June 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Expanded Dining Areas and Temporary Portable Structures
City Manager Dana McDaniel recently signed two temporary emergency orders to help support businesses and restaurants opening up under the COVID-19 State’s Responsible RestartOhio Plan. These orders are intended to support operations and social/physical distancing required by the State’s Restart Plan. These temporary amendments will immediately cease upon termination of the State of Emergency or as otherwise mandated by the City Manager and the portable structures and temporary uses will be required to be removed and the site restored.
Temporary Outdoor Dining Patios
A business may temporarily expand their outdoor dining and eating area outside of the currently designated/approved location to allow for increased social distancing related to COVID-19. These temporary amendments will immediately cease upon termination of the State of Emergency or as otherwise mandated by the City Manager and the expanded outdoor dining and seating will be required to be removed and the site restored. Guidelines and stipulations
Portable Structures and Temporary Uses
Portable Nonresidential Structures. A business may temporarily erect a building(s) or similar structure(s) designed for occupation which is not placed on a permanent foundation to allow for testing, waiting or staging related to COVID-19. The definition shall include construction trailers, portable classrooms, tents, trailers and other similar structures. A Certificate of Zoning Plan Approval shall be required to permit these designated portable structures and temporary uses. Permit process and information
City Moves Forward with Proposed Restart Plan
Following Thursday night’s special City Council meeting, the City will move forward with its proposed
Closed until further notice:
- 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.
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- Contact sport areas, park shelters, Ballantrae Community Park Spray Fountains, park restrooms, and water fountains.
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.
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.
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/
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.
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