Snow Removal

New Technology Makes SnowGo Even Better 

You may have noticed cameras on Avery Road over S.R. 33, Emerald Parkway, Glacier Ridge and Hyland Croy Road intersection. They are Vue Robotics weather camera stations.

This new technology provides our SnowGo warriors a panoramic view of streets and gives information on:

  • Air Temperature
  • Surface Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Dew Point
  • Air Pressure and Quality
  • Heat Index
  • Wind Speed and Direction

These weather stations bring a new level to our ice and snow treatment.

Roadway temperatures are always the most critical aspect of snow events. The roadway could be below freezing while the air temperature is just above 32 degrees or vice versa. These weather stations help the City make more informed decisions on combatting the elements.

We can also determine what parts of Dublin will be impacted first by a specific snow event and when based on wind speed and direction. The weather map with this technology provides a measurement tool to estimate how far away an incoming storm is.

We can even utilize these stations for year-round monitoring. Data on humidity, dew point, heat index, air pressure, and quality play a role. With these, our Public Service division can make more informed decisions on weather that will impact community events, construction projects and more.

Access to more snow and ice information than ever before

  • Get up-to-the-minute information on which Dublin streets have been treated.
  • Search the map by address to check recent activity on a specific street.
  • Receive timely, weather-related messages.View on any device at anytime.

Weather Outlets

The City has a curb-to-curb snow removal policy. Dangerous hills, curves, and bridges are monitored and treated as necessary throughout an event. All public streets within Dublin receive snow removal service according to the following priorities that have been established based on traffic volumes and speeds:

Priority 1

Major arteries are plowed first. These streets will continue to receive treatment as long as weather conditions continue. Blowing snow and freezing roads once snow has thawed can require continued treatment.

Priority 2

Main roads through subdivisions, streets connecting two or more priority 1 streets. These streets will be plowed and salted once priority 1 streets have received treatment.

Priority 3

Residential streets, courts, cul-de-sacs and alleys will be serviced once priority 1 and priority 2 streets are cleared.

Recreation Paths

Paths that have been determined high-traffic routes for schools are cleared first, followed by paths used for recreational use.

Please be aware that multiple passes may need to be made to fully service a roadway curb-to- curb. 

Not treated by City of Dublin

Private residential and commercial streets and sidewalks as well as streets in other jurisdictions.

Residents can assist the snow plowing process in several ways:

  • Do not shovel or plow snow into City streets.
  • Do not shovel or plow snow around fire hydrants or mailboxes.
  • Keep distance from the snow plows.
  • Keep children away from snow plows
  • Remove parked cars from the street.
  • Do not attempt to pass a snow plow.

Residents are required to keep their sidewalks, curbs and gutters in repair and free of snow, ice, debris and obstructions. Depositing snow or ice on any public sidewalk, street, bike path, road or highway is not permitted.

When shoveling a driveway, place as much snow as possible from the driveway apron on the “downstream” side (left side of apron as you are standing at the street looking up the driveway).  This reduces the amount of snow that the plow will catch and push back into the driveway apron as it passes.

For seasonal information on snow and ice removal, call 614.410.4750.

Snow Emergency

In accordance with Ohio law, the City of Dublin recognizes the following snow emergency classifications as issued by Franklin, Delaware and Union counties:

  • Level 1 – Conditions are hazardous, motorists should drive carefully.
  • Level 2 – Motorists should drive only when necessary
  • Level 3 – Roads are closed to non-emergency travel. Police may arrest motorists who are on the road unnecessarily.

Public Records Request Overview

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.

Why JustFOIA?

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.

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Core Values

Integrity, Respect, Communication, Teamwork, Accountability, Positive Attitude & Dedication to Service.

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.

  • Integrity. We are open and honest. We honor our commitments to the community and each other. Our actions are consistent with what we say.
  • Respect. We treat our coworkers and members of the community with courtesy and dignity. We embrace diversity and acknowledge the needs, responsibilities and inherent worth of each individual.
  • Communication. We maintain an environment in which employees feel free to share ideas and information. We promote open interaction throughout the organization to ensure knowledge and understanding among all employees and our community.
  • Teamwork. We create a climate in which all employees work together and support the individual talents and contributions of team members. We celebrate successes and see mistakes as opportunities for growth; we will never willingly let a member of our team fail.
  • Accountability. We are responsible to our community and each other for our personal and organizational decisions, actions and performance results. We are committed stewards of our City’s assets and resources.
  • Positive Attitude. We focus our efforts on constructive behavior, attitudes and solutions. We promote an environment that people love going to every day – a place where each individual can find a sense of belonging, inspiration, enjoyment and meaning.
  • Dedication to Service. We pursue innovation and continuous improvement in all we do. We are committed to efficient, effective and responsive service delivery that makes a difference in the lives of those we serve.

Leadership Philosophy

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.

City Code

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.

Revised Charter of Dublin, Ohio

This Revised Charter, as adopted on March 19, 1996, became effective on July 4, 1996.

Zoning Code

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.

Service Center
6555 Shier Rings Rd

Hours: Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Chipper Service Hotline (24 hours)
Phone 614.410.4780

City Forester
Phone: 614.410.4701 | Fax: 614.761.6512

Parks & Recreation
Phone: 614.410.4700 | Fax: 614.761.6512

Phone: 614.410.4750 | Fax: 614.761.6512

Streets & Utilities
Phone: 614.410.4750 | Fax: 614.761.6512

Street Maintenance
Phone: 614.410.4750 | Fax: 614.761.6512

Trash Collection
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