header-left
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 3006-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/25/2018 In control: Rules & Reference Committee
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To amend Sections 3332.37, 3333.34, 3345.16, and 3347.12 of the Columbus Zoning Code, Title 33, to prohibit the sale or transfer of firearms in residential zoning districts.
Sponsors: Priscilla Tyson
Explanation

BACKGROUND:
The current Columbus Zoning Code provides for limited home occupations in several similarly-worded code sections across the multiple residential zoning districts and code chapters. This code change would clarify that the sale or transfer of any firearm is prohibited as part of any allowed home occupation. All other conditions of the home occupation provision remain the same.

The Columbus Development Commission reviewed and recommended approval of this amendment at its monthly public meeting held on October 11, 2018

FISCAL IMPACT: None

Title
To amend Sections 3332.37, 3333.34, 3345.16, and 3347.12 of the Columbus Zoning Code, Title 33, to prohibit the sale or transfer of firearms in residential zoning districts.

Body

WHEREAS, the current Columbus Zoning Code provides for limited home occupations in several similarly worded code sections across the multiple residential zoning districts and code chapters; and

WHEREAS, this code change would clarify that the sale or transfer of any firearm is prohibited as part of any allowed home occupation; and

WHEREAS, all other conditions of the home occupation provision remain the same; and

WHEREAS, the Columbus Development Commission reviewed and recommended approval of this amendment at its monthly public meeting held on October 11, 2018; now, therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

SECTION 1. That the existing Section 3332.37 of the Columbus City Codes is hereby amended to read as follows:

3332.37 - Home occupation.
The purpose of this section is to permit a home occupation as an accessory use if it is compatible with the residential character of the neighborhood in which it is located and is conducted so as not to have an adverse effect upon the average neighbor under normal circumstances; to set standards by which to judge the operation of such use; and to prohibit uses which are incompatible with permissible uses in residential districts. A home occupation...

Click here for full text