Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area - DORA

An application to establish a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA), defined in Ohio Revised Code Section 4301.82, was submitted to the City of Wooster and Wooster City Council on July 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 by contacting Lynne DePaulo, Council Clerk, at (330)263-5242 or emailing A public hearing is scheduled for August 17, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss the creation of a DORA in the downtown area of the City of Wooster. 

This public notice provides notification that Wooster City Council plans to have a first reading of the legislation for the proposed DORA at the Monday, August 17, 2020 City Council meeting. The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. Public viewing will be available on the City's YouTube channel ( Public comments will be monitored during the live stream video.

Application for Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA)