Vacant Properties Rehabilitation
Earlier this year, the City announced the Vacant and Abandoned Property Initiative (VAP). The initiative is a three point program that outlines a plan of attack to address the increase in vacant and abandoned houses in Columbus neighborhoods.
Economic Development & Job Creation
Click here for additional information regarding Economic Development Incentives offered throughout our City.
Community Garden Program
The Land Redevelopment Office is looking for community groups, non profits, companies, and individuals to help organize and build community gardens on Land Bank properties.
Downtown District Code Update and New Design Guidelines - ADOPTED
The City of Columbus, in cooperation with the Downtown Commission, is undertaking a major revision of the downtown zoning district and creation of design guidelines for use in conjunction with the code.
The East Franklinton Creative Community District Plan was adopted by City Council on November 12, 2012. It establishes a vision for revitalization as an urban mixed use neighborhood, building upon East Franklinton’s history and recent efforts by the public and private sector and individuals to remake the neighborhood. This web page has been established to communicate the various initiatives underway in East Franklinton and will be updated on a regular basis.