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The registry for domestic partnerships is administered by the City Clerk and intended to reduce the administrative burden on businesses and public institutions to define and certify the existence of a relationship. Verification is needed for matters such as health insurance, hospital visitation rights and authorization to pick up children after school.Ordinance 1584-2012 enacted section 229 of the Columbus City Code to implement registration requirements and procedures.
Information FilesDomestic Partnership Registry: Frequently Asked QuestionsApplication to Register a Domestic PartnershipForm to Terminate a Registered Domestic PartnershipLegislation Report Ordinance File Number: 1584-2012