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Code Enforcement defines an inoperable vehicle as a vehicle that has an expired or missing license plate, has broken windows, more than one flat tire, or is obviously missing parts needed for the car to run.
An area commission is an advisory body that exists to work with City departments, businesses, and citizens to improve a given area and maintain the characteristics of the area in which they operate. In 2010, there were 16 different area commissions within the City, all of which are listed in Chapter 3111 of the City Code.
A Certificate of Appropriateness is requires when any exterior rennovations, repairs, or alterations are made. Some of these items include, but aren't limited to:
If you are unsure, contact the City of Columbus Historic Preservation Officer.
Here is a map of the existing Historic Districts:
If you are unsure of live in a historic district, you can contact the
Code Enforcement Supervisor
who manages the area in which you live.