Brewery District Commission

The Brewery District Commission and the Brewery District were established by Ordinance # 504-93 in 1993. The Commission Guidelines were adopted in 1996.The Brewery District 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 Brewery District.

The Commission considers applications and issues Certificates of Appropriateness for exterior alterations at properties within the Brewery District boundaries, pursuant to Columbus City Code chapters 3116 and 3119 and the Brewery District Guidelines.

Those looking to submit an application for review by the Brewery District Commission should refer to the Information for Applicants resource for details on the process. The blank application form is linked below.

Meetings and Calendar:

Meetings are generally held on the first Thursday 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 prior to the Hearing each month at the City of Columbus, 111 N. Front St., 2nd Floor in room 204 (Hearing Room) at 12:00 p.m. Please see the meeting calendar for exact dates, times and locations. Hearings may be live streamed at

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

Additional information on how to participate or view a meeting as well as requesting meeting accommodations can be found here.


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2023 BDC Meeting Schedule | Application Form | Guidelines| City Code| Bylaws| BDC Roster

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Meeting Date Title Agenda
10/05/2023 4:00pm BDC October 2023 Meeting - CANCELED Download
11/02/2023 4:00pm BDC November 2023 Meeting
12/07/2023 4:00pm BDC December 2023 Meeting
Meeting Date Title Agenda Results/ Minutes
9/14/2023 BDC September 2023 Special Meeting Download
9/07/2023 BDC September 2023 Meeting - CANCELED Download
8/03/2023 BDC August 2023 Meeting Download Download
7/06/2023 BDC July 2023 Meeting Download Download
6/01/2023 BDC June 2023 Meeting Download Download
5/04/2023 BDC May 2023 Meeting Download Download
4/06/2023 BDC April 2023 Meeting Download Download
3/02/2023 BDC March 2023 Meeting -CANCELLED Download
2/02/2023 BDC February 2023 Meeting Download Download
1/05/2023 BDC January 2023 Meeting Download Download
12/01/2022 BDC December 2022 Meeting Download Download
11/03/2022 BDC November 2022 Meeting Download
10/06/2022 BDC October 2022 Meeting Download Download
7/07/2022 BDC July 2022 Meeting Download