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.



Meetings and Calendar:

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.

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  • Upcoming
  • Past
Meeting Date Title Agenda
3/03/2020 4:00PM GVC March 2020 Meeting
4/07/2020 4:00PM GVC April 2020 Meeting
5/05/2020 4:00PM GVC May 2020 Meeting
6/02/2020 4:00PM GVC June 2020 Meeting
Meeting Date Title Agenda Results/ Minutes
2/04/2020 GVC February 2020 Meeting Download
1/07/2020 GVC January 2020 Meeting Download Download
12/03/2019 GVC December 2019 Meeting Download Download
11/05/2019 GVC November 2019 Meeting Download Download
10/01/2019 GVC October 2019 Meeting Download Download
9/03/2019 GVC September 2019 Meeting Download Download
8/06/2019 GVC August 2019 Meeting Download Download
7/02/2019 GVC July 2019 Meeting Download Download
6/04/2019 GVC June 2019 Meeting Download Download
5/07/2019 GVC May 2019 Meeting Download Download
4/02/2019 GVC April 2019 Meeting Download Download
3/19/2019 GVC March 2019 Special Meeting Download Download
3/05/2019 GVC March 2019 Meeting Download Download
2/05/2019 GVC February 2019 Meeting Download Download
1/02/2019 GVC January 2019 Meeting Download Download
12/04/2018 GVC December 2018 Meeting Download Download