The Planning & Zoning Commission reviews all applications for Planned Unit Development Districts (PUD), Bridge Street District (BSD), Conditional Uses, Preliminary & Final plat, and provides a recommendation to City Council for Rezoning Applications.
The Board of Zoning Appeals must review all applications for Variance requests, Administrative Appeals for zoning or building decisions issued by the City and Special Permits for certain other activities.
The Architectural Review Board reviews modifications to any site or structure within the limits of the Historic District in addition to any outlying historic properties identified in Appendix G of the Zoning Code.
The Administrative Review Team is the reviewing body for certain application types in the Bridge Street District (BSD), the West Innovation District (WID), and for Wireless Communication Facilities.
As prescribed by Chapter 150.140-150.146 of the codified ordinances of the City of Dublin, building trade contractors and subcontractors are required to obtain a Contractor’s Registration prior to commencing work in the City.
Dublin is required by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to comply with its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Phase II municipal separate storm sewer system program.
In order to support faster response and better tracking of requests, the City of Dublin uses JustFOIA to collect, respond to and manage public information requests.
JustFOIA is a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) online application that helps streamline the open records request process for the community and improve efficiencies in getting requested information quickly and accurately.
The application lets community members submit requests for all city records, including police reports. Commonly requested information includes accident reports, copies of resolutions and body-camera video.
We are and always have been a proud local democracy. In our service, we strive to provide the best quality of life and environment in which our residents and businesses can thrive. We seek to ally our proud traditions with the best innovations of the future.
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The City of Dublin operates under a set of seven key core values: integrity, respect, communication, teamwork, accountability, positive attitude and dedication to service. Staff members use these seven values as the basis for daily decision-making, including the decisions that go into the budget process.
We are members of an organization that succeeds because of teamwork, dedication, diversity and the innovative spirit of all of our members. Together, we build a culture of trust, service, mutual respect, inclusion and open communication. We hold ourselves mutually accountable to promote and sustain continuous learning and to develop the learning potential that exists in every member of our team.
The complete Dublin City Code is available online at American Legal City Ordinance website. Information staff at the Dublin branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library are available to help navigate this website.
This Revised Charter, as adopted on March 19, 1996, became effective on July 4, 1996.
The Zoning Code for Dublin is Chapter 153 of the Dublin Code of Ordinances. The Zoning Code sets land development requirements and establishes different uses within individual districts. Zoning regulations address the physical development of a site, such as building height, lot requirements, setbacks from lot lines, minimum numbers of parking spaces, sign types and sizes, and other related regulations.
Jenny Rauch, Director of Planning
Monday – Friday
8 am – 5 pm
Brad Fagrell, PE, Director of Building Standards, Chief Building Official
Permit Window: 614.410.4670
Review Services: 614.410.4608
Permit Window Hours:
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Inspector Phone Availability:
7:30 a.m. – 3:30 a.m.
Paul Hammersmith, Director of Engineering
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
5555 Perimeter Drive
Dublin, Ohio, 43017
Mon – Fri: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.