IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS ON NEW APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR A CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS OR APPROVAL AND UPDATES ON COMMISSION HEARINGS
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.
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 www.youtube.com/cityofcolumbus
For additional information and to learn how to participate, visit www.columbus.gov/planning/hpdra
Victorian Village Commission
The Victorian Village Commission and the Victorian Village Historic District were established by Ordinance # 1788-73 in 1973. The Commission Guidelines were adopted in 1989. The Victorian 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 Victorian Village Historic District.
The Commission considers applications and issues Certificates of Appropriateness for exterior alterations at properties located within the Victorian Village Historic District boundaries, pursuant to Columbus City Code chapters 3116 and 3119 and the Victorian Village District Guidelines. The High Street corridor within Victorian Village and Italian Village is covered by the Short North Design Guidelines, which provide a unified framework for reviewing projects in this vibrant area.
Meetings and Calendar:
Regular meetings are generally held the second Wednesday of the month at the City of Columbus, 111 N. Front St., 2nd Floor Hearing Room, starting at 6:00 p.m (start time will change to 4 pm for July meeting).
Business meetings are generally held two weeks previous to the commission hearing at the City of Columbus, 111 N. Front St., 3rd Floor in room 312 at 12:00 p.m. Please see the meeting calendar for exact dates, times and locations.
PUBLIC NOTICE: Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, beginning on May 16, 2020 and until further notice, all commission and board meetings staffed by the Planning Division will be held in a digital format with members attending via WebEx. For additional information and to learn how to participate, visit www.columbus.gov/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.