For information on new application deadlines for a Certificate of Appropriateness (or Approval) for June, and additional information on a new application review process, visit here.

For additional information and to learn how to participate, visit

Italian Village Commission

The Italian Village Commission and the Italian Village Historic District were established by Ordinance # 1579-73 in 1973. The Commission Guidelines were adopted in 1990. The Italian 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 Italian Village Historic District.

The Commission considers applications and issues Certificates of Appropriateness for exterior alterations at properties located within the Italian Village Historic District boundaries, pursuant to Columbus City Code chapters 3116 and 3119 the Italian Village District Guidelines. The High Street corridor within Italian Village and Victorian Village is covered by the Short North Design Guidelines, which provide a unified framework for reviewing projects in this vibrant area.

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Meetings and Calendar:

Meetings are generally held on the second 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 generally held two weeks previous to the commission hearing at the City of Columbus, 111 N. Front St., 2nd Floor in room 204 at 12:00 p.m.

Public Notice: Beginning on July 1, 2021, all commission and board meetings staffed by the Planning Division will return to meeting in-person. Members of the public wishing to address a commission or board will be required to attend the meeting in-person. Hearings may be live streamed at

For additional information and to learn how to participate, visit https://city.ektedit.columbus.local/planning/hpdra

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

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Meeting Date Title Agenda
2/14/2023 4:00pm IVC February 2023 Meeting Download
3/14/2023 4:00pm IVC March 2023 Meeting
4/11/2023 4:00pm IVC April 2023 Meeting
5/09/2023 4:00pm IVC May 2023 Meeting
6/13/2023 4:00pm IVC June 2023 Meeting
7/11/2023 4:00pm IVC July 2023 Meeting
8/08/2023 4:00pm IVC August 2023 Meeting
9/12/2023 4:00pm IVC September 2023 Meeting
10/10/2023 4:00pm IVC October 2023 Meeting
11/14/2023 4:00pm IVC November 2023 Meeting
12/12/2023 4:00pm IVC December 2023 Meeting
Meeting Date Title Agenda Results/ Minutes
1/10/2023 IVC January 2023 Meeting Download
12/13/2022 IVC December 2022 Meeting Download
11/08/2022 IVC November 2022 Meeting Download Download
10/11/2022 IVC October 2022 Meeting Download Download
9/13/2022 IVC September 2022 Meeting Download Download
8/09/2022 IVC August 2022 Meeting Download Download
7/12/2022 IVC July 2022 Meeting Download Download
6/14/2022 IVC June 2022 Meeting Download Download
5/10/2022 IVC May 2022 Meeting Download Download
4/12/2022 IVC April 2022 Meeting Download Download
3/08/2022 IVC March 2022 Meeting Download Download
2/22/2022 IVC February 2022 Meeting Download Download
1/11/2022 IVC January 2022 Meeting - Canceled Download