Neighborhood Resources

Neighborhood Block Party

The City of Dublin offers block party packages to Dublin civic and homeowners associations once per calendar year. The package  includes tents, chairs, tables, trash bins, sandwich boards, barricades and a sound system. Association leadership may formally reserve the package in January of each year for block party events falling between May 1 and Oct. 31. 

2022 Fall Neighborhood Leaders Meeting

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
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Neighborhood Groups by Type

Civic Associations

Civic associations are the most informal of the three types of residential groups. Common activities for Civic Associations include, but are not limited to:

  • organize neighborhood activities
  • oversee common space
  • provide volunteers for neighborhood projects
  • support change and improvement efforts
  • advocate for neighborhood interests, such as beautification projects

Although participation in civic associations cannot be required, residents can voluntary pay dues to help support neighborhood projects.

Homeowners Association

A homeowners’ association is a formal organization that is made up of property owners and is responsible for the governance, maintenance, and upkeep of the neighborhood.The groups establish a declaration of covenants and a set of bylaws must be filed in office of the recorder with the county. To view any of Dublin’s Homeowner Association’s declarations, check with the county recorder for that neighborhood.

The declaration and bylaws include such information as:

  • how the board of directors is elected
  • the number of board members
  • the responsibilities and powers of the board
  • how board members can be removed from office
  • whether a manager or managing agent may be used
  • the time and place of meetings
  • information on residents’ dues

Condo Association

By law, all condominiums in Ohio must have a “unit owner association” that includes all owners. The condo association as they are commonly called, starts with a declaration outlining common areas and other details that is placed on file with the county recorder’s office. The association is managed by a board of directors. The board of directors can enact budgets, levy assessments, as well as enforce the declaration, bylaws, and rules of the condo. The board also has the right to make rules and manage the common areas and to grant permission to alter a limited common area or element.

Neighborhood Explorer

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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Mission

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.

Vision

A global city of choice. Vibrant. Innovative. Engaged.

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.

City Hall
5555 Perimeter Dr.
Dublin, Ohio 43017

Phone:
614.410.4442

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