Notice of Cancellation of Upcoming Development/Planning Division Board, Commission, and Panel Meetings

Many of you have spent the last few days listening and learning about the Covid-19 virus from our civic leaders. The Development Department has also been monitoring the information and will be following the guidelines provided by our city, county, and state health officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  As the Governor and Mayor have directed, we need to limit people’s potential exposure to this virus at all costs. As we cannot limit the number of people that choose to attend a board, commission, or panel meeting, nor can we determine the health of any attendee, we have made the decision to cancel all commission, board, and panel meetings staffed by the Planning Division of the Department of Development through April 14, 2020.  Due to the health emergency and reduced staff, staff will not be reviewing or processing any applications at this time.  We regret any inconvenience these cancellations may cause.  Planning will tentatively schedule any existing applications for the first currently scheduled meeting after April 14.   It is important visit the Planning Division’s website for updates on this and other related matters:  Please anticipate delays on the processing of previously submitted applications and the issuance of Certificates of Appropriateness and Approvals. 

Big Darby Accord Advisory Panel April 14, 2020 CANCELLED
Columbus Art Commission March 18, 2020 CANCELLED
Brewery District Commission (Business Meeting), March 26, 2020 CANCELLED
Brewery District Commission April 2, 2020 CANCELLED
Downtown Commission March 24, 2020 CANCELLED
East Franklinton Review Board March 25, 2020 CANCELLED
German Village Commission (Business Meeting) March 31, 2020 CANCELLED
German Village Commission April 7, 2020 CANCELLED
Historic Resources Commission March 19, 2020 CANCELLED
Historic Resources Commission (Business Meeting) April 9, 2020 CANCELLED
Italian Village Commission (Business Meeting) April 7, 2020 CANCELLED
Italian Village Commission April 14, 2020 CANCELLED
Rocky Fork Blacklick Accord Panel March 19, 2020 CANCELLED
University Impact District Review Board March 26, 2020 CANCELLED
Victorian Village Commission (Business Meeting) April 1, 2020 CANCELLED
Victorian Village Commission April 8, 2020 CANCELLED



About Us A few words about how the Planning Division is engaged with the city. - learn more

Adopted Plans Adopted plans apply to specific geographies. Plans are adopted by City Council to guide development within the city. - learn more

Advisory Panels The Planning Division serves as staff to 2 separate advisory panels which include the Darby Accord and Rocky Fork-Blacklick Accord Panels - learn more

Annexation Municipal annexation is the territorial expansion of a municipality's corporate boundaries.  - learn more

Columbus Citywide Planning Policies (C2P2) Columbus Citywide Planning Policies (C2P2) serve as a framework for land use planning in the city of Columbus. - learn more

Columbus Planning Academy The Columbus Planning Academy (CPA) is designed to educate community members about land use planning in the city of Columbus. CPA will answer questions like "What is land use planning? How does it work? and How does it benefit my community?" - learn more

Current Projects Learn more about Planning Division current projects

Historic Preservation and Design Review Areas This page provides information on Columbus historic preservation and design review areas, including instructions on how to apply for a Certificate of Appropriateness or Certificate of Approval in those areas. - learn more

Maps and Data Maps of Columbus available for download. - learn more

Planning Documents Library Welcome to the Document Library for the City of Columbus Planning Division. This library contains a collection of documents provided and maintained by the City of Columbus Planning Division pertaining to projects, programs and other initiatives. - learn more

Public Art The Columbus Art Commission (CAC) was appointed in 2009. It has statutory authority over the design and placement of all works of art to be acquired by the city, placed on land owned or leased by the city, or placed anywhere in the public right‐of‐way.  - learn more

Urban Infrastructure Recovery Fund (UIRF) The UIRF program was established in 1992 to address capital improvement needs in central city neighborhoods. UIRF is one of several avenues for pursuing capital improvements in neighborhoods.  - learn more