- Restaurants - Click here for link to Forest Hills businesses including restaurants
Codes & Regulations - The borough follows the
Construction Code as established in Chapter 5 of the Forest Hills Code
of Ordinances. For a complete list of all borough codes
including Chapter 5 click on the CODES
link here. For information on related fees see the borough fee resolution at the bottom of the CODES page (for a brief summary of fees from the fee resolution see the Summary of Fees & Deposits at the FORMS page).
Contact the borough building inspector for all questions and
regulations related to building and zoning permits at (412) 351-7330 x
- BUS TRANSPORTATION through the borough is operated by
Port Authority Transit (PAT). For information on
bus schedules and fares go to the Port Authority of Allegheny County
website. Many buses access downtown Pittsburgh via
the Martin Luther King Busway, an exclusive bus only road.
Others use the Parkway East (I-376) or local highways.
Once in town, light rail service is available for free at 4
downtown subway stops. Look for the "T" sign for the location
of subway stops or check with the Port Authority for information and
fares. The "T" takes people to Station Square and the South
Hills of Pittsburgh with the terminus at South Hills Village Shopping
Center. At either end of Station Square, riders can find the
Monongahela (or "Mon") Incline or the Duquesne Incline to access the
restaurants, shops and scenic views on Mt. Washington. The
Mon Incline is operated by the Port Authority and located near the
Station Square "T" stop. The Duquesne Incline is operated by
for the Preservation of The Duquesne Heights Incline.
Access to the Duquesne Incline is best by bus or car along
West Carson Street.
- The FLIVVER is a mini bus that serves Forest Hills
and is available for use by Senior Citizens to take them to the store,
beauty salon, doctor's appointments and other Forest Hills locations.
It typically runs Monday through Friday (10 AM - 3:45 PM)
and on Sunday mornings for Church services. During
operating hours, Forest Hills seniors may call the Flivver driver at
412-519-3955 to schedule a pick up. It is sponsored by
Forest Hills Community Service, a non profit organization, which may
be contacted via the borough office (412-351-7330). The
Flivver is staffed by volunteers (drivers must be 25 years of age or
older with a current driver's license) and new drivers are always
needed. The Flivver service relies on contributions to offset
costs (send contributions in care of Forest Hills Community Service,
2071 Ardmore Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15221)
- TAXI SERVICE - the Pittsburgh area is served by several
cab companies, with Yellow Cab (412-321-8100) and Peoples Cab
(412-441-3200) the two largest. Others can be found in the
Pittsburgh area yellow pages under "taxi." Call for service
is available 24/7 and is the preferred way to hail a cab. If in
Pittsburgh or at the airport, you may also find an available cab at a