Building and Fire Codes Appeals and Advisory Board

Meetings are held as needed.

 The Building and Fire Codes Appeals and Advisory Board (BFCAAB) conducts public hearings concerning any appeal from a decision or interpretation of the Building and Fire Codes.

    The Board also
  • determines the suitability of alternate materials and types of construction,
  • interprets provisions of the Building and Fire Prevention Codes,
  • reviews proposed revisions to said Codes,
  • reviews the present and projected policies and procedures of enforcement,
  • submits advice and recommendations to the Board of Commissioners in connection therewith, and
  • advises the Township Manager concerning the enforcement and administration of these Codes.

Each Board Members is a full-time resident and qualified elector of the Township of Upper St. Clair. Members are appointed by the Board of Commissioners to serve for a 3-year term.

Current Board Members and Term Expiration Dates

Member Term Expires
Michael P. McDonnell 12/31/19
Anthony L. Pitassi, Chair 12/31/21
David J. McLean, Vice Chair 12/31/20
James A. Sampey 12/31/19
Robert T. Stevens, Jr.
Alternate (Open) 12/31/21


Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 8:30 AM in the Board of Commissioners Meeting Room, on an “as needed” basis.

Interested persons can view the following pdf files available for download:



Department of Administration

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

P. 412-831-9000

F. 412-831-9882

1820 McLaughlin Run Road  Upper St. Clair, PA 15241