Council Holds Business Regulation and License Code Public Hearing
Wednesday, January 24
90 W. Broad St.
is holding a public hearing to discuss upcoming legislation to regulate certain
commercial activity on public property during special events. In connection with the upcoming 2018
NCAA Women’s Final Four, the proposed legislation would authorize a portion of
the Downtown area to be designated as a "Clean Zone."
“Clean Zone” is a geographically defined boundary for which a special permit is
required to lawfully sell or distribute licensed and/or special event related
services or goods during a limited and specific time period.
purpose of this zone is to preserve the health and safety of all citizens,
visitors and participants, to preserve the aesthetic qualities of the Downtown
area, and to prohibit “ambush marketing.”
interested citizens are invited to offer public testimony. Comments are limited
to three minutes. Anyone wishing to address City Council on this matter must
fill out a speaker slip between 8am-5pm on the day of the hearing at
Columbus City Hall.
hearing will be broadcast on CTV, Columbus’ cable access channel and available
to live stream on columbus.gov/ctv and the MyColumbus App.