Brewery District Commission

The Brewery District Commission and the Brewery District were established by Ordinance # 504-93 in 1993. The Commission Guidelines were adopted in 1996.The Brewery District Commission consists of seven (7) mayoral appointees who serve without compensation.  It is the duty of the Commission to preserve, protect, and enhance the unique architectural and historical features of the Brewery District.

The Commission considers applications and issues Certificates of Appropriateness for exterior alterations at properties within the Brewery District boundaries, pursuant to Columbus City Code chapters 3116 and 3119 and the Brewery District Guidelines.

Those looking to submit an application for review by the Brewery District Commission should refer to the Information for Applicants resource for details on the process. The blank application form is linked below.

Meeting Information

Meeting Date:
10/06/2022 @ 4:00pm
Application Deadline:
2022 October BDC Agenda

Meeting Results

2022 BDC October Meeting Minutes

Meetings and Calendar:

Meetings are generally held on the first Thursday of the month at the City of Columbus, 111 N. Front St., 2nd Floor in room 204 (Hearing Room), starting at 4:00 p.m.

Business meetings are generally held two weeks prior to the Hearing each month at the City of Columbus, 111 N. Front St., 2nd Floor in room 204 (Hearing Room) at 12:00 p.m. Please see the meeting calendar for exact dates, times and locations. Hearings may be live streamed at

Please note: Meeting dates and locations are subject to change or cancellation. You are encouraged to contact the Historic Preservation Office for confirmation.

Additional information on how to participate or view a meeting as well as requesting meeting accommodations can be found here.


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