGH events, click the "outreach events" button in the menu bar above.


OPENSPACEPGH consists of a standalone executive summary (coming soon) as well as a complete "Library" document with all the background information, studies, policies, and other information.  The documents shown below were adopted by the City of Pittsburgh Planning Commission on July 9, 2013 (CPC #1 of 2013).

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All PLANPGH documents should be accesible for audible screen reading software--if you have difficulties in properly accessing the documents and need further assistance, please contact ADA Coordinator Richard Meritzer (412-255-2102,

NOTE:  While the format, design, and other visual aspects of the document(s) may be updated over time, the text content of the plan document(s) will remain as approved by the Pittsburgh Planning Commission in July 2013 unless DCP is directed by the Commission to make formal ammendments.

posted 7/09/13 @ 3:59 pm
William Peduto, Mayor | Ray Gastil, AICP, Acting Director
City of Pittsburgh | Department of City Planning
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