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Contact Info Parking Services
2700 Impound Lot Road  
Columbus, OH 43207  
Office : (614) 645-6400    
Fax : (614) 645-7357  
Email : 311

Parking Variance Review Guidelines

The Division of Parking Services is committed to providing accessible, equitable and predictable mobility and parking options for all residents, guests and visitors. The Division aims to manage congestion, increase mobility options and manage parking, while preserving the uniqueness of our neighborhoods for all to enjoy. These guidelines were created in an effort to standardize the parking variance process and provide current parking availability data to Parking Services staff to make data driven decisions about supporting or not supporting a parking variance request.

These guidelines set forth the procedure for reviewing proposed variances to parking code-requirements within the zoning review process. Variances are often required to provide context-sensitive solutions for proposed developments that are unable to meet the code-required minimum number of parking spaces, or in cases where providing required parking would contribute to overbuilding parking in the area. These guidelines outline standard protocols and process for determining staff recommendations for proposed parking variances.

To review the guidelines, click here