Dublin Recreation Center Reopens with Safety Measures

Dublin Playgrounds, Park Restrooms Reopening

Starting June 10, Dublin park restrooms will reopen. However, the Ballantrae Community Park splash pad and restroom will remain closed at this time.

The following park restrooms open June 10: Amberleigh Park, Avery Central, Avery North, Avery South, Coffman Park, Coffman Pavilion, Coffman Skate Park, Darree Baseball, Darree Soccer East, Darree Soccer West, Emerald Central, Emerald North, Ferris-Wright Park, Kaltenbach Park, Miracle League, and Scioto Park.

Governor Mike DeWine has also announced that certain entrainment venues, including playgrounds, may reopen June 10, with health and safety restrictions:

Aquariums, art galleries, country clubs, ice skating rinks, indoor family entertainment centers, indoor sports facilities, laser tag facilities, movie theaters (indoor), museums, playgrounds (outdoor), public recreation centers, roller skating rinks, social clubs, trampoline parks, and zoos.

Day camps and residential camps may open at any time, according to DeWine’s office.

City Moves Forward with Proposed Restart Plan

Following Thursday night’s special City Council meeting, the City will move forward with its proposed

Restart/Reopen Plan:
  • Opened May 26 – tennis courts, baseball, softball and cricket fields, and skate park.
  • June 1 – City office buildings will reopen to the public by appointment only. Online service tools like the GoDublin app are encouraged.
  • June 1 – Hearings will resume at the Justice Center/Mayor’s Court.
  • June 8 – Proposed date for the Dublin Community Recreation Center to reopen with limited services and time restrictions.
  • June 15 – Proposed date for limited summer day camps.
  • Dublin Pool South and Indoor Lap Pool – These pools would open no sooner than July 1 based on Franklin County Public Health approval. Staff will continue to assess health guidelines, operational needs and associated costs. Staff will respond to Council’s questions and provide updates between now and July 1.
  Closed until further notice:
  • Contact sport areas, park shelters, Ballantrae Community Park Spray Fountains, park restrooms, and water fountains.
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City Services

Not Impacted at This Time. While City buildings are closed until further notice to reduce the community spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), City services are continuing as scheduled. That is subject to change during this rapidly evolving public health crisis. We will keep you posted on the City's response to this situation on our social media platforms and here on our website.


Independence Day: Dublin is among 19 cities and 17 counties and townships in the Columbus region deciding to postpone Independence Day fireworks displays to protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic. City staff is planning new and creative ways to celebrate Independence Day and our community’s American patriotic spirit.

Dublin Irish Festival It is with deep disappointment that The City of Dublin announces the cancellation of the 33rd annual Dublin Irish Festival set for July 31, Aug. 1-2, 2020.

Tax Returns

The City of Dublin Department of Taxation has extended the due date for filing and paying your Dublin 2019 annual tax return and for individual and business taxpayers to July 15, 2020. First and second quarter estimated payments for tax year 2020 will also be due on July 15, 2020. If you have any questions, please call the office of Taxation at 614.410.4460 or visit: https://dublinohiousa.gov/taxation/

Development Department

Building permit activity can be conducted online at the links below. Counter staff are prepared to take your calls at 614.410.4670. If absolutely necessary, staff will meet in person by appointment only. Inspections will be scheduled online and by phone. Planning applications, submissions and review can be done online and/or with assistance by phone at 614-410-4600.

Dublin Cares: Connecting When it Matters Most

Our community is united in offering support to one another during the COVID-19 crisis. Learn how you can request help, share resources with those in need, or volunteer to help support our local social service providers..

Business & Employee Resources

The City has issued an Executive Order Regarding Temporary Signs to Advertise Local Businesses During the COVID-19 State of Emergency

COVID-19 is presenting unprecedented challenges for businesses and the workforce. One Columbus, the economic development organization for the 11-county Columbus Region, has compiled a list of programs and resources available to employers and employees.

JobsOhio also has a list of resources for companies affected by the coronavirus.

Help protect the public against the spread of COVID-19: State Guidelines for Testing Employees

Ohio Resources for Economic Support for Individuals and families, small businesses and non-profits.

Franklin County Commissioners Announce Support for Struggling Small Businesses and Employees

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MORPC Central Ohio Coronavirus Data Hub

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