Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) Public Notice

An application to establish a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA), defined in Ohio Revised Code Section 4301.82, was submitted to the Bowling Green City Council on June 1, 2020.  The application is on file in the office of the Clerk of Council and can be reviewed online at the City’s website at, or by appointment at the City Administrative Services Building, 304 N. Church Street, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402.  A public hearing was held by City Council on June 15, 2020 to discuss the creation of a DORA in the downtown area of the City of Bowling Green.

This public notice provides notification that City Council plans to take action on the proposed DORA at the Monday, July 6, 2020 Council meeting.  The meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber in the City Administrative Services Building located at 304 N. Church Street, Bowling Green, Ohio.  The meeting can also be viewed online at

DORA Application