Due to the COVID-19 protective guidelines set forth by the federal, state, and local governments, Council Chamber remains closed.
City Council will resume their meeting schedule of Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 AM. You can view the Live stream on the City’s YouTube Channel. You may also access the meetings videos online. Meetings will be replayed on the City Channel Pittsburgh at 7 PM Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please check your local listings for channel information.
To register to speak at Tuesdays’ Regular and Wednesdays’ Standing Committees meetings, please call the City Clerk's office at (412) 255-2138.
From there, you’ll be given the phone number and access code to join the meeting for public comment. Comments may still be submitted via email to City Clerk’s Office by 4:30 PM Mondays to be included in the Council’s official meeting record.
This process will be in effect until further notice..
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Welcome to City Council

City Council is the legislative branch of government. It carries out duties in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and the laws of the state, and is primarily responsible for making laws which govern the City of Pittsburgh. City Council proposes, debates, and votes on legislation governing and/or affecting the city. This body also approves appointments as provided by the Charter, regulates revenues and expenditures, incurs debt, and approves the final operating and capital budgets for the city. Council is responsible for the introduction of legislation generated by the administrative branch of city government. Council may also introduce legislation generated by individual Council Members or Council as a body.



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