German Village Commission
The German Village Commission and the German Village Historic District were established by Ordinance # 976-60 and 1221-60 in 1960. The Commission Guidelines were adopted in 1989. The German Village 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 German Village Historic District.
The Commission considers applications and issues Certificates of Appropriateness for exterior alterations at properties located within the German Village Historic District boundaries, pursuant to Columbus City Code chapters 3116 and 3119 and the German Village District Guidelines.
Connie Torbeck, Assistant Historic Preservation Officer
Meetings and Calendar:
Revisions to the German Village Commission bylaws will be brought to the German Village Commission for consideration at its regular May 1 meeting at 4 pm at 111. N. Front Street, Hearing Room. These revisions will conform the German Village Commission bylaws with section 3119.07 of Columbus City Code, and are shown on page 3 of the attached document.
Meetings are generally held on the first Tuesday 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 held on the last Tuesday of every month at the City of Columbus, 111 N. Front St., 3rd Floor in room 312 at 12:00 p.m.
Please note: Meeting dates and locations are subject to change or cancellation. You are encouraged to contact the Historic Preservation Office for confirmation.