Designated on-street loading zones are sometimes needed in
areas with limited parking and loading/unloading options. If your business is
in need of a designated on-street loading zone, please review the Loading
Zone Rules and Regulations to review requirements and fees associated with
establishing a loading zone.
To apply for a loading zone, visit https://ca.columbus.gov/ca/ to create an online profile. Once your profile is created, you will
need to complete a loading zone application by following the steps below.
- Under the Right of Way Section, click “Create
- Read and accept the disclaimer
- Click on “On-Street Loading Zone Permit” and
complete the application
Once your application is complete, city staff will review and make
certain everything is correct before creating an invoice. Once the invoice is
created and fees are entered into the system, you will receive an email telling
you to log back into the system and pay the required fees to process your
For a map of existing loading zones, please see the maps below.
If you have questions, please contact Parking Services at [email protected] or call 311 (614-645-3111).
Loading Zone Management Pilot Program
The city recently completed a six month loading zone
management pilot program with curbFlow to better manage access for loading and
unloading. For more information, click here