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Co-existing With Wildlife – Coyotes

Many species of wildlife are adept at adjusting to changing habitats and the presence of humans, capitalizing on new food sources and nesting opportunities. Here are some resources and tips for making sure your property is less attractive to wildlife such as coyotes, and for keeping your pets safe. About Coyotes Coyotes are shy and cautious animals and will typically…

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Meeting Cancelation Notice: Waterline Replacement Project

Due to severe weather conditions, the public meeting regarding the Waterline Replacement Project, scheduled for 5–6:30 pm on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at the Municipal Services Center, has been canceled. The meeting was intended to discuss the proposed waterline replacement work on Walhaven Road, Bramford Road, and Overdale Road. The project includes the replacement of the existing water main, switching…

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Parks & Rec Cancelations & Closures Due to Severe Weather

In response to the forecasted severe weather conditions, the City of Upper Arlington Parks & Recreation Department has made the following adjustments to its schedule for today, April 2, 2024: UA Senior Center, including Studio 55, will close at 1 pm. All Parks & Recreation programming scheduled for 1 pm or later is cancelled. All Athletic Fields are closed. These…

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Purrfectly Legal: Upper Arlington Introduces ‘Purrmit UA’ for Residential Catios

The City of Upper Arlington is constantly looking for ways to modernize housing stock and help families in the community live richer, healthier lives. We regularly review City regulations to ensure that we are encouraging modern housing options. In recent years, we have modified our housing standards to allow for home offices above detached garages, and in 2022 we changed…

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Sustainability Fair

10 am-2 pm, Saturday, April 6 Tremont Library The Tremont Library is hosting a Sustainability Fair on Saturday, April 6 to mark the start of Earth Month. Co-sponsored with Sustainable UA, the event celebrates the various initiatives happening in our community to help us all become better stewards of our natural environment. Visit with local organizations, try hands-on activities, learn…

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Coexisting with Local Wildlife

As Central Ohio continues to grow, the abundance of wildlife is adapting to dwindling natural habitats and capitalizing on the new food sources and nesting opportunities. Most times we can coexist peacefully with the beautiful array of birds, rabbits, squirrels and other creatures that take up residence in our yards and public parks, but some wildlife can become unwelcome “tenants,”…

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Building Permit Reminders

If you have decided this is the year to remodel a part of your home or upgrade your patio, the City’s Community Development Department can help you with an important first step: checking to see if your home improvement project requires a permit. The permitting and inspection process is important because it allows building and planning staff to ensure new…

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Thompson Park Playground Demolition

Exciting changes are coming to Thompson Park! To make way for a new and improved playground, the existing equipment will be removed, with demolition expected to begin in early April. We know this may be sad news for some, but we’re thrilled about the new playground that will soon take its place. Over 200 residents provided feedback on design options…

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Upper Arlington Nominated by Local Magazines for “Best Of” Awards

Upper Arlington residents have always known their community is something special, and now two central Ohio magazines are recognizing that fact. 614 Magazine and CityScene Magazine have nominated Upper Arlington for their respective "Best of" awards, highlighting the city's vibrant community and patriotic celebrations. Best Neighborhood Nomination 614 Magazine has nominated Upper Arlington for the title of "Best Neighborhood" in…

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2023 Community Award Recipients Announced

UA is overflowing with groups and individuals who dedicate their time and energy to enriching lives and building community. As needs and opportunities change, new programs quickly emerge that fill any gaps in service and support. A long-held tradition for the City each year is a celebration of the best in our community, through the annual Community Awards Program. As…

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Upper Arlington Welcomes Two New Police Officers

Upper Arlington is proud to welcome two new police officers to its ranks. Abigail Wenger and Mason Morris graduated on March 15, 2024, from the Columbus Police Training Academy as part of the 143rd Recruit Class. The new officers completed over 30 weeks of intense training, covering a wide range of essential skills and knowledge areas. From patrol procedures to…

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Upper Arlington Community Foundation Updates

Good news has been coming thick and fast from the Upper Arlington Community Foundation these days, highlighting a variety of impressive initiatives that are making our community better in a variety of exciting ways. Edwards Green The Foundation recently announced the gift of green space to the community, thanks to the family of Michael and Phaedra Edwards, in honor of…

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Upper Arlington Firefighters Join Efforts in Logan County Disaster Operations

In response to the devastating storms that struck Logan County on March 14, 2024, three members of the Upper Arlington Fire Division have been mobilized to assist in search, rescue, and disaster operations. These firefighters are part of the Central Ohio Strike Team (COST), a specialized unit consisting of selected members from various area fire departments. The Central Ohio Strike…

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2023 Income Tax Filings

The April 15 tax filing deadline is fast approaching. In Upper Arlington, all residents aged 18 years and over must file an annual income tax return with the City, regardless of whether any tax is due. The City uses the services of the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) for the processing of UA income taxes. As an extra service for…

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